Tag: crime

Lafayette Marathon robbed; suspects caught on video

Lafayette Marathon robbed; suspects caught on video

| May 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects captured in  surveillance photos during a recent robbery. According to a report, police officers responded to 4226 S. Lafayette St. in reference to an initially unknown problem. Upon arrival, officers were told that an armed robbery had occurred at the Marathon […]

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Man shot trying to stop van break in; suspect apprehended near scene

Man shot trying to stop van break in; suspect apprehended near scene

| May 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:43 a.m., April 27, Fort Wayne police responded to the reported shooting at 2129 Oakley Street at 9:43 a.m. Uniform officers arrived to find a male adult that was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local hospital where his condition was determined to […]

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Four arrested after warrant served

Four arrested after warrant served

| April 28, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Just before noon, April 24, officers of Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant in the 800 block of Poplar.  As a result of this investigation, four individuals were arrested at the scene. They were: • Michael Cardwell, arrested on a felony […]

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Three adults, one juvenile arrested in meth raid

Three adults, one juvenile arrested in meth raid

| April 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Shortly after noon, on April 15, Officers of the FWPD Emergency Services Team and Detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant at a residence located in the 4800 block of Smith Street in connection with a drug investigation. Officers found evidence of the onsite manufacture of methamphetamine as well as […]

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Two arrested in area shootings

Two arrested in area shootings

| April 7, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Approximately 1:05 p.m., March 30, the Fort Wayne Police Department Gang and Violent Crimes Unit, Vice & Narcotics Division, and Robbery & Homicide Division arrested Deonte Young and a 17-year old juvenile in connection with two recent shootings. The juvenile was charged with attempted murder and aggravated battery in the March 24 shooting of […]

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State Boulevard McDonald’s robber sought

State Boulevard McDonald’s robber sought

| March 24, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police detectives need the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect whose image was captured in surveillance photographs during a recent robbery. At approximately 11 p.m., March 16, a black male subject entered the McDonald’s restaurant located at 3940 E. State Blvd., and committed an armed robbery. The suspect is described as being a […]

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Six local liquor stores hit by bogus credit card schemer

Six local liquor stores hit by bogus credit card schemer

| March 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the theft suspect captured in surveillance photographs from various Cap N Cork stores in the city. The suspect is alleged to have used stolen or fake credit cards and IDs to make the purchases. According to police reports, the thefts happened […]

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Police release photo of Dollar General robbery suspects

Police release photo of Dollar General robbery suspects

| March 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the two suspects captured in a recently released surveillance photo during a robbery earlier this year According to a police report, and officer responded at approximately 8:18 a.m., Jan. 11 to a report of an armed robbery at Dollar General located at […]

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Woman robbed outside gas station after marijuana purchase; robber apologizes for ‘hard times’

Woman robbed outside gas station after marijuana purchase; robber apologizes for ‘hard times’

| March 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects captured in surveillance photographs in regard to a robbery that took place at approximately 1:25 a.m., Feb. 11 outside the Marathon gas station on Spring Street. According to a police report, the victim said she went to the Marathon […]

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Man shot outside Piere’s dies; another injured

Man shot outside Piere’s dies; another injured

| March 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:03 a.m., March 15, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were working security outside of Pierre’s nightclub and had just finished clearing out a small fight in the parking lot as the club closed. Moments later, officers heard numerous gunshots erupt in the crowd, and made their way through hundreds of people, […]

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