Tag: crime

Crime and Safety: February 25-March 3 Edition

Crime and Safety: February 25-March 3 Edition

| February 25, 2015

Five-year-old killed by gunshot FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:05 p.m., Feb. 13, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1500 block of W. Fourth Street in regards to a shooting.  Upon arrival it was determined that some sort of negligent discharge involving a gun took place and a five year old female was […]

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Crime and Safety Report: February 11-17

Crime and Safety Report: February 11-17

| February 11, 2015

Simultaneous drug raids net multiple arrests| FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 3 members of the emergency Services Team along with the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives served search warrants of 814 Lake Avenue #3 and 3025 Plaza Drive in reference to an ongoing investigation into […]

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Crime and Safety Report: January 28-February 3 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: January 28-February 3 Edition

| January 27, 2015

After hours joint busted FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:30 a.m., Jan. 18, the Fort Wayne Police Department served a search warrant on and shut down an illegal after-hours club which had been operated in a residence at 415 E. Leith St. on the city’s southeast side. Rodney C. Brooks, 40, was arrested on charges of maintaining […]

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Crime and Safety Report: January 21-27 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: January 21-27 Edition

| January 21, 2015

Woman critically injured in shooting FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:08 a.m., Jan. 14, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue regarding a shooting. An adult female was found in the residence with a gunshot wound and taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Investigators determined that the […]

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Crime and Safety Report: January 14-20 Edition

| January 13, 2015

Caution not fear: No increase in local dog theft FORT WAYNE—Facebook and media reports have stated that animal theft is “on the rise” in our area. We took some time this morning to analyze these postings and get you the facts: • In 2015 Fort Wayne Police Department have not received any reports of animal […]

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Crime and Safety Report: December 31-January 6 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: December 31-January 6 Edition

| December 30, 2014

Sports & Spirits robber IDs sought FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:05 a.m., Dec. 15, a Fort Wayne police officer responded to 1723 E. Wayne St., Sports & Spirits, in regards to an armed robbery. A witness told the officer that shortly before calling the police, he saw someone run by the rear outdoor surveillance camera. Two […]

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Crime and Safety Report: December 24-30 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: December 24-30 Edition

| December 22, 2014

Two arrested in meth bust; four children removed from home FORT WAYNE—Shortly before 1 a.m., Dec. 12, members of the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Emergency Services Team and Vice and Narcotics Unit served a search warrant in connection to the manufacturing and distribution of Methamphetamine at 1018 Rabus Drive. Joshua Smith and Margaret Perlich were […]

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Attorney General Eric Holder seeks better educational opportunities for imprisoned juveniles

Attorney General Eric Holder seeks better educational opportunities for imprisoned juveniles

| December 21, 2014

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) –In an effort to provide sufficient educational opportunities for incarcerated youth,  the Department of Justice and the Department of Education have released a joint corrections guidance for state educational agencies, a move expected to help black youth, a group confined to juvenile correctional facilities at higher […]

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Crime and Safety Report: December 17-23

| December 17, 2014

Beware of holiday counterfeiters FORT WAYNE—‘Tis the season for counterfeiters and the Fort Wayne Police Department wants to remind both the retailers and citizens to be on the lookout for counterfeit currency. During the holiday season, as many as 50 percent of shoppers will be using paper currency versus credit and/or debit cards. Counterfeiters will […]

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Crime and Safety Report: December 10-16 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: December 10-16 Edition

| December 10, 2014

Public’s assistance in identifying woman using stolen credit card FORT WAYNE—Police officials are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a woman recently on a store surveillance photograph using a credit card reported stolen in an October residential burglary. The suspect in the photo is described as a white female. According to police reports, at approximately […]

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