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Crime and Safety Report: December 3-9 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: December 3-9 Edition

| December 3, 2014

Media coverage, subsequent public tips lead to robbery arrest FORT WAYNE—Police officials say media coverage that led to citizen tips have resulted in the arrest of a suspect in the Nov. 17 robbery of the Cap-n-Cork liquor store at 1425 N. Coliseum Blvd. Officials say they arrested 21-year-old Magellan Princeton Steward this past weekend in […]

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Crime and Safety Report: November 26-December 2 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: November 26-December 2 Edition

| November 25, 2014

Three injured in apparent shooting FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:28 a.m., Nov. 15, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a local hospital in reference to three individuals who were transported to the hospital suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Upon arriving at the hospital, all three individuals were listed in critical condition. They were identified as: […]

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FWPD seeks assistance identifying robbery suspect

FWPD seeks assistance identifying robbery suspect

| October 30, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police officials say the need the public’s assistance in identifying the robbery suspect captured in this accompanying surveillance photograph, taken during an attempted armed robbery, that occurred at approximately 8:09, Oct. 28 at the Marathon gas station at 9501 Maysville Road. The suspect is described as male white, in his 20s, approximately 5’10”, […]

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Crime and Safety Report: October 29-November 4 Edition

| October 29, 2014

Man charged with murder in cemetery death of woman FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:20 p.m., Oct. 20, Fort Wayne police responded to the Catholic Cemetery located at 3500 Lake Avenue when ground crews discovered a woman down on the undeveloped portion of the cemetery property which is immediately south of the cemetery itself. Officers, medics and […]

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Crime and Safety Report: Oct. 8-14 Edition

| October 8, 2014

Police seek identity of BP station armed robbers FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking the public to assist us in the robbery investigation of the of the Sparky Mart BP Station located at 4935 Bluffton Road. Police officials are hopeful that someone might recognize something unique about the mannerisms, physical shape, or even […]

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An officer’s betrayal: Decorated black FWPD officer fights for job, reputation

An officer’s betrayal: Decorated black FWPD officer fights for job, reputation

| October 7, 2014

An officer’s betrayal: Decorated black FWPD officer fights for job, reputation Son defends father’s service to department, community Editor’s note: Over the years, Fort Wayne Police Officer Frederick “Fred” Rogers Sr. has earned a reputation as one of the city’s most well-known law enforcement officials. During his tenure in the Detective Bureau, Rogers compiled a […]

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Increased local enforcement against impaired driving

| August 27, 2014

FORT WAYNE–The Allen County Traffic Safety Partnership–Fort Wayne, Allen Co. New Haven Police Departments] has a very direct message for motorists:  Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.  Officers recently announced zero tolerance for anyone attempting to drive while impaired. “Drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs will be immediately arrested and taken to jail,” […]

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Black chamber to host reception for Chief Garry Hamilton

Black chamber to host reception for Chief Garry Hamilton

| January 17, 2014

The Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce is schedule to host a Community Meet & Greet Reception for newly appointed Fort Wayne Police Chief Garry Hamilton, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Jan. 20.

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Police report barricade incident

Police report barricade incident

| January 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:47 p.m., Jan. 2, Fort Wayne Police responded to the intersection of New Haven Avenue and Coliseum Boulevard on the report of a possible kidnap attempt. The 911 Communications Center was alerted by a passing motorist who witnessed an adult female escape a motor vehicle by climbing out of a window of […]

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Garry Hamilton sworn in as FWPD chief

Garry Hamilton sworn in as FWPD chief

| January 10, 2014

The new year started off on an historic note with the swearing in of a new slate of high-ranking public safety officials—including one who serves as a city first.

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