Tag: police

State Boulevard McDonald’s robber sought

State Boulevard McDonald’s robber sought

| March 24, 2015 | Reply

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. Michael Joyner 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 […]

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Video: Terry Lymon on knowing your rights

Video: Terry Lymon on knowing your rights

| February 10, 2015

Retired Indiana State Police Officer Terry Lymon delivers a very passionate, yet intellectual plea on the importance of black men knowing their constitutional rights. Mr. Lymon suggests that some corrupt officers use your ignorance of your rights against you. If the police know or think that you may know your rights, that may eliminate or lessen their potential deviant behavior against you.

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Crime and Safety Report: February 4-10 Edition

Crime and Safety Report: February 4-10 Edition

| February 4, 2015

Police seek suspects in jewelry store smash and grab FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals captured in surveillance photos taken at Jared’s Jewelry Store during the smash and grab robbery that took place Jan. 25. According to police reports, officers were dispatched to the Jared’s […]

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The movement, the police state, letter and prescription for healing

The movement, the police state, letter and prescription for healing

| January 13, 2015

Let us start by stating the obvious: America needs to have a serious, in-depth conversation about race. There is much this nation needs to  discuss with regard to race, from problems of economic and health disparity to the segregation in our spiritual institutions on Sunday mornings that belies the sickness of human division. That’s a […]

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Multiple drug raids aimed at ‘spice’ suppliers

Multiple drug raids aimed at ‘spice’ suppliers

| October 15, 2014

ALLEN COUNTY—On Oct. 6, multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a series of drug raids that targeted the illegal sales and manufacturing of “synthetic marijuana” also known as “spice” at locations in both the northeast and northwest portions of the city. Raids were carried out at: ● 1210 Marion St. ● 1218 Marion St. ● 1220 […]

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Policing the police

Policing the police

| August 31, 2014

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Except for the Good Lord, everybody has someone or something to “check” him or her. Unfortunately, President Obama has an unresponsive Congress to check him, and Supreme Court to do the same. Elected officials are checked by voters (when they vote), and the Securities and Exchange Commission usually checks corporate […]

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Wrongfully convicted man files suit against city

Wrongfully convicted man files suit against city

| May 14, 2014

By Michael McGee Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner “My life has been in upheaval for five years.” The Dallas Examiner first published Finding Normal After Not Guilty Verdict in June 2013. The article described the story of Reggie Ruffin who stated he was arrested in 2009 and 2010 for unrelated violent felonies. […]

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Mike Loomis proposes night court for Allen County

Mike Loomis proposes night court for Allen County

| February 20, 2014

Attorney Mike Loomis has proposed a new court setting that he says would make appearances for traffic and misdemeanor citations more convenient for officers and citizens alike.

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Three steps to reduce Fort Wayne crime

Three steps to reduce Fort Wayne crime

| January 14, 2014

Mike Loomis says we can lower the number of Fort Wayne crimes by being not only “tough on crime,” but by being “smart on crime.” Solve more cases, and do it more quickly.

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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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