Three charged in coordinated drug raids FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:42 a.m., July 3, the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Vice & Narcotics division, along with members of the FWPD Emergency Services Team simultaneously served two search warrants at two separate locations. Narcotics detectives received information that synthetic drugs were being sold and/or manufactured from 2737 West […]
Pedestrian killed in Pontiac Street traffic mishap FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:58 p.m., June 5, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2800 block of E. Pontiac Street on a report of an injury accident. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. The man, later […]
By now, you know of the tragic killings in Santa Barbara, Calif. And again, there will be tremendous political debate over gun control and background checks for people—particularly those with mental health issues. Yes, we know not every victim was shot; some were stabbed. Point is, there comes a time when the debate over constitutional […]
Woman stabbed, man arrested FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:45 p.m., May 20, Fort Wayne police responded to 7911 Decatur Road on a reported stabbing. Officers arrived to find an adult female suffering from multiple stab wounds. She was transported from the scene in serious condition but once at the hospital her condition was downgraded to critical. […]
By Eric Hackley Eric Hackley: I’ve seen pictures of you fishing, hunting with a bow and arrow and shooting birds with a shotgun. This is somewhat untypical. Charita Niedermeyer: If you go back in my history, I’m from what people call the mean streets of Gary, Ind. Gary is real close to Chicago. So we’re […]
Reports courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department Woman stabbed, man arrested FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4 a.m., Dec. 28, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of women being heard screaming in the 2600 block of Fairfield View Place. An officer responding to the scene […]
On Nov. 16, the Rev. Bill McGill, senior pastor of Imani Baptist Temple is scheduled to begin his second 40-day water-only fast as his personal act of intervention to end the rash of violence in our community.