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FWPD: Possible body floating

On May 4, 2021, at 8:41 am FWPD officers, FWFD personnel, DNR officers and medics were notified of a possible body floating in the Maumee River.
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FWPD: Shooting Investigation, River Run Trail

On May 2, 2021, at 8:34 pm The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a shooting in the 5700 block of River Run Trail.
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FWPD: Shooting Investigation, Hanna and Oxford Streets

On May 2, 2021, at 5:53 am, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a shooting at the intersection of Hanna and Oxford Streets in front of a local gas station.
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ISP Update: Kendallville Police Action Shooting

In the April 22, 2021 police action shooting investigation, the Noble County Prosecutor has now filed criminal charges against Justin Robert Weikel.
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FWPD: Pursuit and traffic accident

On April 28, 2021, at 1:55 pm, the Fort Wayne Police Department Gang and Violent Crimes Unit attempted to conduct a traffic stop which led to a pursuit and traffic accident at Robinwood Drive and McKinnie Avenue.

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FWFD: Car and Mobile Home Fire, Dunkelberg Road

The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called to a car fire that had spread to a mobile home in the 2220 block of Dunkelberg Road on April 17, 2021, at 3:12 am.

FWFD: Las Lomas Fire, Fairfield Avenue

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported fire at the Las Lomas Restaurant at 2202 Fairfield Avenue at 9:47 pm on April 16, 2021.

FWFD: House fire, High Street

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported house fire in the 1700 block of High Street at 8:01 pm April 11, 2021.

FWFD: Franke Plating fire

Fort Wayne Fire Department units responded to a report of smoke from Franke Plating at 2109 East Washington Boulevard at 12:52 am.

FWFD: Apartment fire, Farnsworth Drive

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported apartment fire in the 2500 block of Farnsworth Drive at 4:24 pm.

Allen County Coroner

14th 2021 Allen County Homicide

At about 06:41 hours on May 2, 2021, the Allen County Coroner’s Office was notified of the death of Daniel M. Nolan from Fort Wayne, Indiana.

13th 2021 Allen County Homicide

The Allen County Coroner’s Office was contacted at 05:50 hours on May 2, 2021, in reference to the death of Roderick J. Patterson from Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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FWPD: Fatal Stabbing Investigation, Trentman Avenue

On 5/2/2021 at 3:57 AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2400 block of Trentman Avenue in regards to a stabbing.

2021 12th Allen County Homicide

The Allen County Coroner has announced that Shane Van Guyen is the 12th Allen County Homicide in 2021.

2021 10th and 11th Allen County Homicides

The Allen County Coroner has announced that Jennifer Ann Dray and Amanda Lee Shroyer are the 10th and 11th Allen County Homicides in 2021.

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Mortgage Foreclosure Sales postponed

According to the Allen Superior Court order, the Allen County Sheriff's Department is postponing all mortgage foreclosure sales until further notice.

1980 County murders solved

Confessed Nationwide Serial Killer Samuel Little 79, has claimed responsibility for two 1980 Allen County Homicides.

Sheriff starts new Inmate Work Crew

Allen County Sheriff David J. Gladieux has implemented a new Inmate Work Crew Program which is comprised of low-risk inmates currently in custody at the Allen County Jail.

Local Police – March Enforcement Campaign

The Allen County Traffic Safety Partnership today announced they will increase education and enforcement around dangerous and impaired driving in March.
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Allen County Sheriff’s Department hiring

The Allen County Sheriff's Department has begun its recruiting process.

Public Safety News Releases

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20th Drug Take Back Day tomorrow – 4/24/2021

On Saturday, April 24, 2021, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is sponsoring the 20th nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back Day” initiative.

FWFD: House fire, St. Joe Center Road

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to the report of a house fire in the 6300 block of St. Joe Center Road at 7:53 pm on April 19, 2021.
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ISP Fort Wayne Regional Lab hiring

The Indiana State Police is currently accepting applications for three civilian staffing positions at the Fort Wayne Regional Lab.

FWFD: House fire, Third street

The Fort Wayne Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 11:18 pm on March 29, 2021, in the 1100 block of Third Street.

FWPD Homicide suspect wanted: Tykwan L. Walker

The Fort Wayne Police Department is looking for Tykwan L. Walker, a suspect in the murder of Heather Porter Hobbs.

Wanted Suspects

FWPD: Marina Zrnic sought in 3rd Street homicides

The Fort Wayne Police Department is looking for Marina Zrnic who is a Person of Interest in the Third Street double homicide on April 20, 2021.

FWPD: Suspect in fatal Easter morning hit-skip

The FWPD's FACT investigators are trying to identify the subject in the attached photos in reference to the fatal hit-skip vehicle accident on East morning.

FWPD Homicide suspect wanted: Tykwan L. Walker

The Fort Wayne Police Department is looking for Tykwan L. Walker, a suspect in the murder of Heather Porter Hobbs.

FWPD seeks burglary suspect ID

The Fort Wayne Police Department seeks burglary suspect ID and is asking for community help.
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FWPD: Joseph Rose sought for homicide

The Fort Wayne Police seeks Joseph Rose as a Person of Interest in the January 19, 2021, homicide at the Hawthorn Suites in Fort Wayne, Indiana.