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FWPD: Woman pictured in bar surveillance photo no longer a person of interest in homicide case

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Fort Wayne Police say they’re no longer considering the woman pictured in a surveillance photo at a Fort Wayne bar a person of interest in a homicide case.  On Tuesday, the department released a picture of a woman at the Brass Rail as a …

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Opioid exposure in Allen County Jail

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The Allen County Sheriff’s Department said there was an opioid exposure at the Allen County Jail earlier today. 31 confinement officers and one nurse from Allen County Jail were taken to the hospital Monday to be evaluated after police say a substance was found …

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Police: man with fake mustache/beard involved in armed robbery

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – Fort Wayne police say a man with a fake mustache or beard went into the Walmart store on Apple Glen Boulevard Saturday night, walked up to the Cash Services Center, showed a handgun and demanded money. It was around 6:15 P.M. when police …

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Adams and Wells County law enforcement arrest dozens in drug sweep

NORTHEAST INDIANA, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Officers with the Adams and Wells County DETECT Drug Taskforce wrapped up a year-long drug investigation Thursday morning.  Multiple law enforcement agencies executed “Operation Buzzkill” that involved heroin, cocaine, meth, spice, and prescription drugs.   At the time of publication, police said 25 of the …

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UPDATE: Man dead after shooting identified

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) – One man is dead after a shooting early Tuesday morning on Fort Wayne’s southeast side. According to the Fort Wayne Police Department, it was 1:12 a.m. when officers went to the scene, in the 2900 block of Smith Street, near McKee Street. There, police found a man who …

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Noble County Sheriff’s Department looking for wanted man

Police are looking for your help finding a wanted Noble County man. The Noble County Sheriff’s Department said Nathaniel Scott Oliver is wanted on an outstanding warrant for probation violation, dealing in methamphetamine and neglect of a dependent. Oliver is a 6’2″ man weighing 170 pounds. He has brown hair and …

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Fort Wayne narcotics investigation nets two arrests

Two people were arrested following a narcotics investigation Tuesday. The Fort Wayne Police Department said the raid comes after an investigation into alleged fentanyl dealing out of a home in the 6000 block of Dichotomy Court. The investigation resulted in police obtaining a search warrant for the home.  Neither resident of …

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One man in custody after overnight standoff on Fort Wayne’s northeast side

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — (Fort Wayne’s NBC News) One man is in custody after a standoff Wednesday night on Fort Wayne’s northeast side.  Police responded to reports of gunshots at the Baldwin Creek apartments on Hobson Road at around 11:40 p.m. Officers arrived on scene to find a woman who said …

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Marijuana, handguns and cash seized in Mercer County, Ohio bust

MERCER COUNTY, Ohio (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — An Ohio man is facing drug trafficking charges following a drug bust on Halloween.  Around 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 31, the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department, the Rockford Police Department, the Grand Lake Drug Task Force, and the Coldwater Police Department K9 unit served a search …

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