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Fort Wayne man facing federal bank robbery charges from Kendallville holdup

KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A Fort Wayne man is facing federal charges stemming from a bank robbery, police pursuit and an officer-involved shooting earlier this month.  Danurell Blair, 39, is facing federal bank robbery charges for his alleged involvement in the Campbell & Fetter Bank in Kendallville on …

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Fort Wayne man facing drug charges following traffic stop in Wabash County

WABASH COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A Fort Wayne man is facing drug charges after police found more than 200 Xanax pills in his vehicle.  Joshua Cobb, 20, is facing a possession of a controlled substance charge and a dealing charge.  Indiana State Police pulled over Cobb’s car on …

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Man charged in toddler beating death learns trial date

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The man accused of beating a toddler to death earlier this year learned his trial date in court Wednesday.  Mitchell Vanryn, 27, is charged with murder along with aggravated battery and domestic battery charges.  He’s accused of beating his girlfriend’s two-year-old son to …

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Trial date for accused Meijer gas station shooter set for May 2018

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A Fort Wayne man accused of shooting a gas station attendant to death learned his trial date in court Wednesday. Victor Rivera, 21, is facing murder, robbery resulting in serious bodily injury and using a firearm in the commission of a crime in …

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“Operation: Breaking Traditions” results in 8 arrests, 6 warrants

A five-month narcotics investigation resulted in eight arrests and six warrants Thursday. The Bluffton Police Department said the arrests come after a five-month investigation by the DETECT Drug Task Force. This is a multi-jurisdictional effort consisting of officers from the Bluffton Police Department, the Wells County Sheriff’s Department, the Decatur Police Department, …

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Two found dead after possible shooting in Fort Wayne

Police are investigating after two people were found dead in a Fort Wayne home. Police responded to a home in the 2400 block of S. Calhoun Street around 10:30 on a report of a suspicious person. The Fort Wayne Police Department said the property owner called police after hearing a …

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Man found covered in blood taken to hospital, listed in critical condition

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Fort Wayne Police are trying to figure out how a man was found covered in blood on the city’s southeast side Saturday morning.  It all started just after 1 a.m. when police were called to the intersection of S. Anthony Boulevard and Oxford …

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Syracuse man accused of rape

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — A 43-year-old Syracuse man is accused of rape.  Timothy Eugene Rottger, 43, was taken into custody and preliminarily charged rape Thursday.  Just after 10:20 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a reported rape in the 100000 block of N 400 East in Kosciusko County.  A …

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Celia, Ohio police arrest 3 in morning drug raid

CELINA, Ohio (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — Three people are facing charges following a drug raid at a Celina, Ohio home early Friday morning.  Celia Police were working on a tip into drug activity at an apartment at 710 Devonshire Dr, #1 in Celina.  Officers watched the home and were able to secure …

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Grandfather of Fort Wayne murder victim hopes to bring awareness to unsolved cases

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) — The grandfather of a Fort Wayne murder victim braved the elements Thursday to bring attention to all the unsolved murder cases in the Summit City.  David Miller, the grandfather of Spencer Miller, stood outside the Allen County Courthouse holding a sign covered in …

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