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Solving crime
Crime Stoppers is looking for information to help Fort Wayne police solve an armed robbery.
On the afternoon of Oct. 30, a man, 6 feet tall, white and between the ages of 25 and 30, entered Dollar General, 6101 N. Clinton St.
The man had a silver handgun and demanded cash from the store’s register.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-7867 or 1-800-237-7867. All information is confidential.

Crime stoppers


Active warrants

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is looking for these people in connection with felony warrants active as of Nov. 7. People with information about the suspects’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers.

Elyse Sherelle Barnfield, aka Alyse Barnfield, 25

Height: 5-foot-1

Weight: 170 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: 3- to 4-inch scar on left leg

Charges: Possession of a controlled substance, receiving stolen auto parts and possession of marijuana

Raymond Anthony Calzadillas, 29

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 212 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Scar from a gunshot wound on his right thigh

Charge: Operating a vehicle while intoxicated

Wendall Hutch Cornett



Height: 6 feet

Weight: 180 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: Scar on left eye

Charge: Burglary

Nathaniel Lamb, 51

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 224 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Tattoo of “Ross” on right arm

Charges: Operating a vehicle while intoxicated, operating a vehicle as a habitual traffic violator and parole violation

Lyndsey Cassandra Neal, 25

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 212 pounds

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: Tattoo of butterfly on right breast

Charge: Parole violation

John Calvin Robinson, 31

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 165 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: “2Twin” tattooed on right arm

Charges: Forgery, check fraud and theft

Millicent Ross aka Millicent Church, 44

Height: 5-foot-3

Weight: 165 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Surgical scar on left shoulder

Charges: Theft and attempted theft

Ronald W. Shephard, 43

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 225 pounds

Eyes: Hazel

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: Scar on chest

Charges: Two counts of criminal recklessness and three counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated