You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • Bluffton ADís recovery ongoing
    The athletic director at Bluffton High School continues his recovery after he suffered a serious head injury in the school’s parking lot.
  • Self-proclaimed spice-dealing leader sought
    Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who proclaimed himself the highest-level synthetic marijuana dealer in New Haven and the second-most important dealer of the drug in Fort Wayne.Brandon K.
  • Arrest made, charges filed in womanís beating death
    A little more than a week after she was found dead in her mobile home on Fort Wayne’s northwest side, police believe they have the man responsible for the beating death of Diane Woods.

62-year-old accused of molesting girl, 4

A 62-year-old man has admitted to molesting a 4-year-old girl in Fort Wayne, according to court papers filed Wednesday.

Ronnie Crissey fondled her and had her touch him sexually on Sept. 10, court papers stated.

The same day, Crissey left a phone message for the girl’s mother apologizing for his actions.

Later, in an interview with police, he admitted to molesting the girl, court papers said.

Crissey, of Grand Rapids, Mich., was charged Wednesday in Allen Superior Court with two counts of child molesting. He was being held at the Allen County Jail in lieu of $35,000 bail.