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Solving crime
Crime Stoppers is looking for information to help solve a recent homicide. On Oct. 12, police were called to the 2900 block of Weisser Park Avenue in reference to a man down. Officers found Deonta Tyrese Bonner suffering from severe injuries, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-7867.

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Active warrants

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is looking for these people in connection with felony warrants active as of Oct. 8. People with information about the suspects’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers.

Ashley Marie Carpenter, 24

Height: 5-foot-7

Weight: 265 pounds

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Blond

Distinguishing mark: Tattoo of a cross on left calf

Charges: Four counts of dealing marijuana

Shanta Shree Thurman, aka Shanta Courts, 41

Height: 5-foot

Weight: 170 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Tattoo of a rose on right leg

Charges: Failure to return to lawful detention and two counts of welfare fraud

Najee Turrell Gray , 20

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 235 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Scar from a dog bite on upper left arm

Charge: Domestic Battery

Steven Lcharles Griggs, 21

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 130 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: “Daddy’s Little Girls” tattooed on chest

Charge: Corrupt business influence

David Ray Hall, 34

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 180 pounds

Eyes: Hazel

Hair: Blond

Distinguishing mark: Tattoo of a bird on left arm

Charges: Fraud and receiving stolen property

Ashley Nicole Hargis, 22

Height: 5-foot-5

Weight: 135 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: Tattoo of “Buddy” and hearts on neck

Charges: Two counts of theft, one count of fraud and one count of receiving stolen property

Joseph Anthony Kressley, 33

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 185 pounds

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Blond

Distinguishing mark: Scar on forehead

Charges: Four counts of receiving stolen property

Denico Arthro Ward, 23

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 150 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: “Denico” tattooed on left arm

Charge: Possession of marijuana