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Solving crime
Crime Stoppers is looking for information to help solve a recent attempted bank robbery. On Jan. 9, two men approached Freedom Financial Credit Union, 1802 Inwood Drive, with apparent weapons in view. Credit union employees locked the doors before the robbers could enter the bank. Anyone with information about this holdup is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-7867. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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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 Jan. 14. People with information about the suspects’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers.

Earnest Lashawn Barksdale, 31

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 250 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: “Shawn” tattoo on back

Charges: Operating a vehicle as a habitual traffic violator, disorderly conduct and two counts of resisting law enforcement

Francisco Limon Cayetano, 36

Height: 5-foot-6

Weight: 135 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Flames tattooed on left arm

Charge: Operating a vehicle as a habitual traffic violator

Brian Michael Foster

, 42

Height: 5-foot-8

Weight: 150 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Brown

Charges: Two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated

Theresa Michelle Herndon, 45

Height: 5-foot-1

Weight: 105 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: “T” tattooed on left arm

Charges:

Forgery and receiving stolen property

Tyron Edward Hill, 32

Height: 5-foot-7

Weight: 160 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Circle and line scar on left shoulder

Charges: Possession of cocaine, two counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated

Melissa Michelle

Jacobs, 43

Height: 5-foot-2

Weight: 173 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Surgical scar on abdomen

Charge: Theft

Brandon Dewayne McGee, 43

Height: 5-foot-6

Weight: 160 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Left ear pierced

Charges: Criminal trespassing, resisting law enforcement, criminal mischief, possession of marijuana

Jeffrey Scott Thompson, 24

Height: 5-foot-8

Weight: 190 pounds

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: “Thompson” tattooed on left arm

Charge: Parole violation

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