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Police and fire

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    A Fort Wayne mother was charged with a felony after accusations she hit her child hard enough with her hand to leave significant bruising, including fingerprint impressionsLindsay Olson, 28, of the 2700 block of Witchwood Drive, was
  • Woman walking on Werling is robbed
    She was targeted and robbed because she walked alone at night.One man grabbed her, held something against her back and told her to shut up while another man rifled through her pockets and stole her cellphone.
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Solving crime
Crime Stoppers is looking for information to help solve a homicide. On March 15, Mark Brian Young was found shot in the 3400 block of Reed Street. He was taken to a hospital and later died. Anyone with information about this shooting 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 April 1. People with information about the suspects’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers.

Demonte Tyrell Allen, 19

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 185 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Tattoo of an unknown name on his chest

Charge: Aiding burglary

Luis Ordiz Barajas, 31

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 200 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: “Barajas” tattoo on his back

Charges: Dealing methamphetamine, meth possession and possession of precursors

Billy Jay Bennett , 24

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 220 pounds

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Blond

Distinguishing mark: Scar on his right hand

Charge: Burglary

Anthony Wayne Burton, 43

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 170 pounds

Eyes: Hazel

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: Scar on his right shoulder

Charges: Battery, domestic battery and interference with the report of a crime

Aaron Lloyd Capatina, 31

Height: 5-foot-7

Weight: 140 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: Star tattoo on his right arm

Charges: Dealing marijuana and maintaining a common nuisance

Laquane Levell Link, 22

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 145 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: “Melvinia” tattoo on his right arm

Charges: Cocaine possession, possession of a controlled substance, marijuana possession, criminal trespass and driving without a license

Demitri Duane Ridley, 26

Height: 5-foot-4

Weight: 125 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: “Finan” tattoo on a his neck

Charge: Nonsupport of a dependent child

Sherelle Renee Roberson, 49

Height: 5-foot-1

Weight: 146 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Charge: Theft and driving with a suspended license

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