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Police and fire

  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Boulevard this afternoon, according to police.
  • Motorcyclist hurt in crash with car
    A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon after his Suzuki collided with a Buick at a west-central intersection.
  • iAB Financial Bank in Grabill robbed
    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.

Sex crimes alleged from online meeting

A Fort Wayne man allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old girl he met online, according to court documents.

Jason Willis, 29, of the 6100 block of Graymoor Lane, was charged Thursday with child solicitation and two counts of sexual misconduct with a minor. There is a warrant for his arrest.

The alleged crimes occurred between August 2012 and September 2012. The girl’s father reported the matter to Fort Wayne police on Oct. 14, 2012, according to court documents.

The girl told police that she met Willis on a chat website called They arranged to meet, and he picked her up and took her to a secluded spot where they had sex in his car, records say.

Through his attorney, Willis told police he met the girl on, a site for people over 18. The girl told police she had never used that site and that Willis knew her age, court documents said.