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Police and fire

  • Area near I-469, Auburn Road reopens after gas leak
    The roads around Interstate 469 and Auburn Road have been cleared and reopened after a construction crew hit a gas line this morning, requiring patients and staff from two medical buildings to be evacuated for a time, Fort Wayne firefighters said.
  • 2 hurt in Noble County crash
    Two people were hurt Tuesday evening when their vehicles collided in rural Noble County.
  • Wheelie leads to collision
    The woman sat on the sidewalk, smothering her face in towels and tissues as three men put their arms around her. Just up the street, amid the destroyed motorcycle and debris littering the road, was her son.
Solving crime
Crime Stoppers is looking for information to help solve a recent homicide. On Aug. 30, Debra Jones was found dead in her home at 5518 Myanna Lane. An autopsy showed that she bled to death because someone used a sharp object to injure her neck. Anyone with information about this case 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 Sept. 9. People with information about the suspects’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers.

Miles N. Williams, 55


6 foot

Weight: 220 pounds

Charge: Parole violation

Raynell C. White, 29


6 foot

Weight: 260 pounds

Charge: Parole violation

Elgin M. Davis , 26

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 220 pounds

Charge: Violation of probation on a charge of domestic battery

Reginald R. Payne, 51

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 230 pounds

Charges: Operating a vehicle as a habitual traffic violator and parole violation

Kenneth D. Spears, 50

Height: 5-foot-7

Weight: 195 pounds

Charge: Parole violation

Heather Jones, 27

Height: 5-foot-2

Weight: 117 pounds

Charge: Resisting law enforcement

Rebecca Y. Sizemore, 44

Height: 5-foot-2

Weight: 115 pounds

Charges: Violation of probation on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of cocaine

Steven E. Richards, 38

Height: 6-foot-4

Weight: 210 pounds

Charge: Violation of probation on a charge of possessing a controlled substance