You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • 86 pot plants found in area barn
    A rural Noble County resident was arrested Wednesday after police said they found 86 marijuana plants at the man’s house. Thomas D.
  • Body pulled from St. Marys River
    A search of the St. Marys River that began Tuesday night after someone reported a splash in the river ended Thursday morning with a dead man being recovered from the water, authorities said.
  • Drivers in fatal crashes named
    A New Haven man and a Fort Wayne woman were identified as two people who died in separate crashes Wednesday in Allen County. Rick Richhart, 51, of New Haven, was headed east on Parent Road about 2:

Ohioan killed in Williams wreck

An Ohio man was killed in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday in Williams County after losing control of his car, striking a concrete retaining wall and being thrown from the vehicle, police said.

Mark A. Sinclair, 45, was southbound on Ohio 49, north of the Williams-Defiance County line in Williams County at 10:09 a.m. when he lost control of his 2005 Pontiac G6 and went off the left side of the road, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.

The car hit a retaining wall and rolled over, and Sinclair was ejected. Sinclair, from Hicksville, died at the scene.