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Solving crime
Crime Stoppers is seeking information to help the Fort Wayne Police Department solve a recent robbery.
On March 17, police were called to the Bleu Diamond Bar, 9439 Lima Road, about a beating and robbery. A man told police he was in the bathroom when another man wearing sunglasses, about 5-foot-9 and weighing about 260 pounds, beat him almost unconscious and took his cellphone and cash.
Anyone with information is asked to call 436-7867.

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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 March 24. People with information about the suspects’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers.

Joseph A. Walpole, 23

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 155

Charge: Failure to appear/maintaining a common nuisance

Joseph J. Archer, 32

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 260

Charge: Violation of probation/dealing marijuana

Kent R. Blair, 53

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 170

Charges: Parole violation

Treshonda F. King, 33

Height: 5-foot-5

Weight: 210

Charge: Violation of probation/burglary and receiving stolen property

Richard J. Sharp, 43

Height: 5-foot-8

Weight: 200

Charges: Failure to appear/habitual traffic violator and possession of cocaine

Larry A. Jones Jr., 40

Height: 5-foot-9

Weight: 160

Charges: Failure to appear/operating a motor vehicle after a lifetime forfeiture

Romell J. Brown, 25

Height: 5-foot-8

Weight: 250

Charge: Parole violation

Joseph L. Whittaker, 35

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 215

Charges: Violation of probation/theft