Skip to main content

The Journal Gazette

Sunday, February 18, 2018 7:14 am

Verbatim: Fort Wayne Police Department Media Release

The following was received on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 by the Fort Wayne Police Department:

Fort Wayne Police Department

Media Release

DATE: 2-17-2018

TIME: 2254 hours

LOCATION: 1504 E Rudisill Ave


Charges: Dealing cocaine, resisting LEO (in vehicle and foot), maintaining a common nuisance, possession of marijuana, unlicensed driver. 


Detectives in the Gang and Violent Crimes Units received a tip of illegal firearms, gang activity, and narcotics trafficking at 1504 E Rudisill Blvd and began to investigate. Detectives attempted a traffic stop on Arthur Williams after he had departed from the residence and committed a traffic offense. This began a vehicle pursuit. Williams was apprehended and was found to possess over 90 grams of crack and powder cocaine, as well as paraphernalia.

In continuation of this investigation, the GVCU obtained and executed a search warrant at 1504 E Rudisill Blvd on February 17th. In addition to the cocaine, detectives located marijuana, and paraphernalia in the home.