Fort Wayne Police Department

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Fort Wayne Police are again turning to genetic genealogy to identify an unknown male suspect in a series of assaults.

Detectives are searching for a man responsible for three sexual assaults between September 2015 and May 2017 on the city’s southeast side.

The three assaults took place in a relatively confined geographic area in southeast Fort Wayne: in the 4500 block of Park Drive, 5000 block of Bowser Avenue and 5200 block of Bowser Avenue.


On this week's episode of WBOI Presents, we'll listen back to several presentations made during Indiana Tech's Tech Talk series on the opioid epidemic. First we'll hear from Fort Wayne Police Narcotics Detective J.C. Gutierrez. Part two of the show will bring us perspective from two Indiana Tech professors, Katie Parrish, Assistant Professor of Special Education, and Dr. Justin Boyce, Professor of Psychology. The final presenter will be Justin Phillips from Overdose Lifeline.


Lannie Jones and Fred Teague share an image of Fred.
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Lannie Jones hasn’t returned to Fort Wayne in about eight years.

“And then last week, I was able to find that strength,” said Jones.

City Of Fort Wayne Launches Meals 4 Healing Initiative

Mar 1, 2018
John Perlich

Meals 4 Healing is a new initiative in Fort Wayne, stemming from the city’s Fort Wayne UNITED initiative and was created to support the families of homicide victims.