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Police and fire

  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Boulevard this afternoon, according to police.
  • Motorcyclist hurt in crash with car
    A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon after his Suzuki collided with a Buick at a west-central intersection.
  • iAB Financial Bank in Grabill robbed
    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.

Debt-threat calls a scam, police warn

A phone scam in which someone claims you owe money and that a warrant for your arrest will be issued if you don’t pay is making the rounds.

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department and Fort Wayne Police Department have received several phone calls in the past few days about the scam.

As part of the scam, the caller says that a sheriff or a federal agent will come to people’s homes to arrest them if they don’t pay the debt.

Residents receiving such solicitations should not send any money, police said.