You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter 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

  • Northbound I-69 reopens in DeKalb after crash
    Northbound Interstate 69 in DeKalb County has reopened after a three-car crash closed both lanes this afternoon, Indiana State Police said.
  • Police warn of potential phone scam
    Someone is calling Kendallville residents and telling them they have won money or a new car. Kendallville police say it’s a potential scam.
  • Police try to ID child's shooter
    Fort Wayne police detectives are still trying to piece together who pulled the trigger in a southeast-side drive-by shooting that put a small child in the hospital Saturday night.
Advertisement

Internal theft alleged at store

A J.C. Penney employee was charged Thursday in the theft or fraudulent return of nearly $7,000 in goods.

Taylor V. Nash, 18, is charged with one count of theft.

Loss-prevention officers gave police a written confession from Nash in which she admitted she stole $3,417 in cash sales and committed $3,493 in fraudulent returns between April 2 and 12, a probable cause affidavit said.

The store had a record of the false returns and video of the thefts, court records said.

Nash was released Thursday on $2,500 bond.

Advertisement