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Police and fire

  • 1 held in cemetery slaying
    Police have arrested a Fort Wayne man on a murder charge in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found Monday in an undeveloped portion of Catholic Cemetery.
  • Police arrest suspect in school break-in
    A 30-year-old South Bend man has been arrested in connection with Monday morning's break-in at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School, thanks to numerous tips, the Kosciusko County Sheriff's Department said today.
  • Body found near graves
    Fort Wayne police were investigating the suspicious death of a woman found at an undeveloped part of a northeast-side cemetery Monday afternoon.

Alleged driveway resealers asked to leave

Although they had no valid driver’s licenses and had warrants for their arrests out of Tennessee, Wisconsin and Alabama, they’ll be more than happy to reseal your driveway for you.

For a price, of course.

Fort Wayne police were called to the 5100 block of Covington Road on Sunday as two men in a red pickup truck were going door to door asking if homeowners wanted their driveways resealed.

The men did nothing wrong and were not arrested but told an officer they were staying at a local motel and were in need of money.

When the officer ran their names through police records, he found they had several warrants in other states for their arrest, but the warrants were apparently ones that were “non-extraditable,” according to a police report.

Neither man had a valid driver’s license, so the officer allowed them to call someone with a valid license to take them on their way.