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Solving crime
Crime Stoppers is looking for information to help solve a credit union robbery. On April 3, an employee of Pinnacle Federal Credit Union and her mother were kidnapped from their home and taken to the credit union after dark. Both victims had their hands bound while the suspects emptied the vault at gunpoint. Anyone with information about this holdup is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-7867. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

Crime stoppers

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Griffin
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Hughes
Taylor
Mccoy
Carpenter
Lacy

Active warrants

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is looking for these people in connection with felony warrants active as of April 15. People with information about the suspects’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers.

Sammy Davis Carpenter, 48

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 150 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Charges: Two counts of fraud

Gerardo Diaz, 30

Height: 5-foot-6

Weight: 150 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: “Garcia” tattoo on lower right arm

Charge: Domestic battery

James Earl Griffin , 25

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 160 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Discolored skin on forehead

Charges: Neglect of a dependent, possession of marijuana

John Thomas Hendry, 28

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 220 pounds

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: “Ramona” tattoo on neck

Charge: Operating a vehicle as a habitual traffic violator

Kenneth Robert Hughes, 25

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 180 pounds

Eyes: Green

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: “Tina Mentzer” tattoo on neck

Charge: Theft

Shontae Lanet Lacy, 33

Height: 5-foot-5

Weight: 141 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Charge: Parole violation

Michael Anthony Mccoy, 48

Height: 5-foot-8

Weight: 170 pounds

Eyes: Brown

Hair: Black

Distinguishing mark: Missing two toes on left foot

Charges: Three counts of dealing cocaine

Larry Edward Taylor, 30

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 149 pounds

Eyes: Blue

Hair: Brown

Distinguishing mark: Tear drop and “FL” tattoo on cheek

Charge: Parole violation

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