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Solving crime
Crime Stoppers is looking for information to help solve a business burglary. On Nov. 12, Fort Wayne police were called to Peerless Dry Cleaners, 515 W. Main St. in reference to a burglary. Witnesses told police that a male with glasses and a beige patch over his right eye was inside the business and a Dell laptop computer was stolen. Anyone with information about this burglary is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-7867. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

Crime stoppers


Active warrants

The Allen County Sheriff’s Department is looking for these people in connection with felony warrants active as of Nov. 18. People with information about the suspects’ whereabouts can call Crime Stoppers.

Jamie R. Krueger, 33

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 140 pounds

Charge: Violation of probation/possession of a controlled substance

Nicholas J. Fisher, 27

Height: 5-foot-10

Weight: 177 pounds

Charge: Parole violation

Timothy A. Amburgey, 22

Height: 6-foot

Weight: 165 pounds

Charge: Violation of probation/receiving stolen property

Michael L. Wojcik, 27

Height: 5-foot-7

Weight: 183 pounds

Charges: Possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia

Kenneth K. Shawn Packer, 38

Height: 6-foot-1

Weight: 165 pounds

Charge: Violation of probation/theft

Christopher D. Jones, 39

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 200 pounds

Charges: Parole violation, violation of probation/two counts operating a vehicle while intoxicated

Leland C. Harper, 52

Height: 5-foot-7

Weight: 175 pounds

Charge: Violation of probation/burglary, receiving stolen property, being a habitual offender

Henry E. Underwood, 19

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 185 pounds

Charges: Corrupt business influence, forgery and theft