Armed Barricade

Immediate Release

Date: 4/6/2020

Armed Barricade

 

Date: 4/6/2020

Location: 4200 Weisser Park Ave

Time: 6:57am

Arrested: Tyrone A White Jr M/B/38  DOB 07-01-1981

Charge: Unlawful Possession of a Handgun by a Serious Violent Felon- Warrant

 

Details:

Officers were called to 4200 Weisser Park Ave regarding a male involved in a domestic situation. Tyrone White was said to be armed at the home and having mental health issues. Occupants of the home were able to leave but the subject would not answer calls from police nor would he exit the home. The White did have a warrant for his arrest for Serious Violent Felon in Possession of a Handgun. Emergency Services was deployed along with Negotiators and Drone units. Multiple calls went unanswered. Distraction devices were then used and shortly after the suspect surrendered without incident. He was taken into custody and transported to the Allen County Jail on the outstanding warrant.

Sofia Rosales-Scatena
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department