Arrests Made in Salin Bank Robbery Investigation February 22, 2017


For Immediate Release

February 22, 2017

Salin Bank Robbery Suspects Arrested


Date:                                     Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Time:                                    5:00 p.m.


Location:                            4400 Block Bluffton Road


Suspect 1:                           Lori Joy Williams F/39

Huntington, IN

Charges:                              Robbery and Possession Narcotic Drug


Suspect 2:                           Tiffany Marie Whisman

No Fixed Address

Charges:                              Robbery and Possession Narcotic Drug




Uniform officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department patrolling the area of the 4400 block of Bluffton Road at approximately 5:00 p.m. yesterday observed a vehicle matching the description of the one used as the getaway car in the Salin Bank robbery on Lima Road. Officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and detained Lori Joy Williams. A second suspect, Tiffany Marie Whisman had been dropped off at the Family Dollar store just prior to the traffic stop. Additional officers converged on this location and with the assistance of a Fort Wayne K9 officer and his partner tracked Whisman to the rear of the Family Dollar where she was found hiding behind a large dumpster. Whisman was detained without incident.


After being interview by detectives both suspects were charged with robbery and both were found to be in possession of a narcotic and charged accordingly.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department