Barricaded Suspect October 14, 2017


Barricaded Subject


Date/Time of Incident:          10/14/2017  11:30 AM

Location of Incident:              1200 Ferguson Ave

Subject:                                  Christopher Goldy  26


On Saturday October 14, 2017 at approximately 11:30 AM officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were dispatched to a residence located in the 1200 block of Ferguson Avenue to try and locate a vehicle that a female had reported missing. The female told officers that her boyfriend had taken her vehicle without permission and had returned the vehicle just prior to officers arrival. While officers were on the scene, they were advised that the male who had taken the vehicle was inside the residence and had active felony warrants out of Colorado.

Officers attempted to make contact with the male who hid in an attic and refused to come out of the attic. After several failed attempts to talk the male into surrendering, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Departments Emergency Services Team along with the Crisis Response Team were dispatched to the scene.

Officers attempted to talk the male into coming out of the house by loud speaker several times at which failed. Officers with the Crisis Response Team attempted several times to make contact with the male via cell phone but all attempts failed.

After several hours, officers with the Emergency Service Team deployed a chemical agent into the attic at which time the male immediately surrendered and was taken into custody.  The male was transported to the Allen County Jail where he will be held waiting extradition to Colorado for his felony warrants.





John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department