Murder Arrest

For Immediate Release
Murder Arrest

Subject: James Dodson
Incident date: 04-09-2019
Victim: Michael E Lovett Jr
Location of incident: 1718 Lake Ave
Location of Arrest: Starkville, Mississippi
Charges: Murder, Criminal Recklessness
Details: On 05-09-2019 US Marshalls apprehended James Dodson on a Murder and Criminal Recklessness warrant issued by the Fort Wayne Police Department. Dodson was wanted in connection with the murder of Michael Lovett Jr on April 9, 2019 at 1718 Lake Ave. Marshalls received information that Dodson was in an apartment in Starkville, Mississippi and proceeded to that location where Dodson was taken into custody without incident. He is currently being held for extradition back to Fort Wayne where he will face charges.

Sofia Rosales-Scatena
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department