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Suspicious Package Investigation / 5830 Coldwater Road

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For Immediate Release: December 13, 2011

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Contact:           Officer John Chambers

Office of Public Information

(260) 427-1343


Suspicious Package


Date/Time of Incident:          12-13-2011  7:01 AM

Location of Incident:              5830 Coldwater Road


 On Tuesday December 13,2011 at 7:01 AM, The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Marathon Gas Station located at 5830 Coldwater Road in reference to a suspicious package that was located on the lot. As officers arrived on the scene, they located a plastic container on the lot of the gas station. Members with the Fort Wayne Police Department Hazardous Disposal Unit were dispatched to the scene. After a short time, the plastic container was destroyed by the use of the Hazardous Disposal Unit's high pressure water unit. It was determined that the plastic container was empty.


John Chambers

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department



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