Arrest Made in Feb. 29 Pharmacy Robbery
For Immediate Release: March 1, 2012
Office of Public Information, 260 427-1343
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Date/Time of Incident: February 29, 2012, 5:41 p.m.
Victim: Walgreens Pharmacy
Arrested: Vincen Velez, age 34, Columbia City
An arrest has been made in the recent robbery investigation of the Walgreen’s at 6202 W. Jefferson Blvd. that occurred yesterday, February 29, 2012.
Vincen Velez, age 34, of Columbia City was identified as the suspect in this robbery investigation. He was located today and taken into custody by Fort Wayne Police Officers, and transported to the Allen County Jail on a preliminary charge of robbery.
This is the third arrest made in a series of pharmacy robberies over the past two months.