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Arrest Made in Feb. 29 Pharmacy Robbery

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For Immediate Release: March 1, 2012

Contact: raquel.foster@cityoffortwayne.org

Office of Public Information, 260 427-1343

City of Fort Wayne Police Department 


Location of Incident:     6202 West Jefferson Blvd

Date/Time of Incident:   February 29, 2012, 5:41 p.m.

Victim:                          Walgreens Pharmacy

Loss:                            Opana 

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.

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