For Immediate Release


Arrested: Macquillie Woodard III                                                                           

Date: 11/20/2021

Time: 0339 hrs


Control Number: 21F125360

Subject Arrested: MACQUILLIE WOODARD III, 29 years old

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of a Handgun by Serious Violent Felon


On 11/20/21 at 0339 Hrs, Officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department were in the area of Coliseum Blvd and Harris Rd, investigating a dispatched call in regards to a man with a gun. On checking the area, Officers observed a Dodge Durango traveling on Coliseum Blvd without headlights on. Officers then conducted a traffic stop on the Durango in the area of Coliseum Blvd and Sherman Blvd.

 During the course of the traffic stop a passenger from the vehicle, identified as MACQUILLE WOODARD III, fled the scene. After a short foot pursuit, Officers were able to apprehend WOODARD. Officers were able to locate a holster for a handgun as well as a magazine for a handgun on WOODARDS person. A short distance away, Officers located a Taurus 9mm handgun.  During the course of the investigation WOODARD was confirmed to be a serious violent felon, enhancing the handgun charge.

Sergeant Jeremy Webb
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department