Media Fact Sheet

Date:  May 6, 2024   

Location: 5600 Noll Avenue, Shawnee Branch of the Allen County Public Library. 

Time: 1500 hours

Suspect Arrested:  Tyquane Stewart, 31 years of age

Preliminary Charges: Public Indecency, a level 6 felony; Dissemination of matter harmful to a minor, Level 6 Felony


On April 18, 2024 the Fort Wayne Police Department was notified of a complaint regarding an adult male who exposed himself and masturbated in front of a 15-year-old juvenile victim at the Shawnee Branch at the Allen County Public Library.  Detective Sergeant James Haupert of the Crimes Against Persons Unit began the investigation.  During the investigation, the suspect was identified as Tyquane Stewart.  Yesterday, Stewart was taken into custody for a felony count of Public Indecency.  The Fort Wayne Police Department thanks the staff of the Allen County Public Library and the Dr. Bill Lewis Center for Children for their assistance and support during this investigation.