For Immediate Release

March 2, 2022

Stolen Vehicle

Date:  03/02/2022                 

Time:  9:01 AM

Location:  3000 Block Hoagland Ave

Arrested: Jandre Devon Mitchell, Adult Male


On Wednesday, 03/02/2022, at approximately 5:24 AM, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2800 block of Bowser Avenue in reference to a stolen vehicle. Officers were informed the vehicle was just taken from the owner’s driveway prior to calling police. The owner advised a GPS is located in the vehicle but didn’t have any updates on location at this time. Officers advised to contact police as soon as any location information was available.

At approximately 9:00 AM the owner called dispatch and said GPS information was showing the vehicle was near the 3000 block of Hoagland Ave. Officers responded to the area and located the stolen vehicle parked on the street at the 3000 block of Hoagland Ave. As officers approached the stolen vehicle, the suspect fled north bound on Hoagland Ave at a high rate of speed. Officers pursued the fleeing suspect. The pursuit ended when the stolen vehicle collided with parked vehicles near the intersection of Hoagland Ave and Dewald St.

The suspect had minor injuries from the vehicle accident and was taken to a local hospital for medical attention. The other vehicles involved were parked without any passengers. The suspect was arrested for Felony Resisting Law Enforcement in a Vehicle, Felony Theft of a Motor Vehicle, and an outstanding Warrant.

This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.    

Officer Paul Meitz
Public Information Officer
City of Fort Wayne Police Department