Members of the Fort Wayne Police Department Crimes Against Persons Unit apprehended Mark Vincent Michels this morning in Garrett, Indiana without incident.  This incident is in connection to a sex crime that was reported March 13th, 2022. 

Arrested: Mark Vincent Michaels, 57 years of age, from Garrett, Indiana

Preliminary Charges: Rape, Sexual Battery, and Strangulation.

The FWPD was assisted by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, the Garrett Police Department, and the Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center.