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Nov 03 2023

Barricaded Subject with Warrants Surrenders

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On November 3, 2023, Warrants and Fugitive Division Officers with the Allen County Sheriff’s Department conducted surveillance in the 7200 block of Adams Center Road. Just after 11:00 A.M., the subject they were looking for with active warrants was positively identified in a residence. The officers surrounded the residence and made contact with the adult male suspect through an open window. The suspect was armed with a knife and refused to exit the residence. Eventually, the Allen County SWAT Team and Crisis Negotiation Teams were called to the scene. The officers were able to successfully de-escalate the situation. At 2:17 P.M., after nearly two hours of speaking with the suspect, he surrendered peacefully. The suspect was transported to Allen County Lockup.

The suspect is identified as, Amerus Rudd, 30 years old, from Fort Wayne, IN. His active warrants include: Violation of Probation for Theft of a Firearm and Unauthorized Entry of a Motor Vehicle, Escape and Failure to Return to Lawful Detention, and Violation of Probation for Aggravated Battery.

The Fort Wayne Police Department’s Air Support Unit assisted with the investigation.

Sgt. Adam Griffith
Public Information Officer
Allen County Sheriff’s Department

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