According to the affidavit, they then opened the window, but Fort Wayne police had the building surrounded.The two men reportedly fled on foot, leaving the items in the trash can. Another subject, Demetrius T. Eldridge, 3128 Sundale Drive, waited in the getaway car in a parking lot across the street; the affidavit said he was acting as a lookout while the two men were in the church.
Police apprehended all three men. All three made preliminary appearances in court Monday. Muhammad and Edwards are charged with burglary – break and enter structure used for religious worship, a class B felony, and resisting law enforcement, a class A misdemeanor. Eldridge is being held for burglary – break and enter structure used for religious worship, a class B felony.