Warrant issued for woman after tax refund check disappears
Allen Superior Court has issued a warrant for the arrest of Tamekka L. Jenkins, 29, of the 7400 block of Mill Run Road. Jenkins has been charged with forgery, a Class C felony, and receiving stolen property, a Class D felony.
According to court documents the charges stem from events that occurred on Feb. 14, when a Fort Wayne Police officer met with the manager of Instant Tax Service. He said he had been contracted to do a woman's tax return. When the woman went to Instant Tax Service to pick up her $ 6,866.05 refund check it was no longer in her file.
The missing check had been cashed Feb. 4 at American Check Cashing. The business owner said a woman who had identified herself as the victim cashed the check; at that time he took her fingerprint. The police lab identified the fingerprint, which led them to Jenkins, according to court documents.
Man tased after allegedly resisting arrest, threatening officer
Broderick O. Green, 26, of the 4300 block of Anthony Wayne Drive, has been charged with a Class D felony after being accused of resisting arrest and intimidation.
According to court documents the following occurred: Two Fort Wayne Police Officers responded to a domestic disturbance April 23. Allegedly, Green immediately was verbally abusive to one of the officers. When the female half of the dispute was moved a distance from Green he immediately closed the distance between them and attempted to punch the officer in the nose. The officer blocked the swing, but Green grabbed him by the shirt,. The officer grabbed him to bring him onto custody and the two were still struggling when the other officer deployed his taser, which stopped Green's resistance. It was then that the officer noticed he had an abrasion to his right chin and neck area for the scuffle. Green then threatened the officer who had tased him in front of the other.
Woman charged with criminal recklessness after another woman cut
Faleecia C. Morgan, 20, of the 2100 block of Eden Street, has been charged with criminal recklessness, a Class D felony.
According to court documents on April 22 two Fort Wayne Police officers responded to a stabbing. When they arrived they could not locate a victim. However, they spoke with Morgan, who said her friend was accidentally cut when she tried to grab a knife from Morgan.
The victim was found at St Joseph Hospital; she had a deep laceration on her left index finger. She told police that Morgan had been waving a large knife in her face and near her chest. According to the woman, Morgan had raised the knife to stab her in the chest; when she did the victim blocked the knife with her hand, which is how she go the cut. The victim's cousin was present when it happened and confirmed her story.
Morgan allegedly waived her rights after she was advised of them and told police she had told the woman she was going to kill her. She then allegedly got a large knife from the kitchen, which she pointed directly at the woman. Morgan said the woman pushed the knife away and then tried to pull it away, but the woman grabbed for the knife and was cut. Morgan was charged with a Class D felony and taken to Allen County Lock-up.