Police said the woman had been battered and held against her will at the suspect’s residence before being driven from that location. Investigators learned that the two had recently met and knew one another for approximately two days before this incident. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries that she sustained, police said.
Officers were able to determine where Brownlow resided but were unsuccessful in their attempts to make contact with him. At 10:50 p.m., police deployed emergency teams around Brownlow. At 2:05 a.m. Brownlow left his residence and was taken into custody without incident. He was taken to police headquarters where he was interviewed and later charged with criminal confinement and battery.
This incident was investigated by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County prosecutor’s office.