Subject of standoff faces new charges

Trumarkus Alexander is now charged with Child Molestation, a level 1 felony.

Posted: Dec 5, 2017 8:57 PM
Updated: Dec 7, 2017 8:25 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - A man who barricaded himself inside a house last week is facing new charges.

Trumarkus Alexander is now charged with Child Molestation, a level 1 felony.

Previously, he was charged with battery and neglect of a dependent, both level 3 felonies.

Last Tuesday, police went to serve a warrant for a sample of Alexander's DNA when he barricaded himself inside a home on Knode Street.

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