FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) -- The new owners of Eden Green, Millennia Housing Management helped police track Marcus Hayden to Eden Green Apartments where police say he shot a Federal Marshal.
From the beginning the new owners have voiced their commitment to improving safety in what has traditionally been an area known for drugs and crime.
This week they proved they're sticking to that.
City officials say it was the owners knowing Marcus Hayden was staying at Eden Green who worked with local and federal agencies to execute the arrest warrant.
Millenia has a $50 million plan to completely overhaul the neighborhood including re-naming it Villages of Hannah, fixing the infrastructure and plumbing, increasing security, and tightening the screening process for current and future tenants.
City officials say they're working hard to make it clear criminals aren't welcome here.
Heather Presley-Cowen of Housing & Neighborhood Services says, "What we're seeing there is not necessarily crime that is happening randomly. This is actually a property manager that's come in and new ownership that's saying tenants who are harboring felons - that's not okay. So they actually took proactive steps to make sure that community remains safe."
The city is expecting a detailed proposal May 1st and an application to the state in November.
They could get tax credits and begin working around February of next year.
So far in 2012 in just three and a half months, police have been called to Eden Green five times for shots fired.
Three of those times were for shootings.
There have been seven calls about fights, six about burglaries, 16 domestic calls, ten about narcotics, and on Monday an officer in trouble.
Police say residents looking out for one another is key.
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