Fort Wayne Police Det. wins gold in China, sets world record

A gold medal and a world record for a detective with the Fort Wayne Police Dept.

Steve Espinoza won gold in the bench press at the recent World Police and Fire Games in Chengdu, China.

He lifted 401.5 pounds and set a new world record for the event, according to the Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette.

The previous record for his age group was 385 pounds.

The Fort Wayne detective has now won bench press gold in each of the last three World Police and Fire Games.

Espinoza, 49, is a 20-year veteran of Fort Wayne PD and specializes in street crimes investigations.