Detectives recover illegally possessed guns related to violence on Indy’s southeast side

INDIANAPOLIS- On Friday February 28th , 2020, investigators with the IMPD/ATF led Indianapolis Crime Gun Intelligence Center (Indy CGIC) conducted an investigation on the IMPD Southeast District related to gun violence, illegal firearms possession, and drug trafficking.

Investigators identified a suspect related to the violence who was selling illegal narcotics from a residence located at 2149 S. Meridian Street.

A search warrant was served on the residence and detectives located one-half pound of Marijuana, indicative of narcotics dealing including packaging and scales, and Hydrocodone pills.  Additionally, six firearms were seized, four handguns, one assault rifle, and one shotgun.  One of the handguns fires 7.62x39mm rifle rounds.  

The primary suspect, 23 year old Randolph Moore was arrested at the residence along with five other suspects.
 
ARRESTED – Randolph Moore 

  • Dealing in Marijuana/L6
  • Possession of Marijuana/MA
  • Possession of Narcotic Drug
  • Maintaining a Common Nuisance/L6

ARRESTED – Kailen Mcrath 

  • Dealing in Marijuana/L6
  • Possession of Marijuana/MA
  • Possession of Narcotic Drug
  • Maintaining a Common Nuisance/L6

ARRESTED – Jennifer McElroy 

  • Visiting a Common Nuisance/MB
  • Possession of Marijuana/MA

ARRESTED –  Andria Grady  

  • Outstanding Warrant
    • Driving While License Suspended/MA
  • Visiting a Common Nuisance/MB

ARRESTED – Azariah Cosby 

  • Visiting a Common Nuisance/MB

ARRESTED – Casey Smith 

  • Visiting a Common Nuisance/MB

Formally launched in January of 2019, CGIC treats each recovered gun like an individual crime scene, using forensic and ballistic evidence along with intelligence to more effectively investigate and prosecute violent offenders, remove crime guns from Indianapolis neighborhoods, and disrupt violent crime. In 2019, CGIC led to more than 330 arrests, with 83 defendants charged in federal court, and the seizure of over 250 crime guns.

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