Father and Son Arrested in Connection with Hendricks County Burglaries

Avon- Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office Detectives, with assistance from the Indiana State Police, Avon Police Department, and Plainfield Police Department arrested two suspects who have been linked to more than five burglaries in the Avon and Eastern Hendricks County areas.

After a lengthy investigation, Detectives identified 53 year old Robert L. Evans, Jr. and his 25 year old son, Robert L. Evans, III, who are the suspects in the ongoing investigation. Evans, Jr. is from Gary, Indiana, and Evans, III is from Indianapolis. Thanks to the vigilance of our residents, recent law enforcement interactions with both individuals, and various investigative tools including home security surveillance systems, Detectives were able to identify burglaries dating back to December 2022 that have now been linked to the Evans father and son duo.

Robert Evans, Jr. is being held in the Hendricks County Jail for the criminal offenses of Burglary of a Dwelling, Burglary while Armed with a Deadly Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Theft. Robert Evans, III is being held in the Hendricks County Jail for the criminal offenses of Burglary of a Dwelling and Burglary while Armed with a Deadly Weapon.

If anyone can provide additional information about this case, please contact the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office Investigations division at 317.745.9354.

All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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