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IMPD Criminal Interdiction Unit Arrest Shows Collaboration of Investigations

INDIANAPOLIS-On June 3, 2021, Crime Gun Intelligence Center (CGIC) detectives along with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) Criminal Interdiction unit worked in collaboration with each other to arrest two people for drug and gun charges.

Through information gathered during an investigation detectives were led to a motel room at 2301 Post Dr.  Once there, they observed drugs and firearms in plain sight. 

Detectives seized five handguns, approximately 1.5 pounds of methamphetamine, cocaine, Xanax, marijuana-THC items and approximately $2616.00 in cash.

Detectives arrested 43-year-old Eugene Thread and 27-year-old Katherine Ritchison  for alleged charges which included; serious violent felon in possession of a firearm, domestic batterer in possession of a firearm, dealing in methamphetamine over 10-grams (1.5 lbs.) with a firearm and possession of controlled substance with a firearm.

The Marion County Prosecutors Office will review the case and make a final charging decision.

The goal of the Indianapolis CGIC is to reduce gun violence in Indianapolis.  CGIC detectives continue to work diligently with other agencies and detectives specialized in different criminal cases to remove crime guns out of the hands of violent criminals.

If any citizen has additional information related to these cases, please contact IndyCGIC@indy.gov.  Thanks to the community for their concern and assistance in this investigation.

A charge is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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