INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) detectives working with the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force arrested three juvenile suspects in connection with a series of armed robberies and carjackings committed near the Astoria Park Apartments on the city’s westside. Using various investigation techniques, detectives were able to identify and apprehend the suspects believed to be behind at least eight cases involving armed robberies of food delivery drivers.
Detectives located several pieces of evidence allegedly tying the trio to several previous robberies, including the following incidents:
February 7, 2021 4738 Sunblest Ct.
February 26, 2021 5748 Renn Ln.
March 6, 2021 7202 Hatteras Ln.
March 9, 2021 7202 Hatteras Ln.
March 10, 2021 7260 Wharfside Ln.
March 12, 2021 3954 Wind Drift Dr. E
March 14, 2021 7262 Wharfside Ln.
March 19, 2021 7270 Wharfside Ln.
The three juveniles were taken into custody without incident on March 19, 2021. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will review the case and make a final charging decision.
Anyone with information about this incident should call the IMPD Homicide /Robbery Office at 317.327.3475 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS). Citizens can also download the mobile P3tips app for Apple or Android phones to submit a mobile tip, or go to www.CrimeTips.org to submit a web tip. You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards.
A charge of a crime is merely an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.