Suspect Arrested After Ramming Fishers Police SUV
July 31, 2016
(Fishers, Indiana) – Fishers police officers arrest a man after he rammed a police car and fled.
Around 10:30am, this morning, Fishers police officers were called to the McDonalds parking lot located at 9611 North by Northeast Blvd (96th Street and Interstate 69) after an employee observed a suspicious man parked in a black Jeep Cherokee. Officers arrived, identified the man, and began to investigate.
As officers were checking the status of his driver license the suspect suddenly placed the Jeep in reverse and rammed into a police SUV nearly striking an officer. The suspect fled a short distance before striking a curb and disabling the Jeep. The suspect exited the Jeep and attempted to carjack two occupied cars. After a brief foot pursuit the suspect was taken into custody. Officers discovered the Jeep was stolen during a carjacking last night in Marion County.
No officers were injured during this incident. The suspect complained of wrist pain. Paramedics from the Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services responded and treated the suspect at the scene. The suspect was then transported to the Hamilton County Jail without incident.
Media Personnel – Please direct any further questions, regarding this case, to the Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office. A book-in photo was not available at the time of this release.
Suspect: Gregory S. Gardner II
25 years old
Charge(s): Robbery Level 6 Felony (2cts)
Resisting Law Enforcement in a Vehicle Level 6 Felony
Receiving Stolen Property Level 6 Felony
Possession of a Controlled Substance Level 6 Felony
Possession of a Syringe Level 6 Felony
Reckless Possession of Paraphernalia C Misdemeanor
Criminal Recklessness B Misdemeanor
Held: Hamilton County Jail
A charge is merely an accusation and the arrested person(s) is presumed innocent until proven guilty.