Fishers Patch

Fishers Police Arrest Two Men for Theft

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
October 23, 2017
 
            (Fishers, Indiana) – Fishers police arrest two men after investigating several reports of vehicle break-ins.
 
During the early morning hours on Sunday Fishers police officers responded to the area of Sun River Drive (116th Street and Allisonville Road). A resident immediately called 911 after observing two suspicious men walking in the neighborhood. The resident also reported items missing from their vehicle. Officers began searching for the two suspects.
 
Approximately two hours later, an officer observed two men running across Allisonville Road. The officer approached the men and they fled. After a short pursuit officers located the men hiding in a tree line. Both suspects were detained without incident. The investigation revealed the men were involved in approximately ten thefts from vehicles in the Fishers area. Officers recovered several stolen items and reunited the property with the rightful owners.
 
Police Chief Mitch Thompson would like to commend the resident for immediately reporting the suspicious men and remind residents of our Lock it, Hide it, Keep it Campaign. Residents are strongly encouraged to always lock unattended vehicles and remove any items of value.   
 
 
Media Personnel – Please direct any further questions, regarding this case, to the Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.
 
Suspect (1):   Jeremiah Gilliam
                        28 years old
                        Indianapolis, Indiana
 
Charge(s):      Resisting Law Enforcement an “A” Misdemeanor
                        Unauthorized Entry into a Vehicle an “A” Misdemeanor
                        Theft an “A” Misdemeanor
                        Possession of Cocaine a Level 6 Felony
 
Held:               Hamilton County Jail
 
 

Suspect (2):   Joseph Scott II
                        27 years old
                        Indianapolis, Indiana
 
Ch arge(s):      Resisting Law Enforcement an “A” Misdemeanor
                        Unauthorized Entry into a Vehicle an “A” Misdemeanor
                        Theft an “A” Misdemeanor
 
Held:               Hamilton County Jail
 
A charge is merely an accusation and the arrested person(s) is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Jeremiah Gilliam Book-In Photo
Joseph Scott II Book-In Photo
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