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Alert Citizens lead to the arrest of three burglary suspects and Police seek suspects in daytime catalytic converter thefts

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Post Date:05/17/2011

Carmel, IN - On May 14, 2011 at approximately 3:00 PM the Carmel Police Department responded to a burglary in progress call in the area of Uxbridge Lane. Witnesses saw three black males leaving an apartment and two of them were carrying laptops. Two of the males left in a silver, Buick LeSabre before the police arrived.

When Carmel Officers arrived they located one male, later identified as Darrin Stark Jr., still in the area. Stark was in possession of stolen property. He was taken into custody without incident. The other two suspects were located across the street in the Meijer parking lot. They were identified as Jordan Griffin and Christopher Shelton. They were also in possession of stolen items and were taken into custody.

All three males were arrested for burglary and theft. They were transported to the Hamilton County Jail and are being held on $30,000 bond each. All of the stolen items were recovered and returned to the owners.


  • Darrin Stark Jr., 19 year old black male from Indianapolis

  • Jordan Griffin, 18 year old black male from Indianapolis

  • Christopher Shelton, 18 year old black male from Indianapolis

This is another example of alert citizens calling the police and providing information that lead to the apprehension of three burglary suspects. The Carmel Police Department urges all citizens to be alert and report suspicious activity.

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Carmel Dispatch 317-571-2580

Police seek suspects in daytime catalytic converter thefts

The Carmel Police Department has responded to several thefts of catalytic convertors over the last two weeks. Most of these thefts were from Toyota trucks and SUVs that were parked at businesses along the Meridian corridor between 96th St. and 126th St. Suspects have been crawling underneath vehicles and using some type of a saw to cut pipes and steal the catalytic convertors. If you see anything suspicious or have information on these thefts please contact the Carmel Police Department at 571-2500.

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