Four arrested in carjackings, armed robberies
Indianapolis Metro Police have arrested four men in connection with carjackings and armed robberies across Indianapolis, and a warrant is out for the arrest of a fifth man.
Police arrested Paul Shields, Jeremy Sharp, Miles Cross and James Chatman. IMPD says Cross was arrested in connection with an incident in the 5700 block of North Carrollton Ave. on Aug. 16th in which he fled in a stolen car. He faces preliminary charges of carjacking, auto theft, resisting law enforcement, criminal mischief and criminal recklessness.
IMPD believes Shields, 18, was also involved in the string of carjackings on Aug. 16th, which include the Carrollton incident as well as carjackings in the 1200 block of Martin Street and the 3300 block of Congress Ave.
Shields was arrested after an armed robbery in the 700 block of E. 11th St. Sharp, 22, and Chatman, 21, were also arrested, in connection with the armed robbery, in which a man was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight of $1,300 in cash. All three face robbery charges.
Police issued an arrest warrant for Kevin Ingram in connection with separate carjacking incident in the 6200 block of Carrollton on Aug. 19th.
Ingram, 22, is 6'1", 206 lbs., African-American, with tattoos on his neck saying "Booster," "F--- you," "Money and respect," "Diane," and "Raqura." He also has tattoos of tear drops on his face and a cross with wings on his left arm.
Call Crime Stoppers at 262-TIPS if you see Ingram.