Tip to IMPD Chief Roach leads to "Candy Store" bust


INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - A tip to Metro Police Chief Bryan Roach led to over a dozen arrests this week.

The tips and complaints to Chief Roach focused on "The Candy Store" - a house believed to be a center for drug activity on the east side.

Friday night, a team of IMPD SWAT, narcotics, vice and other officers raided homes in the 2900 block of E 10th Street and the 600 block of N Oxford Street.

At the E 10th St location, named "The Candy Store," there were 12 arrests ranging from visiting/maintaining a common nuisance to dealing cocaine, heroin, marijuana, outstanding warrants. Police seized a long list of illegal items at "The Candy Store":

  • 5 firearms (1 Stolen)
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Marijuana
  • Spice
  • Drug Paraphernalia
  • $4,352 in Cash

Arrested at the "Candy Store":

Two women were arrested at the Oxford St address for possession of paraphernalia and maintaining a common nuisance.

All suspects were transported to the Arrestee Processing Center for booking. The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will review the case and make a final charging decision. Police encourage tips from citizens to further efforts.\\

Anyone with information regarding narcotics or illegal activity is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 262-TIPS (8477), (800) 222-TIPS (8477), or submit a tip online at www.CrimeTips.org.

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