INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis police have arrested a man in connection with a string of burglaries that prompted police to put a southeast-side neighborhood on alert.
Sherman Thompson, 20, of Indianapolis, was arrested Tuesday afternoon on preliminary charges of burglary and theft.
Thompson is suspected of being involved in multiple burglaries in the Willow Oaks neighborhood, which is near Franklin Road and Raymond Street.
Thompson is facing four counts of burglary and three counts of theft, but he has not been formally charged.
Police said Thompson was also wanted on unrelated burglary and theft charges, and he might face additional criminal charges related to a handgun in his possession at the time of his arrest.
Thompson's mug shot has not yet been released.
Train strikes and kills person in Lawrence
A person was fatally struck by a train in Lawrence Saturday night.
IMPD: 'No major disturbances' at Indy 500 Parade
The Indianapolis 500 Parade went off smoothly Saturday, despite public safety officials' earlier concerns about disruptions at the event.
IU receiver Isaac Griffith charged with OWI
An Indiana University football player who nearly drowned in a swimming incident last year was arrested early Saturday on charges of operating…
Man struck 'several times' in fatal hit and run
A person was killed in a hit-and-run incident after being struck by what police describe as "several times" by five different…
Man gets life for murders of Westfield women
A man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing a woman and her adult daughter inside a suburban Indianapolis home.