INDIANAPOLIS -- Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against three men accused of breaking into cars in the Castleton area.
Reginald Parker and Christopher Harris are charged with theft, attempted theft, and criminal mischief, all misdemeanors.
A third suspect, Ab Robinson-Hunn is also facing two felony theft charges because he has a prior conviction for theft.
Court records show Robinson-Hunn was also charged in 2014 with carrying a handgun without a license, and was sentenced to drug court, a diversion program which he completed in 2014.
All three men were arrested and bonded out of the Marion County jail, but Reginald Parker failed to appear in court Wednesday and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.
Harris and Robinson-Hunn are due back in court October 5.
According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, a detective witnessed the men looking into and breaking car windows in the Castleton area, including parking lots for Le Peep, Los Cabos, Hooters, Red Lobster, Beauty 4 U and Goodwill.
The men stole belongings from the vehicles including purses and backpacks, according to the probable cause affidavit filed Wednesday.
Police arrested the men Friday night after a pursuit which ended with the suspects crashing their car into a ditch on Allisonville Road.
The driver was not located.
Jennifer Havens of Brownsburg is glad the men were charged for breaking into her car.
Her window cost $150 to get replaced, but thankfully, nothing was taken from her car.
“I’m a single mom, and I work very hard for what I have,” said Havens. “I’m floored that somebody’s going to go around and disrespect people’s property like that.”
Two handguns were also recovered during the arrests.