CALL 6: Three men formally charged in car break-ins in Castleton area

Posted at 6:16 PM, Sep 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-08 19:54:14-04

INDIANAPOLIS -- Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against three men accused of breaking into cars in the Castleton area.

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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.

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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.