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Man wanted by police turns himself in at Johnson County Jail

Posted at 12:46 PM, Oct 08, 2020

Update, 9:50 a.m. Oct. 10

Johnson County Sheriff Duane Burgess said Michael Riddle, a wanted man considered armed and dangerous, turned himself in at 4 a.m. Saturday at the Johnson County Jail. Burgess said Riddle told deputies "he was tired of running."

The original story is below.

HANCOCK COUNTY — Police are searching for a wanted man considered armed and dangerous Thursday afternoon in Hancock County, according to police.

Several law enforcement agencies are searching for Michael Riddle, 37, described as being 5 foot 7 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes, according to the Greenfield Police Department. He was last seen wearing a blue T-shirt and black sweatpants. He is wanted for three felony drug and weapons-related charges.

Police used a helicopter Thursday night to try to find Riddle, but were unsuccessful, according to a tweet from police.

A previous search was called off around 2:15 p.m., Greenfield Police Department Capt. Chuck McMichael said. He has not been located.

Police were searching for him near West 300 North and North 125 West, near Heartland Resort, according to police.

Several police K9s were in the area searching for him, McMichael said.

Anyone who spots Riddle is asked to use caution, not approach him, and call 911 immediately. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Johnson County Sheriff's Office. Tips can also be reported anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS (8477) or online.