Crime Watch 8

4 juveniles arrested in Hendricks County; Avon bus driver says gun was pointed

AVON, Ind. (WISH) — A sheriff’s office says four minors were arrested after a school bus driver on Thursday spotted people outside the vehicle pointing what appeared to be a gun at the bus.

Kevin Carr, communications coordinator for Avon Community School Corp., says in an email to News 8 that the driver of Bus 135 called the district’s transportation department for help, and local law enforcement went to the scene. Carr says the students were safe and taken to their bus stops.

Shortly after the bus driver contracted police, deputies from the Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office found the suspects in a vehicle and a chase ensued, Avon police said on Facebook.

The suspects crashed the vehicle in the area of U.S. 36 and Dan Jones Road, got out of the vehicle, and ran.

The Hendricks County Sheriff’s Office said the minors were driving a vehicle that had been stolen in Marion County. The sheriff’s office said a gun was found during the investigation

A 16-year-old suspect was arrested for resisting law enforcement, possession of stolen property and operating while never receiving a license.

Two 15-year-old suspects and a 14-year-old suspect were charged with resisting law enforcement.

Deputies say more charges could be filed related to the possession and pointing of the gun.