Crime Watch 8

IMPD arrests man connected to a number of robberies

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A man connected to several robberies has been taken into custody, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

IMPD says a call of a suspicious person led to the arrest of 28-year-old Anthony Johnson.

On April 13, officers responded to the 5100 block of East 16th Street where they found Johnson who was wanted for having violated parole for previous robberies with a knife.

Police say Johnson also matched the description of the suspect in connection to a string of robberies. During an interview with officers, Johnson admitted to robberies at the following locations:

  • Circle K- 2485 Post Road
  • Thortons Gas – 7020 Pendleton Pike 
  • Easy Pawn – 3376 W. 10th Street
  • Family Dollar- 6030 E. 21st Street
  • Payless Liquors- 3739 N. Shadeland Avenue 
  • Get-n-Go – 5201 N. Keystone Avenue


Colder and quiet rest of the week

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A good 20° swing Wednesday morning with temperatures in the lower to mid 20s this morning with feel-like temperatures in the teens. it will be a clear start then brighter heading through the rest of the morning and the afternoon! Sunshine won’t help us out too much in terms of temperatures today. Daytime highs should warm to the upper 30s. Wednesday night will be a cold one with lows in the lower 20s with a partly cloudy sky.

Thursday will be another cold one with highs struggling to reach 30°. It’ll still be a bright one with a mostly to partly sunny sky. A slow warming trend will start Friday with highs warming to the upper 30s with a mixture of sun and clouds.

This weekend will be split with a chance of showers arriving late in the day Sunday. Highs will continue to warm to the mid-40s Saturday with a partly sunny sky. Clouds return Sunday with showers later in the evening and overnight. Rain will continue through Monday. Tuesday looks to be a dry day for now then showers should return by midweek with highs in the mid 40s.