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New business has great way to stay in shape with ‘ultimate extreme air experience’

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – News 8 got an inside look at the brand new trampoline park opening on the northeast side of Indianapolis. It’s called “Defy Indianapolis” and the company calls it the “ultimate extreme air experience”. 

Although it may look like fun and games, the creators of Defy Indy say it’s the latest way to stay fit. Defy Indianapolis has foam pits, rock walls, slacklines, parkour pits and any other extreme recreation attraction you’ve probably been too scared to try. Now you can get your adrenaline fill while staying safe.

Trampoline parks are made for kids and this would be a great and safe way to get them involved in aerial sports without the risk of injury. 

If you feel like your loyalty to another trampoline park is being tested, don’t worry. The parent company of Defy is called CircusTrix. That company acquired Sky Zone in February of this year. That created the the largest indoor active recreation and trampoline park company in the world with nearly 300 owned and franchised locations. 

Defy is located on 8356 Masters Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46250. For more information, click here. 


2 Columbus police officers arrested, facing charges of misconduct, ghost employment

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — Two Columbus police officers have been arrested on multiple charges including official misconduct and ghost employment.

According to Indiana State Police, Dan Meister and Ron May were arrested for allegedly working off-duty security jobs while also working on duty with the Columbus Police Department. An investigation into the officers began in November 2018 after a request was made by the Columbus Police Department.

Lt. Dan Meister and Sgt. Ron May allegedly worked overlapping shifts for both the police department and Columbus Regional Hospital between February 2015 and August 2018. The officers were paid by CPD and the hospital for the same hours worked on multiple occasions.

Meister had overlapped hours on 52 different occasions and May overlapped on 62 occasions, investigators say.

The investigation was turned over to a special prosecutor and arrest warrants were issued for the men on Friday. They were arrested Friday afternoon without incident and taken to the Bartholomew County Jail, police say.

Both officers are facing charges of official misconduct, ghost employment and theft.

May and Meister are expected to face initial hearings soon.

Information about how long they have worked with CPD was not immediately available.