Police apprehend man who escaped custody at downtown processing center

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Johnny Gamill


Johnny Gamill pleaded guilty to escaping lawful detention on June 15, 2017. His resisting law enforcement charge was dismissed. He was sentenced to four years in prison with a one year suspension and a 24 day jail credit.


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police apprehended a man who they say escaped custody at the Arrestee Processing Center in downtown Indianapolis Wednesday evening.

IMPD says that Johnny Gamill was in a deputy’s vehicle after he was arrested earlier. While at the APC, he exited the back door of the vehicle, scaled a 12-foot fence, and fled in a northeast direction.

Police set us a perimeter, and they located Gamill in the area of 1200 East 10th street on a bicycle.

After a brief foot chase, Gamill was re-apprehended with a handcuff on one wrist in the rear of 1223 East 10th Street.

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