Indianapolis man’s ‘suspicious activity’ leads to arrest in burglary case
UPDATE (May 9, 2018)– Charles Berry pleaded guilty to burglary and habitual offender and charges of theft and resisting law enforcement were dropped. He was sentenced to 10 years with 562 days of jail credit. He also accrued 187 days of good time credit.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Something didn’t seem right about the man when police stopped him last week.
Indianapolis Metropolitan police didn’t let that nagging feeling go. Their efforts resulted in the arrest of 32-year-old Charles Berry.
On Oct. 18, detectives stopped Berry for suspicious activity. They later checked on his vehicle, which they learned may have been used in a burglary days before on Oct. 15. On Oct. 24, police found the vehicle in the parking lot of a business and began searching for Berry.
4 Fast Facts
- Police arrest man in burglary case
- Detectives came across him on Oct. 18 and said he seemed suspicious
- They tracked his car and found him with stolen items outside a home with a broken window
- They’re investigating his possible involvement in other cases
They found him walking up to a residence in the 3200 block of East 52nd Street. He was carrying items in a blanket. Officers detained him after finding a broken window at the residence. They also believed the items Berry was carrying were stolen.
Berry was arrested on a preliminary charge of burglary. IMPD said it was investigating his potential involvement in other crimes in the area.