2 men found in Whiteland home arrested

Two men were arrested after sheriff’s deputies found them inside a home near Whiteland after a neighbor called police.

Just before 11 a.m. Thursday, a resident along Tracy Road, east of Interstate 65, called police to report a strange car in his neighbor’s driveway and a man walking around the house.

Shortly after deputies came to the home, two men walked outside, looking startled, according to a report from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

Juan M. Perez, 43, Franklin, and Lance N. Hypes, 33, Indianapolis, each were arrested on a charge of burglary.

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After the men were arrested, deputies found the door they came out of had broken glass and had been forced open, the report said.

Perez, 5351 S. U.S. 31, Room 102, and Hypes, 3031 Hartman Drive, both were held at the Johnson County jail on $6,600 bond.

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Annie Goeller is managing editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at agoeller@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2718.