Man arrested after police chase

An Indianapolis man was arrested after he led police on a 10-mile chase that started on County Line Road in Greenwood and ended at an industrial site in Indianapolis.

Torvon Eugene Davis, 26, 3347 Grant Ave., was arrested on charges of burglary, resisting an officer, driving while suspended, theft/receiving stolen property and criminal mischief.

A Greenwood police officer attempted to stop the vehicle Davis was driving at 3:08 a.m. Friday after he saw it speed by him on County Line Road, near Airport Parkway in Greenwood, a police report said.

The vehicle did not stop.

Then, the officer heard a report of a suspect of burglary at the T-Mobile store at Greenwood Park Mall, 1251 U.S. 31 North. The vehicle used by the suspect in the burglary matched the vehicle the officer was trying to stop, the reports said.

A security guard had reported that he saw a man walking toward the T-Mobile store, smash the windows with a sledge hammer and begin grabbing items, according to the reports.

He stole a dozen cellphones and a smart watch from the store and drove off down County Line Road, the report said.

An officer stopped the car, but the man started driving again. The suspect ran over a median and then turned north on Emerson Avenue and got on Interstate 65 at the Southport ramp, police said.

The car left the interstate at the Raymond Street exit and officers chased him to an industrial site near Draper Street, where the driver left his vehicle and ran. A K9 unit from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police found him on top of a shipping container.

Davis was held at the Johnson County jail on $17,000 bond.

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Magen Kritsch is an editorial assistant at the Daily Journal. She can be reached at mkritsch@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2770.