1969 Car thefts
Police Arrest 10 Persons In Thefts INDIANAPOLIS (UPI)—Indianapolis (UPI)—Indianapolis police revealed Tuesday Tuesday that 10 of 17 persons indicted indicted last month in connection with an Indiana-Kentucky stolen car ring have been arrested and warrants issued for the others. The group is alleged to have stolen cars from Indiana and Kentucky car dealers' lots and resell them in the Gary area for about half of their retail price. Most of the cars were reported to have been late- model autos. The investigation began last October with the arrest of Paul Murray, 23, Indianapolis, on a charge of auto theft. He was sentenced to 180 days at the State Farm, and fined $500 and costs. He escaped and received a one to five year term at the Indiana Reformatory. Besides Murray, those arrested arrested were Dennis Bewley, 24, James Pierce, 40, Fred Sanders,' Sanders,' 29, James Hill, 35, William William Barrett, 30, Man™ fear- ner, 25, Charles E. Burns, 38, Napoleon Anderson, 40, and Gene Lewis, all from Indianapolis. Indianapolis. All are charged with conspiracy conspiracy to commit a felony or violating the offense against property act or both charges. Police estimates the ring netted about §30,000 from the sale of 12 cars. About a month after Murray's arrest Bewley, Hill. and two others were arrested in connection connection with thefts from car dealers dealers in Indianapolis.