Wanted man arrested in Bartholomew County

gillespie davenport arrest BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind. – A man wanted in Iowa was arrested Thursday morning in Bartholomew County. On Wednesday evening, the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department received information that Aaron Gillespie, 35, was staying at a campground in the southwest part of the county. While going to investigate, deputies saw Gillespie’s truck leave the campground and arrested the driver, Bailey Davenport, 23, on numerous charges. Davenport told Sheriff Matt Myers that Gillespie was likely on foot in the area. Believing that Gillespie was armed and dangerous, an Everbridge emergency notification was sent out to residents in Southwest Bartholomew County.

Gillespie was located early Thursday morning in the parking lot of Rightway Fasteners by employees. He was arrested on out of county warrants and possession of methamphetamine. Gillespie is being held in the Bartholomew County Jail.

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