For Immediate Release Contact Sgt. Scott Galloway
May 5th, 2016 765-807-1260
On the morning of May 5th, at about 3:00 am, Lafayette police officers responded to a reported residential entry in the 700-block of Stinger Street. The female caller reported a male subject, who was known to her, had broken into her residence.
Police arrived and identified the alleged suspect as 24-year-old, Quintrell Nesbitt, of Gary, Indiana. Nesbitt was taken into custody and transported to the Tippecanoe County jail. There were no injuries reported. Nesbitt was arrested for burglary while armed with a deadly weapon, carrying a handgun without a license, and resisting law enforcement.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or the anonymous WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.
Sergeant Scott Galloway
Outreach & Crime Prevention
The fact a person(s) has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant(s) is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.