Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

October 19, 2013

Suspect caught in armed robbery


Hendricks County Flyer

---- — AVON — On Tuesday morning, officers here responded to an armed robbery at CVS, 7990 E. U.S. 36, and caught the suspect a short time after the incident.

According to information from the Avon Police Department, the robbery took place at about 4:20 a.m. at the pharmacy in the CVS.

Officers who responded to the scene noted several bottles of methadone and other items were missing.

Shortly after the incident, the suspect, Alan Orender, 32, of Indianapolis, was located in a field just south of Buttons and Bows Day Nursery, 7651 Beechwood Centre Road, and taken into custody.

According to officers on the scene, Orender confessed to the robbery and “became emotional about how the employees must have felt following the robbery.”

He also assisted officers in finding a missing bottle of Methadone that was stolen.

Orender was transported to the Hendricks County Jail in Danville and charged with robbery, a class C felony; theft, a class D felony; possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony; and criminal confinement, a class D felony.