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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Lafayette Police Looking for a Person of Interest

Charles, Michael Jermal

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                  Contact: Lt. Matt Gard           

  April 13th, 2020                                                                                                                                             mjgard@lafayette.in.gov

                                                                                                                                                                             (765) 807-1223


Lafayette Police Looking for Person of Interest in Shots Fired

On April 10th, 2020 at 3:50pm Officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a domestic disturbance with shots fired in the 3800 block of Wembley Dr.  No one was injured, however a vehicle and 3 residences were struck by gunfire.  Michael Jermal Charles was identified as a person of interest in this case.  Charles should be considered armed and dangerous.  Charles is a black male, 5’3” tall and weighs 165 lbs. 

If anyone has any information on Charles’ location please contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or through the anonymous WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME. 


Lieutenant Matt Gard

Community Outreach & Crime Prevention



The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law. 

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