15-year-old charged as an adult for Marion and Johnson county robberies

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Bryan Dewitt Johnson-Taylor (Photo courtesy of Johnson County Sheriff’s Office)

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UPDATE (Dec. 17, 2018) — Bryan Dewitt Johnson-Taylor was sentenced to 9 years, with 4 executed and 5 suspended.

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – Police say an Indianapolis teen could be to blame for half a dozen armed robberies and carjacking in Marion and Johnson counties.

Fifteen-year-old Bryan Dewitt Johnson-Taylor has been charged as an adult for allegedly holding up two hotels in Johnson County. Court documents show he also held up a Comfort Inn in Franklin and a Holiday Inn Express in Greenwood last year.

The teen was reportedly wearing a hoodie and blue surgical gloves during the crimes. That’s the same suspect description in several other armed hotel robberies and carjackings on the south side of Indianapolis.

Johnson-Taylor’s charges include pointing a firearm, armed robbery and carrying a handgun without a license.

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