Police from multiple counties and agencies are searching for a man linked to Crawfordsville.
Law enforcement from Montgomery County, Lebanon Police, Greencastle Police and Owen County Sheriff’s Department have identified Devin D. Ewoldt, 33, as their suspect in a string of armed robberies.
On Sept. 23, an armed robbery at the Dollar General in Gosport was reported to the Owen County Sheriff’s Office. Five days later, Greencastle Police responded to a reported armed robbery at the Pizza King there.
The same day, officers with the Lebanon Police Department responded to the Dollar General on South Lebanon Street for a report of an armed robbery.
The suspect in each of the incidents was captured on video security systems.
Police identified the suspect at Ewoldt, who is believed to live in the Crawfordsville area. In addition, Ewoldt is wanted on unrelated warrants in Boone and Montgomery county on unrelated warrants.
He was last seen driving a White 2004 Nissan Xterra with temporary license plate K709963.
Police say that he was armed with a handgun during each of these incidents and is believed to be armed and dangerous.
According to The Paper’s newsgathering partners at WTHR, a customer at Dollar General, Valerie Anderson, was unnerved by the experience. "It's pretty scary,” she said. “Andthe people here are so nice. I hate to think about them going through that.
Liz Reeves lives across the street and said her neighbor saw the suspect peeping through her back screen door, so the neighbor called police and told her to get out.
Seconds later, officers swarmed her home.
"They were at the door. They had their guns drawn. That's what scared me because I was coming out the door, and they were coming up," said Reeves. "It was very traumatic, but I'm alive."
If anyone knows Ewoldt’s whereabouts, they are asked to call 911. Do not attempt to apprehend or approach him.