Security Updates

December 4, 2015

A neighbor shared the following information to Turfway Park’s NextDoor site:

A few men have been spotted driving a brown van in a neighborhood near the intersection of Stop 11 & Combs Road claiming to sell Kirby products and giving wrapping paper as an incentive for listening to them. The men then come back to your house later to break in. This has been confirmed by a local police officer and residents have been asked to contact police if you see these suspects and vehicle.


October 31, 2015

Turfway Park’s security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has reported a recent daytime burglary on Runyon Road near Turfway Park. The suspect’s vehicle has been described as a yellow Chevrolet Cavalier. If you see this vehicle, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155. For all emergencies, please call 911.


October 8, 2015

Fox 59 News aired a story tonight about recent thefts from cars in Turfway Park and the neighborhood next to us. The following is an excerpt from the article:

Stolen guns are now in the hands of thieves in Johnson County following a string of car break-ins this week in the Old Smith Valley area of White River Township.

Police said eight cars in the same neighborhood were broken into last week. This week, another six were hit in the middle of the night.

Check out the full article and the news story on Fox 59’s website. As always, if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155. For all emergencies, please call 911.


September 29, 2015

The following information is from an article on Fox 59’s website. To view the entire article, click here.

Police in Johnson County are warning residents after a series of vehicle thefts in White River Township.

According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, eight thefts were reported from Sunday night into Monday morning in the Old Smith Valley area. The thefts happened on the following roads: Hyatt, Welton, Old Smith Valley and Turfway.

Police are reminding residents to watch for suspicious activity and keep their vehicles locked. Anyone with information should call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office tip line at (317) 346-4654.


July 9, 2015

Turfway Park’s security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has reported recent thefts from vehicles in the nearby area. The suspect’s vehicle has been reported as a white Chrysler 300 with custom wheels. If you see this vehicle, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155. For all emergencies, please call 911.


July 6, 2015

Due to recent thefts from unlocked vehicles in the area, this is a reminder to please remove all valuables from your cars and lock them.

As always, if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155. For all emergencies, please call 911.


March 27, 2015

Turfway Park’s security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has reported a recent day time burglary on Monday, March 23rd, in a neighborhood near the intersection of Morgantown & Fairview Roads. The suspect has been described as a black male in his mid-20s. No vehicle was seen.

As always,  if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155. For all emergencies, please call 911.


March 9, 2015

The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department have recently found homemade bombs in the nearby Bradford Place neighborhood off of Morgantown Road between Stones Crossing & Smokey Row Roads. These bombs are made with plastic bottles and have been found in the yards of homes in that neighborhood. For more information on this story, check out http://fox59.com/2015/03/08/homemade-bombs-found-in-greenwood-yards/  .

If you see a suspicious plastic bottle in your yard or around Turfway Park, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-9155 immediately.


November 14, 2014

Turfway Park’s security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has reported recent thefts from vehicles in the nearby Buckmoor Manor neighborhood. The suspect has been described as a male driving a tan Chrysler Lebaron with a loud exhaust. If you see this vehicle, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.

As a reminder, please remove all valuables from vehicles and lock them overnight.


November 10, 2014

Residents in a nearby neighborhood, Foxberry Trace, reported theft from cars last week. For more details about these thefts, check out the November 8th Daily Journal article at http://www.dailyjournal.net/view/local_story/Thieves-target-cars-in-Center-_1415410089/

As always,  if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155. For all emergencies, please call 911.


October 24, 2014

Turfway Park’s security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has reported recent thefts from vehicles in the nearby Wakefield neighborhood. As a reminder, please remove all valuables from vehicles and lock them overnight.

As always,  if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.


September 12, 2014

Turfway Park’s security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has reported recent burglaries in the area. Suspects were described as two tall, black males possibly wearing grey sweatshirts and jeans. The suspects were reported to be driving a newer model silver sedan.

If you see these suspects or the vehicle, please contact the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155. Thank you in advance for your assistance.


August 13, 2014

Thefts from vehicles in the area have slowed down, but they are still occurring. As a reminder, please remove all valuables from vehicles and lock them overnight.

As always,  if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.


July 26, 2014

There have been recent thefts from vehicles in the Foxberry Trace neighborhood, which is near the intersection of Berry Road and Smith Valley Road. Due to recent thefts from unlocked vehicles in the area, this is a reminder to please remove all valuables from your cars and lock them.

As always, if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.


June 23, 2014

Turfway Park’s security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has reported a recent theft in the Carefree North neighborhood. Suspects were described as a thin, white male in his thirties and a thin, white female with dirty blonde hair. The suspects were reported to be driving an older faded maroon mini van. The suspects stole a weed eater out of the garage with the homeowner was working in the backyard.

If you see these suspects or the vehicle, please contact the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155. Thank you in advance for your assistance.


June 16, 2014

Due to recent thefts from unlocked vehicles in the area, this is a reminder to please remove all valuables from your cars and lock them.

As always, if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.


May 22, 2014

Vacation season is here! Please make sure your patio doors are locked and have a security device. When you plan to be gone for an extended period of time, ask a friendly neighbor of family member to keep an eye out for suspicious activity around your house. Also, please do not leave valuables in your car if it is parked outside overnight, and make sure your car is locked.
In addition to reporting suspicious individuals or activities to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155, please let the HOA know via email at turfwayparkhoa@yahoo.com.  

April 29, 2014

Our security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has reported that the area surrounding Turfway Park has recently experienced an increase in thefts, including packages taken off porches. The individual responsible for several thefts in the Olive Branch Road area has been arrested.

As thefts increase around our neighborhood, please be vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.


April 8, 2014

Recently, there were a couple of burglary attempts in White River Township. Both were near the intersection of Olive Branch Road and SR 135 and occurred last weekend during the early evening hours. One of the homeowners was home at the time and saw a heavy set Hispanic male. The other home had an alarm that scared them off.

Also, now that warm weather is finally here, thieves are once again getting into unlocked vehicles. Please remember to lock and remove all valuables from your vehicles.

As always, if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.


March 16, 2014

Steve Edwards reported thefts from unlocked vehicles sitting in driveways in surrounding neighborhoods. One of the current suspects lives close to us in the Smith Valley area. Turfway Park residents have experienced thefts from vehicles in the past and locking vehicles without visible items inside is strongly recommended.

As always, if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.


February 22, 2014

A few weeks ago, there was an attempted theft of a decorative sculpture from a Turfway Court.

Turfway Park’s security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has reported a few concerns from surrounding areas. Lately, there have been a few thefts from vehicles in White River Township. Also, there have been several thefts of batteries from vehicles in Greenwood.

As always, if you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.


January 24, 2014

Turfway Park’s security officer, Sheriff’s Deputy Steve Edwards, has not reported any concerns in the area. He will be updating the HOA Board at least every two weeks on local security concerns, and those updates will be posted to this page as they become available.


September 21, 2013

The neighborhood has recently experienced thefts from unlocked vehicles. To prevent this, please lock your vehicle and remove all valuables. The Sheriff’s Office is aware of the thefts and is working to resolve the issue. If you see anything or anyone suspicious, please call the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office at 317-736-5155.

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