NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Suburban Indianapolis authorities say a Florida woman and her son are on the run after they failed to appear in court to face charges alleging that they plotted to kill a divorce attorney seeking money from the woman’s boyfriend.
Arrest warrants issued Friday in Hamilton Superior Court charge Renee Perillo, 51, of Panama City, Florida, and Richard Perillo, 21, of Laughlin, Nevada, with conspiracy to commit murder, theft, carrying a handgun without a license, possession of paraphernalia, criminal trespass and unauthorized entry of a motor vehicle.
The two had been released on $20,000 bonds May 23 after being arrested on lesser charges outside the Noblesville home of attorney Rebecca Eimerman. Eimerman was pursuing unpaid settlement money from Perillo’s boyfriend, Dr. Arnaldo Trabucco of Fort Mohave, Arizona, on behalf of his ex-wife, The Indianapolis Star reported (http://indy.st/1KVdA0v ).
The Perillos were due in court Friday for their initial hearing. Hamilton County Prosecutor Lee Buckingham had said his office needed more time following the May 22 arrest to investigate and charge the two in connection with the murder scheme.
Police arrested the Perillos in the back of an SUV parked at Eimerman’s home May 22 in Noblesville. Eimerman’s husband got into the SUV, saw the two in the cargo area, got out, and called police, authorities said.
The two were still in the SUV when police arrived and claimed to be homeless, according to an affidavit. In their possession was a syringe containing a lethal dose of a drug used in anesthesia called succinylcholine and a handgun registered to a Nevada man who said he sold it to Trabucco, the affidavit said.
The Perillos also had several identification and credit cards belonging to Eimerman, who said she had left her wallet in the SUV, police said.
After the two were booked in the Hamilton County Jail, Richard Perillo bragged to another inmate he had gone to Noblesville to kill a local attorney, the affidavit said.
The Perillos were released after Trabucco paid their bonds, according to the affidavit.
Police searched Renee Perillo’s phone and found multiple Google searches of Eimerman and her home, the affidavit said. The phone contained photos of Eimerman’s home and her SUV.
Police found a car parked near Eimerman’s home that looked like it was being lived in, the affidavit said. It was owned by a Florida management company and insured by Trabucco, and it had a stolen license plate, the affidavit said.
A telephone listing in Trabucco’s name wasn’t in service Sunday, and he could not be reached for comment. A message seeking comment was left at Eimerman’s law office. Online court records did not list attorneys for the Perillos.
Information from: The Indianapolis Star, http://www.indystar.com
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