Armed Robbery in Niles Township

DATE AND TIME OF INCIDENT:                      0957 hrs, on 11/30/2019


TYPE OF INCIDENT:                                         Armed Robbery                            


LOCATION OF INCIDENT:                     Approved Cash, 2527 S. 11th St., Niles Twp 


AGENCIES INVOLVED:       Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Patrol

                                                Berrien County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau

                                                Michigan State Police

                                                South Bend Police Department

                                                St Joseph County Sheriff’s Office Police

                                                Indiana State Police

                                                St Joseph County Prosecutor’s Office

                                                Berrien County Prosecutor’s Office



ARRESTED PERSONS:                Two Suspects identified, One Suspect lodged at the St Joseph County Sheriff’s Office Jail awaiting extradition back to Michigan.  **See below for additional

NARRATIVE:  Two armed individuals robbed the Approved Cash Store on South 11th St. in Niles Twp this morning.  Officers from the South Bend Police Department located the vehicle used in the robbery at an nearby apartment complex.


Officers and Detectives worked with the St Joseph County Prosecutors Office and conducted a search warrant at one of the apartments and located a number of items tying the individuals to the robbery.


One of the individuals was located near the vehicle and was later arrested and lodged at the St Joseph County Jail on Armed Robbery charges and will be awaiting extradition back to Michigan.  The second individual was identified and charges will follow.


The Berrien County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all of the agencies involved for their help.  This is an excellent example of local law enforcement working together to solve  crime.






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