Police release drawing of suspect
By By BEN RAYMOND LODE / Niles Daily Star
NILES -- Niles Township Police Department currently has a composite drawing of one of the suspects involved in the armed robbery at the Tractor Supply Co. at 2125 S. 11th St.
By releasing the sketch, police hope to identify the suspects involved in the incident that took place on Wednesday, July 16, according to a township police press release issued on Friday.
The sketch is available to be picked up and/or faxed upon request, the press release said.
Suspect number one is a black male, 5'9" to 5'11" and weighs approximately 180 to 200 pounds, the press release said.
This suspect, of whom the sketch is available, was wearing wash out faded blue jeans with a patch on the right knee, two rings and a Golden State Warriors hat.
Suspect number two is also a black male, 5'09" to 5'11" and between 180 to 200 pounds.
According to the press release, this subject was wearing blue jeans with an unknown shirt.
In other police reports:
The driver, Carlos Gonzales, 71 N. State St., claims his breaks failed which caused him to ram into his neighbors house at 65 N. State St., according to city police.
Capt. Jim Merriman, Niles Pity Police said the house Gonzales crashed into received extensive damages to its foundation and porch.
Merriman said no personal injuries were reported from the incident.
Jacqueline Robards-Keizer, 25, 78 Dessaix St. Niles, was arrested after a police officer observed her driving west on Michigan Street and allegedly failed to stop a Four-way sign, the police report said.
The officer pulled over Robards-Keizer on Fifth Street.
Robards-Keizer was arrested and lodged at the Berrien County Jail.
Emerson Lee Ritchie, 22, 615 N. 12th St. was arrested on the warrant and booked and lodged at the Niles City Police Department.
Bond was set at $120.
Allison Courtney Watson, 17, 1299 Leet Road, Niles, was arrested after a police officer patrolling east on Silverbrook saw a car parked with lights out and lots of people in it, the police report said.
Upon making contact, the officer discovered Watson was driving without a valid drivers license. Watson was brought to the Niles City Police Department where she was booked and lodged with a $100 bond.