Police break up street fight; one injured

Published 9:10 pm Thursday, July 29, 2004

By Staff
NILES - The Niles City Police Department responded to an incident involving a stabbing in the area of North Sixth Street between Cass and Howard streets on Tuesday.
Officers were dispatched to the scene at about 4:30 p.m. in reference to a fight in progress.
Upon arrival, officers observed about 35 people in the street.
According to the police report, a multitude of people notified police that someone in the crowd had a gun.
Additional units were called to the scene, including the Michigan State Police.
Police officers made contact with the subject believed to have a gun, but no weapon was found.
A woman at the scene advised police that she had been stabbed in the arm and revealed a two-inch cut on the underside of her arm.
Officers searched for the suspect involved in the stabbing, but were unable to locate her at the scene.
The victim reportedly stated she will prosecute if the suspect is located.
Jeremiah Long, 20, of 1241 Broad St., Cassopolis, and Cinderella Allen, 40, of 319 N. 9th St., Niles, were both taken into custody pending charges for disturbing the peace.
On July 28 at about 4:30 a.m., a Niles City Police officer observed two male juveniles riding their bikes in the city skate park.
The officer made contact with the juveniles and could smell the odor of intoxicants coming from both subjects, ages 15 and 16.
They were given preliminary breath tests, which revealed they both had been drinking.
The juveniles were cited and charged with being minors in consumption and with curfew violations. They were transported to the Niles Police Department and released to their parents.