Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week: Niles woman robbed at gunpoint

Published 9:19 am Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Niles Police Department was dispatched to the 100 block of N. 12th St., in Niles, in regards to an armed robbery at a residence at approximately 7:48 a.m. Jan. 19.

An unknown male subject knocked on the door of the residence and when the homeowner opened the door, the suspect forced his way into the residence and robbed the homeowner of money at gunpoint.

Crime Stoppers wants the person responsible for this armed robbery and will pay up to $1,000 for information leading to their arrest. Crime Stoppers also pays cash rewards on other felony crimes and the capture of fugitives.

Michiana Crime Stoppers is a donor-funded program that serves 12 counties in Michiana. Anyone can contact Crime Stoppers about this or any felony crime or fugitive.

Submit an anonymous tip online at, or through a link on the Facebook page. Or people can submit a tip through the same secure link using a smart phone. Look for the free P3 Tips mobile app.

People can still call toll free at (800) 342-STOP. Callers will be given a code number and we won’t ask their name.


Det./Sgt. Fred Laesch is with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department for Crime Stoppers. The crime of the week comes from the files of the Niles City Police Department.