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Suspect faces charges in Covert Township break-ins

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WATERVLIET, Mich. — A suspect is now in custody in a series of breaking and entering cases in Covert Township.

The Covert Township Police Department had been investigating the string of break-ins when they developed a lead on the location of the stolen property, according to a release.

Michigan State Police, Southwest Enforcement Team and Berrien County Sheriff’s Department used those leads to execute a search warrant in a home on N. Watervliet Road.

Officers recovered stolen items worth about $5,000, according to a release.

The suspect was taken into custody on unrelated charges, but investigators are seeking charges for receiving and concealing stolen property.  The suspect will be identified when they are formally charged.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Covert Township Police at 269-764-8100.

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