A suspect in a recent Michigan City bank robbery is in custody. 49-year-old Thomas Breese, Jr. allegedly robbed La Porte Community Federal Credit Union two weeks ago.
Police say he was apprehended near Chicago. Breese fits the description of the white heavyset robber. Police say he was identified from video surveillance of the hold-up and his arrest
follows an extensive search ever since.
Breese is also wanted for theft in Porter County. He was still being held in Chicago. At some point, he will be brought back to face charges here.