South Bend police locate and arrest burglary suspect

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Just before 6 a.m. on Saturday, police were called to a business in the 3900 block of Lincoln Way West for a possible burglary in-progress, according to the South Bend Police Department.

First detail officers Camparone and Hof noticed signs of forced entry upon arrival and moved inside the building to investigate further.

Officer Hof heard a noise from an adjoining room while inside, which is where officials located the suspect, who was attempting to hide.

The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Jose Tirado, who police say was arrested without incident.

Tirado was then transported to the St. Joseph County Jail, where he faces charges for burglary, as well as two other charges for crimes he is suspected of committing, according to police.

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