Suspect charged in theft of cash from Family Dollar

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- A man who allegedly stole over $1,000 in cash from a Family Dollar store has been charged with theft, according to court records.

Izaiah Davis, 19, has been charged with theft and carrying a handgun without a license.

On January 23, South Bend Police were called to the Family Dollar on E. Edison Road to investigate a robbery.

The clerk told police he had opened the safe in preparation for the end of the day when a man entered the store armed with a gun and demanded money, according to the probable cause affidavit.

The suspect fled with $1,029, reports said.

Officers reviewed the surveillance video and developed Davis as a suspect, reports said.

The store clerk told police he knew the suspect and identified the suspect as Davis, according to the probable cause affidavit.

When officers spoke with Davis he initially denied being involved in the theft from the store, reports said.

Davis later admitted he took the money and said he did it in cooperation with the clerk, accroding to the probable cause affidavit.

Davis also admitted to carrying a handgun and told police he disposed of it after the robbery, reports said.

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