37-year-old man arrested in LaPorte liquor store robbery

2013-01-24T19:30:00Z 2013-01-24T19:38:05Z 37-year-old man arrested in LaPorte liquor store robberyTimes Staff nwitimes.com
January 24, 2013 7:30 pm  • 

LAPORTE | Police said a 37-year-old LaPorte man robbed a liquor store Wednesday and stole an undetermined amount of cash.

Terry A. West was arrested on a Class B felony robbery charge after an investigation, police said.

The LaPorte Police Department responded to the robbery about 1:20 p.m. at Bottle Shop Too, 1212 Lincolnway.

Police collected evidence at the scene, including a surveillance video that helped officers identify West a suspect, police said.

Investigators later determined West was staying at a Michigan City motel.

With the assistance of the Michigan City Police Department, officers contacted West and arrested him.

The robbery charge carries a possible sentence of six to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to a $10,000. Additional charges could be filed, police said.

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