7 people facing charges in Ionia school break-in

IONIA, Mich. (WOOD) — Seven people are facing charges in connection to a break-in at a school in Ionia.

The Ionia Department of Public Safety was called to Saints Peter and Paul School on Baldie Street for a breaking and entering complaint around 9 a.m. Sunday.

Officers discovered the suspects had broken into the school office and stole money and other items.

While they were investigating, someone called Ionia County Central Dispatch about a person who had a large amount of cash and was injured.

An officer was able to get a confession from the person about the school break-in, names of the other people allegedly involved and recover some of the stolen property.

The suspect was arrested and taken to Ionia County Jail.

Police were able to get more confessions and found the rest of the stolen property located throughout Ionia County.

As a result, two other adults and four juvenile suspects are also facing charges.

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