Police arrest person of interest in recent thefts

Miami Township police search for clues after an armed gas station robbery early Tuesday morning at the Speedway on Springboro Pike. (WDTN Photo/Bear Everett)
Miami Township police search for clues after an armed gas station robbery early Tuesday morning at the Speedway on Springboro Pike. (WDTN Photo/Bear Everett)

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (WDTN) – Miami Township and Miamisburg Police arrested a man they say may be involved in a string of recent robberies.

Police say while investigating a string of aggravated robberies and a break-in they developed a person-of-interest that may have been staying at the InTown Suites on Kingsridge Drive.

The robberies occurred at two Speedway locations in Miami Township from October 25 and 27 and Direct Jewelry in Miamisburg on October 28.

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Michael Underwood. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail)
Michael Underwood. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

Officers armed with a search warrant searched InTown Suites, but the suspect was not there. He was later spotted in a truck in Miamisburg on Kingsridge Drive.

Police stopped the truck and found evidence inside from the Miamisburg break-in. 44-year-old Michael J. Underwood was arrested on a parole violation. Police are still investigating and expect more charges will come soon.

There were two other people in the truck when it was stopped.  They were both released.

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