By Alan R. Madeleine
This week’s Hamtramck Crime Log is compiled from police reports from Sunday, Jan. 15 through Tuesday, Jan. 24.
From Sunday, Jan. 15:
A man was placed under arrest for domestic assault, resisting officers and on a warrant for carrying a concealed weapon after fleeing on foot from officers investigating a disturbance in the 2300 block of Edwin.
A man from Vasser, MI was transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital after officers found him unresponsive at Jos. Campau and Faber from an apparent heroin overdose, based on evidence they collected.
An employee of Al Baraka Enterprise at 11621 Conant reported that an unknown person broke into the business and stole an HP computer, a Dell computer and $40 in cash.
A man was arrested in the 3000 block of Hanley for obstructing officers.
A man was arrested in the 2300 block of Wyandotte on multiple charges related to a hit-and-run accident he is believed to have been involved in.
From Monday, Jan. 16:
Late Sunday night, a man was arrested for domestic violence, malicious destruction of property and obstructing officers who were investigating a disturbance on Yemans near Gallagher.
A hit-and-run at Caniff and Klinger was reported.
A man was arrested by Birmingham police officers on a Hamtramck warrant accusing the man of a four-count felony charge for check fraud.
A man was arrested in the 3300 block of Edwin for a domestic violence charge.
From Tuesday, Jan. 17:
Late Monday night, a woman reported being assaulted by her ex-boyfriend at her home in the 11400 block of Mitchell. The man fled before officers arrived.
A woman in the 12000 block of Oklahoma reported that someone broke the antennae off her satellite dish.
A 1997 Ford Taurus was reported stolen from in front of a home in the 11400 block of Moran.
A resident of a home in the 1900 block of Trowbridge reported that (an) unknown suspect(s) entered said home through a rear window, and stole two pair of Air Jordan tennis shoes valued at $180 apiece. Officers found no evidence of forced entry.
A person on foot outside of their vehicle, suspected of being under the influence of drugs near Conant and Holbrook, was transported by ambulance to Detroit Receiving Hospital, and their vehicle was impounded.
A person in the 12100 block of Dequindre was arrested for aggravated assault after a police investigation at the scene. Two pistols were confiscated and tagged as evidence.
A resident of a home in the 2600 block of Holbrook reported being contacted by a presumed phone scam operation and asked to provide her checking account number and $350 to receive a $2 million sweepstake award.
A woman reported that her son had phoned from the Dallas, Texas area and threatened to have her killed by persons living nearby to her.
From Wednesday, Jan. 18:
A man living in the 2200 block of Faber reported that his residence had been broken into sometime during the prior afternoon, although he could not tell if anything was missing at the time of his call. He noted that there was damage to his rear door.
A Hamtramck man was arrested for leaving the scene of an injury accident, drunk driving and driving while his license was suspended for an incident near the high school where he is accused of striking a student and three vehicles before speeding off. The student who had been hit was treated and released the same day. The man’s vehicle was impounded. (See corresponding article)
A man was arrested for domestic assault after he allegedly pushed a female cousin down the stairs at a home in the 2200 block of Danforth. The victim was transported by EMS to Detroit Receiving Hospital.
A man reported that someone took the catalytic converter from off his 2001 Chevrolet during the time between 10 p.m. the night before and 2 p.m. today. Location not given.
A man reported that his 2004 Hummer H2 had been stolen. Location not given.
From Thursday, Jan. 19:
Late Wednesday night, a man was picked up from a Redford Police station, where he was being held on an outstanding Hamtramck felony warrant.
Steve Shaya of the DPW reported another missing manhole cover, this time in Veterans Park.
A man was arrested at the CVS store at 9300 Jos. Campau for shoplifting after he attempted to leave the store without paying for several items. It was discovered that he had another outstanding Hamtramck warrant for a similar offense, as well as an outstanding felony warrant with the Wayne County Sheriff’s office.
A woman was arrested at the same CVS store for retail fraud after she attempted to leave the store without paying for several items.