By Alan Madeleine
This week, Crime Log is a selection of items that we have deemed the most interesting, relevant or newsworthy from the Hamtramck Police Department’s Intelligence Reports, as we received them for the period of Friday, June 15 to Thursday, June 21.
From Thursday, June 14:
From Friday, June 15:
A man reported that he was assaulted, and robbed at gunpoint, by several juvenile black males while he was on foot near Hewitt and Lumpkin a short time after 2:30 a.m.
Shortly after 4 a.m., a patrol officer noticed a front window broken out of a storefront in the 9600 block of Jos. Campau. The store owner arrived at the scene, and reported some power tools missing.
A woman living in the 9400 block of McDougall reported damage to the front porch of her residence.
A Detroit juvenile was arrested at approximately 11:45 a.m. for stealing a car from the area of Jos. Campau and Botsford.
A man entered the station just before 1 p. m. to report the theft of a lawnmower.
From Saturday, June 16:
A man came into the station at 11 p.m. on the 15th, to report the theft of his white 1997 Ford pickup truck, license plate CHQ6235, from the area of Caniff and McDougall.
Two women were arrested following a disturbance in the 12000 block of Grand Haven at about 12:40 a. m.
Another person was arrested following a disturbance in the area of Jos. Campau and Faber just after 2:15 a.m.
A resident living in the 2400 block of Holmes reported damage to a window of their home just before 3:45 a.m.
Just before 12:45 p.m., a man reported the theft of his 2005 Lincoln LS, license plate CKP3252, which was stolen from in front of a home in the 3300 block of Doremus sometime between Thursday at 10 p.m. and today at 12:30 p.m.
A woman reported that someone used her EBT/Bridge card number to make a purchase at a spice store in the 11600 block of Conant this past Tuesday, just after 1 p.m. The purchase totaled $66.84.
A patrol officer spotted a car previously reported stolen in Hamtramck. The vehicle was pulled over, and the driver was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and marijuana possession as well. The vehicle was impounded.
After taking a report of a shoplifting at a grocery store in the 12100 block of Jos. Campau, officers located the suspect in the area of Conant and Commor. The stolen merchandise was recovered. No description of the suspect was made available.
Officers arrested a man living on Dubois for shoplifting after he fled from a deli/grocery store in the 11600 block of Lumpkin without paying for his merchandise.
From Sunday, June 17:
A man was arrested while on northbound I-75 near the McNichols exit for being in possession of a Chrysler Pacifica with a temporary tag that had been stolen previously in Detroit. He was also driving on a suspended license. Detroit Police were notified.
A Lincoln Park man was arrested following a traffic stop at I-75 and Davison after a search of the man’s vehicle turned up several jars containing suspected marijuana, Hydrocodone, mushrooms, and THC. A 2009 Audi was confiscated. A search warrant for the man’s blood to be drawn was secured through the 31st District Court.
From Monday, June 18:
A woman reported that, shortly after 1:30 p.m., an Arabic man, approximately 20 years old and with dark hair, backed her into a corner and touched her inappropriately.
A man living in the 3900 block of Dorothy reported that someone damaged a window of his home.
A man was arrested in the 11300 block of Moran after a report that he made unwanted advances to two juvenile females earlier.
From Tuesday, June 19:
At about 3:51 a.m., a resident of the 1200 block of Dyar reported being assaulted near Dyar and Circle Dr.
A man living in the 12000 block of Fleming reported an attempted break-in of his residence just after 5 a.m.
At about 8:30 a.m., a man reported his 2007 Cadillac Escalade, license plate CFZ1904, stolen. Half an hour later, he called again to say that his brother-in-law found the vehicle at Harold and Alpena. Officers recovered the vehicle and had it towed.
A man came into the station to report having been robbed on yesterday’s date at about 1:45 a.m. near Gallagher and Holbrook while he was getting into his vehicle by a white male about 20 to 21, with blond hair and a husky build, wearing dark clothing. The man pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at the victim, and made off with $30 before fleeing.
A man was arrested in the 2300 block of Grayling on a domestic violence charge after arguing with his mother and damaging some property inside her home.
A man reported that someone had tried to break into his business in the 9400 block of Jos. Campau by damaging the shop’s rear door sometime between yesterday at 10 p.m. and this date at 10 a.m.
A woman reported that, back on June 9, a black male stole her purse, which contained several prescription medications. No reason given for the delay in reporting it.
A man was arrested for trying to shoplift some items from a drug store in the 9200 block of Jos. Campau.
A man living in the 11600 block of Mitchell reported being confronted by a neighbor who implied he was carrying a handgun. The victim claimed not to know why the man was upset.
Officers arrested a man who tried to flee after a traffic stop at Jos. Campau and Hanley.
A juvenile male reported that a black male struck him in the face and then stole his bike in the area of Evaline and Mitchell.
From Wednesday, June 20:
Officers checked on a possible residential break-in in the 12000 block of Charest.
A landlord reported that, after a real estate agent showed his property to someone, the realtor failed to re-secure the house, whereupon someone entered the unit and vandalized it.
A woman was arrested after attempting to cash a bad check at a store in the 12100 block of Conant.
During this time period, officers also: Responded to five automobile crashes, and took reports of two domestic assaults, two other alleged assaults, a broken window, a stolen bicycle, two cases of threatening phone calls and one of harassing texts, the embezzlement of some unspecified school property, the theft of an unregistered vehicle, the theft of some unspecified property, two instances of the self-recovery of missing vehicles, and the recovery by Detroit Police of a stolen vehicle.
They also made the following other arrests: Two for domestic assaults, one for no operator’s license ever applied for, one for driving on a suspended license (and having a warrant), three for other warrants, including a felony; and two for being given fraudulent insurance certificates.
They turned a juvenile over to his mother for a curfew violation, secured a stray Rottweiler for transport to the Humane Society, picked up a man at Macomb County for a warrant, took one in from Washtenaw County for same, and tagged a $5 bill someone found and turned in.