Crime Log… 7/19/13



By Charles Sercombe

          This week’s Crime Log covers July 9 through July 15.

Tuesday, July 9

A man living in the 12000 block of St. Aubin St. reported a suspicious situation involving his ex-wife and their children.

          A Faber St. woman reported that a man that she described as her husband but had actually never legally married was threatening to kill her.

          It was reported that retired officer Greg Zbikowski died and that funeral services were held on July 13.

          A man reported someone stole four 24-inch wheel rims from his backyard.

          A woman reported her 1999 Mercury Villager was stolen from the 3100 block of Trowbridge St.

          A woman was caught attempting to pass fraudulent proof of car insurance to the city attorney in Hamtramck 31st District Court.

          A man reported that someone stole two white iPads from Liberty Academy on Caniff.

          A Klinger St. woman reported someone threw a piece of concrete at her vehicle and broke her windshield. The car was parked in front of her house.

          A Lumpkin St. woman reported a suspicious situation involving her juvenile neighbors and her dogs.

          A Mitchell St. resident reported someone used his credit card without permission to make an online purchase.

Wednesday, July 10

          Police officers recovered a stolen 2000 Dodge Caravan at Dwyer and Casmere. No damage was noticed, and the owner was notified.

          A woman reported that a man wearing jeans, plaid undershorts but no shirt grabbed her prescription drugs from her hand while she was at the bus stop at Trowbridge and Jos. Campau. The woman was able to ID the suspect from a police line-up.

          After a foot chase, a man was arrested for a number of violations, including obstructing officers.

          Two women were arrested at Talmer’s Bank after attempting to cash a fraudulent check.

          A Goodson St. woman was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital after attempting suicide by overdosing on pills.

          A man was arrested after a witness saw him illegally dump building material at Jos. Campau and Pulaski.


Thursday, July 11

                   Two people were arrested for outstanding warrants after an investigation of an incident at Brombach and Poland.

                   A woman reported her daughter has been missing since July 5.

                   Walter’s Party Store reported someone cashed a fraudulent check.

                   A woman reported her 12-year-old bipolar son ran away after getting into an altercation with a neighbor.

                   A woman living in the 11000 block of St. Aubin St. was arrested after spraying her sister with pepper spray.

                   A woman living in the 9800 block of Dequindre reported someone stole her wallet from inside her house.

Friday, July 12

                   A resident living in the 11000 block of Buffalo was issued parental responsibility act ticket for allowing their child to violate the city’s curfew.

          A person was arrested for urinating in public while at the west Jos. Campau alley at Holmes.

          A 2009 Toyota Corolla that was stolen in Hamtramck was found in Detroit.

          A woman living in the 2600 block of Casmere reported that someone tipped over her barbecue and set fire to a blanket in her backyard.

          A woman living in the 12000 block of Charest reported someone broke into her house.

          A man was arrested at about 4 p.m. for assaulting his girlfriend at Jos. Campau and Danforth.

          A man reported his ex-girlfriend stole his car.

          Two men were ticketed for drinking in public. Later that day, a man was ticketed for being intoxicated in public. The man was taken to a hospital.

Saturday, July 13

          At about 11:30 p.m. a woman reported being assaulted by her boyfriend at their residence in the 5000 block of Trowbridge St.

          A man living in the 3300 block of Evaline reported someone stole his air conditioner.

          A person was arrested for fleeing police and for outstanding warrants.

          A resident reported his barbecue grill was stolen from his backyard.

          A woman was able to track her stolen cell phone to a local store. Officers were able to recover the phone and made an arrest.

At almost 10 p.m. two people were arrested for fighting while on Yemans St.


Sunday, July 14

          At about 9:30 p.m. two people were arrested for disorderly conduct in the 3000 block of Yemans while officers were investigating a disturbance.

          A man reported that his silver/black Moped was stolen from his garage. Several hours later, the man reported he found his Moped near Conant in Detroit.

          An Andrus St. woman reported her brother pointed a hand gun at her and threatened to kill her.

Monday, July 15

          A man said his cat was injured and accused his neighbor of taking the cat and harming it.

          A woman was arrested for possessing marijuana after an ambulance crew responded to a call involving her.

          A Selfridge St. woman reported her 15-yer-old son ran away from home after an argument.

          A man reported someone threw eggs at his house, which caused damage.

          At about 11 a.m. a woman reported that two men grabbed her purse while she pumped gas at Jos. Campau and Roosevelt. She said the men drove off in a black Ford Taurus.                                                                                                       

          A representative from Huntington Bank reported an employee had embezzled money during a customer-teller transaction.

          Officers took custody of a black-brown German Sheppard after a Roosevelt St. resident found the dog in the backyard.


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