Crime Log … 7/26/13

By Charles Sercombe


          This week’s Crime Log covers July 16 through 22.

Tuesday, July 16

A Hamtramck man and a Detroit woman were arrested for breaking into a vacant dwelling.

Officers investigating another dwelling on St. Aubin St. found a cell phone. The phone is being held by the police department.

A man reported that his former roommate stole a blank check and cashed it for $2,500.

Three men were arrested after a traffic stop because they gave officers false names. One of the men was wanted on a felony warrant.

A resident reported being bit by a dog on Belmont St. Officers were unable to find the dog or its owner.

A Vespa moped was stolen from a house on Moran St.

Wednesday, July 17

Three teens were arrested at almost midnight for a curfew violation. Their parents were also ticketed.

A resident was arrested for assault and battery after a disturbance in the 2300 block of Andrus St.

A resident reported that a woman known to him stole blank checks from his car. The suspect cashed two checks for a total of $1,100.

A man was arrested on a warrant after a traffic stop for not filing Hamtramck income taxes.

A Belmont St. man reported someone hit his car parked in front of his house and then fled.

A resident reported someone stole a video game system from his apartment.

Thursday, July 18

A man living in the 11000 block of Moran St. reported the theft of his 1998 Plymouth Voyager.

At about 4 a.m., a man reported he was assaulted by three males while he was walking in the Holbrook-Lumpkin area. The man said one of the suspects struck him over the head with a garbage can. Another suspect went through his pockets and demanded money. Nothing, however, was taken.

A Southfield woman was arrested at Walter’s Party store for attempting to cash a forged check.

Friday, July 19

A Yemans St. Resident reported someone stole her 1997 Ford Windstar from in front of her home.

Two people were arrested after a traffic stop for having an open bottle of liquor.

A Moran St. resident reported the theft of his 1998 Dodge Caravan from in front of his house.

A man was committed to a crisis center after attempting to assault his family. Family members told police the man had not been taking his medication.

Saturday, July 20

A man living in the 2200 block of Danforth St. reported a woman he knows cut his left ear with a sharp object. The suspect was described as a black female weighing 300 pounds and wearing a brown shirt and black shorts. The woman fled on foot before officers arrived.

A woman reported a man she knows had been stalking her for over a month.

A man reported someone broke into his house on Botsford St. and stole a handgun and laptop.

Monday, July 21

A person was arrested at almost 1 a.m. for being disorderly while in the 11400 block of  Jos. Campau.

A Norwalk St. man reported the theft of a catalytic convertor from his vehicle while it was parked in front of his house. Later, a Detroit woman reported the theft of her catalytic convertor from her car while it was parked in the CVS Pharmacy parking lot.

Tuesday, July 22

A man was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital after telling officers he wanted to hurt himself.

          A man living in the 12000 block of Sobieski St. reported he saw a man attempting to steal his car. A Gallagher St. man also reported someone attempted to steal his car.

          At 2 a.m., a man living in the 10000 block of Conant reported his 2001 Dodge Caravan was stolen.

          Officers were called to Jos. Campau and Jacob where a man was reported to be beating a woman. The woman was taken to Detroit Receiving Hospital, and police were given the name of the man.

          A woman was arrested at Whalen and Mackay after she was seen walking back and forth, carrying a knife. The woman was charged with disorderly conduct.

          A woman reported that while in Club Aces at 11425 Jos. Campau, her purse was stolen.

          A representative from Walter’s Party Store reported the business was defrauded by someone posing as a Western Union employee.

          A Norwalk resident reported several items were stolen from his car while it was parked at the Family Dollar store at 9028 Jos. Campau.

          A Hewitt resident reported someone stole copper plumbing from a dwelling he owns in the 3000 block of Roosevelt St.

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