Police blotter


Car found stripped
A 1994 Acura was stolen from in front of the owner’s apartment in the 15000 block of Brookview sometime between 11 p.m. July 23 and 3 a.m. the next day.
The next day the car was recovered in the area of Casgrain and Desmond in Detroit.
It was completely stripped, including the transmission, license plate and engine.

Welder nabbed

A 50-year-old, industrial-size welder was stolen from a garage in the 17000 block of Matthews sometime between July 23 and 26.
The owner told police he often leaves his garage door open.

Stereo stolen

A stereo was stolen from a 1992 Ford Mustang parked in the 19000 block of Fort Street sometime between 12:15 and 12:25 a.m. Wednesday.
The owner said he locked his car when he parked it to visit a friend, but when he returned 10 minutes later the doors were closed but unlocked.
There was no damage to the car’s convertible top. The owner suspects the car locks were jimmied open.


Blood trail leads away from flower store Police responded to a breaking and entering alarm at 2 a.m. July 25 at A Touch of Glass Flower Shop, 3254 West Road, and found one of the building’s windows broken out.
A trail of blood led from the broken window, to the counter, to the cash register and then back out the door.
The register’s empty cash drawer was taken and nothing else was disturbed in the business.

Keys go missing from auto shop

On July 10 the owner of a 2000 black Mercury Cougar was told by employees at Jack’s Garage, 1753 West Road, that the keys of his car had gone missing after the car had been dropped off on June 29.
The employees told the owner to come back in a few days and they would have the keys for him.
When the owner returned two days later, he noticed a window from the car was missing and was told by an employee that the car’s subwoofer was stolen.

Woman stumbles into traffic

An officer saw a woman staggering in the northbound traffic lane of Fort near Norwood at 5 a.m. July 26.
When he stopped the woman to tell her to stay out of the roadway, he noticed that she was highly intoxicated.
She told the officer she drank two 22-ounce beers and two shots of whiskey.
When she stumbled back into the roadway she was placed under arrested for disorderly conduct.
Her blood alcohol breath test result was 0.12 percent; the legal limit in Michigan is 0.08 percent.


Man enters house, takes nothing

A resident of the 3800 block of 17th returned home at 12:30 p.m. Monday to find most of the screens on his windows partially raised.
Some items were knocked over in the home and nothing appeared to be missing.
The resident’s neighbor said she saw a man lurk around the house, carry a lawn chair from the resident’s back yard to the south side of the house and then return a few minutes later.

Man urinates in public

A Taylor man was arrested for disorderly conduct at 2 a.m. last Sunday after an officer saw him urinating in the parking lot of Pier 500, 489 Biddle.
Police say the man was standing behind a pickup truck and could be seen plainly by pedestrian and vehicle traffic on Biddle.
After police attempted to get the man’s attention several times, he finally noticed them and soiled himself while walking away.
Before he was arrested, he continued to mingle with friends who tried to distract the officers.

Women arrested after fight

While officers were patrolling the parking lot behind Lions, Tigers & Beers, 2929 Biddle, at 2 a.m. July 6, they saw two women punching each other in the face.
The women attempted to run away from the officers, but were caught and placed in two separate patrol cars.
Both women were highly intoxicated, according to police, and were arrested for disorderly conduct and obstructing police.
When officers searched the area where the women had been fighting, they found a knife that had been opened and locked.