Police blotter

Allen Park
Post-game party guests rob host

A woman reported Monday night that two men she invited to her house in the 14000 block of Russell after a post-Super Bowl party were gone when she woke up the next morning — along with two computers, $300 cash and a 20-inch flat-screen television

She had agreed to let them stay the night to help them avoid driving drunk.

Coach altercation triggers fight
Police were called about 8 p.m. Feb. 6 to the arena at the community center, 15800 White, when a fight broke out on the ice after a youth hockey game.

Witnesses said that when an Allen Park coach verbally upset a Woodhaven coach, the visiting coach shoved the home coach to the ice. A fight with multiple parties ensued. The Woodhaven coach was cited for assault and battery and released upon posting bond.

Make-up, MP3s, liquor swiped from store
A 13-year-old Melvindale teen was arrested when she tried to leave Meijer, 3565 Fairlane Drive, with $40 worth of cosmetics concealed in her boots.

Her father, who said he was unaware of his daughter’s shoplifting, became upset when store personnel tried to detain her. The two left in his car, which police then pulled over for a traffic stop.

The teen was taken into custody, booked as a juvenile and released to her parents.

Over $11,000 worth of MP3 items taken from a back-room media cabinet at the store that was broken into early Feb. 5.

Surveillance footage shows a black man in a red shirt, black pants and black hat with a backpack near the media department doors near the incident time.

Liquor valued at over $100 was concealed in the purse of a 24-year-old Detroit woman Wednesday night; she subsequently tried to leave without paying for it and was arrested and cited for retail fraud.

Student caught taking cancer cash
A Melvindale High School student was suspended indefinitely Feb. 5 after cafeteria surveillance showed him taking money from a cancer research donation canister.

Man takes ex’s microwave on his birthday
After allowing his ex-girlfriend to treat him to drinks to celebrate his birthday last Sunday, a 43-year-old Melvindale man tried to take her television early Sunday morning.

She had left him alone in her apartment while she made a quick trip to the store. He also tried unsuccessfully to leave with her microwave oven.

New tenant’s apartment robbed before move-in is complete
The door of an apartment in the 300 block of Gale was kicked in sometime last weekend before the new tenant had even moved in most of her belongings.

Other than damage to the door and lock, the newcomer did not notice anything missing.

Escape cash taken
An envelope with $240 in cash was taken from an unlocked blue 2008 Ford Escape parked in the 11000 block of Garfield the night of Feb. 2.

Teen voices were heard in the area just prior to the homeowner checking the vehicle and discovering the missing money.

Boat pirated
A gas-powered model boat valued at $200 was taken from an apartment storage unit in the 14000 block of Pennsylvania between Feb. 3 and 5.

Two fist-sized holes were smashed in the storage unit door, allowing someone to unlock it.

Soldier’s stereo stolen
A stereo valued at $2,000 was reported stolen last Sunday from a 2002 Ford Focus was parked in the 20000 block of Coachwood.

Alleged stalker smashes car windows
Police arrested an 18-year-old man about 4 a.m. Feb. 6 after witnesses said he smashed windows on all four doors of a 1996 Ford Explorer.

The man had been arrested recently in Allen Park on a domestic violence charge against the woman who owned the vehicle. Police said he he had been stalking her.

During questioning, police discovered two warrants out of Wyandotte for his arrest. The man also had glass fragments on his clothes. A preliminary breath test showed he had been drinking.

Car break-in nets cash, ID
A wallet, cash and identification were taken from a 1999 Chevy Malibu parked on Davis west of Sixth Avenue early Feb. 6.

The radio face plate was also removed, but the radio was not damaged or taken.

Drunken bicyclist arrested
A drunken 55-year-old man refused to stay home after being dropped off by police time, day.

He reportedly was bicycling without balance, but tried again to walk away once more with his bicycle in tow after police first found him and took him home.

When officers saw drivers avoid the man as he stumbled on Walnut near Fourth, they took him and his bicycle into custody.