By ZEINAB NAJM
DEARBORN — Four people were arrested after a break-in in the area Outer Drive and Cherry Hill April 1.
Officers were dispatched the a house where a neighbor witnessed three men wearing hooded sweatshirts leave through the kitchen window. They fled by running through backyards in the neighborhood.
Police dispatch informed officers that the suspects were riding bicycles. When approached the suspects jumped off their bicycles and attempt to run.
After a short foot chase, officers were able to arrest the trio — one adult and two juveniles — and a third juvenile male shortly after.
During their investigation, police discovered the suspects were also connected to multiple larcenies occurring overnight.
Lawrence Kellerman, 17 of Dearborn Heights was the adult male charged with second degree home invasion and receiving and concealing stolen property.
He was video arranged April 4 by 34th District Court Judge William Szlinis and given a $10,000 bond for the charges.
A probable cause conference is scheduled for 9 a.m. April 15, and a premlimiary examination of the evidence against him at 9 a.m. April 22, both in 19th District Court.
Petitions were filed in Wayne County Juvenile Court for the three juveniles who are awaiting charges.
“These types of serial crimes erode the security and well-being of our community,” Police Chief Ronald Haddad said. “Citizen participation and quick response by officers brought this crime wave to an end.”
(Zeinab Najm can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.)