Canton Man Faces Federal Charges, Bloomfield Township Robbery Suspect in Court
Other area crime reports include tires stolen from a company car in Novi and the arrest of a theft suspect thanks to an alert West Bloomfield employee.
Area police departments provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt.
Wayne County Prosecutor Charges Canton Man in Mortgage Fraud Case
Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has charged real estate agent Samer Salami, 32, of Canton with conducting an alleged criminal enterprise from August 2007 until approximately April 2010, according to a news release from Worthy's office. Salami is a real estate broker with Villa Realty located in the 25400 block of Plymouth Road in Redford, the news release indicated.
The Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) received a complaint that Salami, in his capacity as a Fannie Mae broker, was steering Fannie Mae toward low purchase offers from his company or associates, the news release indicated.
Bloomfield Township Robbery Suspect Expected in Court
A Westland man is expected to appear in 48th District Court in Bloomfield Township today for a preliminary hearing on accusations that he robbed a gas station he once worked at, records show.
Aws Naser, 24, faces one count of armed robbery for the Jan. 1 attack on the clerk at the the Mobil station at 1501 S. Opdyke Rd. Bloomfield Township police officers said he entered the store at about 10:45 p.m. and sprayed the clerk with pepper spray, reports said. He then allegedly robbed the employee and fled in an unknown direction. No serious injuries were reported.
Tires Stolen Off Company Car in Novi
An employee of Tognum America, located at 39525 MacKenzie Dr. in Novi, reported that the tires were stolen off of a company car while it was parked at the business from Jan. 5-7, according to a Novi police report.
The woman arrived to work at 6:30 a.m. on Jan. 7 to discover the Ford Focus sitting on three landscape retaining wall bricks and one wooden pallet, the report said. Six of the lug nuts were found onto the ground next to the car, the report said.
Suspects arrested in connection to thefts from Annie Sez
An observant employee of Annie Sez helped West Bloomfield Police track down two Pontiac residents who were arrested for shoplifting from the Orchard Mall retail outlet, according to West Bloomfield Police Lt. Tim Diamond.
Diamond said that the two were seen wandering the store in a suspicious way around 4:30 p.m. Jan. 13, before leaving in a black Chevrolet Malibu which was waiting for them outside the store. Diamond continued that the employee recorded the car's license plate number and called police, who were able to find the car at the Middlebelt and Square Lake roads intersection in Bloomfield.