Kmart Employee Faces Embezzlement Charge
The following information was supplied by the Farmington Hills Police Department. Arrests and charges do not indicate a conviction.
A 35-year-old West Bloomfield Township woman faces a charge of embezzlement, after store officials spotted her giving merchandise to another woman on security tapes.
According to a report filed by Farmington Hills Police, the incident occurred on Sept. 3, but was not discovered until another store employee was reviewing price checks and discovered more than $100 of them on the woman's register. The report indicated that the clerk told authorities she knew the woman and felt sorry for her, because the woman had no money.
- The owner of a Livonia-based business told police that a 2007 Caterpillar loader, valued at $11,000, was stolen from a lot on Eight Mile Road in Farmington Hills sometime over the weekend. According to the report, the business' main office also had a break-in, and the owner identified a suspect.
- A Harrison High student reported the theft of his $100 pair of Nike tennis shoes from the boys' locker room between Sept. 24 and 25. According to the report, the teen's t-shirt and socks were also taken.
- A 54-year-old Farmington Hills man called police at around 7:15 a.m. on Sept. 27 to report that someone broke into his vehicle, which was parked overnight in a lot in the 31000 block of 12 Mile Road. According to the report, the front passenger window was broken, and the vehicle's navigation system was missing.
- Between Saturday night and Sunday morning, thieves hit a number of vehicles in the parking lot of a hotel on Stansbury Blvd. According to reports, items taken included a cell phone, GPS and other electronics.
- A resident on Millbrook Road reported the theft of a 2011 Jeep, which was discovered shortly after midnight on Monday. According to the report, the vehicle had been parked in the home's driveway.
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