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.
Canton Man Dead Following Two-Car Crash
A 41-year-old driver died in Canton Thursday morning after he apparently suffered a medical condition, crossed the center lane while southbound on Canton Center Road at Hanford Road and struck another vehicle, police Sgt. Pat Sullivan told the Canton Observer. The accident happened about 8 a.m. and stopped traffic, according to the article. Canton Police said Canton Center remained partially closed late Thursday morning.
A Novi man’s 2012 Chrysler 200 was damaged and parts were stolen 8:01 a.m. Dec. 18 at DoubleTree Hotel, 42100 Crescent Blvd., according to a Novi Police report. The man said he is an employee of DoubleTree Hotel where he parked his vehicle in the lot at about 11:50 p.m. Dec. 17, the report said. The man came to the vehicle at 8 a.m. Dec. 18 and saw that somebody had smashed the rear driver’s side window of the vehicle and the factory installed stereo/navigation system was stolen, according to the report.
A Northville Township man’s property was stolen from his silver 2012 Ford Fusion 1:03 a.m. Dec. 28 near the 16000 block of Meade Road, according to a Northville Township police report. Another man found a leather bag containing a laptop on the edge of the road where he was placing his garbage, the report said. That man contacted police, who found a passport for the laptop’s owner, according to the report.
West Bloomfield Teen Caught in Graffiti Incident
An officer with the Bloomfield Hills Department of Public Safety was on patrol checking on commercial businesses Saturday when he saw someone spray painting a wall at the Pulte Building at 100 Bloomfield Hills Parkway at about 4:30 p.m., reports said. The male suspect noticed the officer, quickly picked up a backpack and tried to leave. The officer called for back up and ordered the man to stop and come back toward him. Officers identified the teen and detained him at the scene. Inside the backpack were several cans of spray paint. Nearby, officers found a suspicious vehicle and a female teen inside who said she was a friend of the teen they detained. Both teens are from West Bloomfield.