Area Patch sites provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt.
Bloomfield-Bloomfield Hills Patch
Investigators with the Bloomfield Township Police Department are still trying to identify the perpetrator or perpetrators responsible for the rash of home invasions reported during a three-hour afternoon span on Jan. 9. However, two repeat offenders responsible for similar crimes earlier this year are headed to prison.
Andrew Willey, 27, and Christopher Drinkhorn, 21, were both sentenced to serve between two and 20 years with in the Michigan Department of Corrections earlier this month, court records show. Both men pleaded guilty as charged to counts of home invasion - second degree, and being habitual offenders during pre-trial hearings in early October.
West Bloomfield Patch
The case involving five family members accused of selling K2 and other drugs out of a Shelby Township gas station and smoke shop has been postponed until March for purposes of discovery. The Dabish family – a mother, two sons and two grandsons – were arrested in October 2012 after Shelby Township police and federal agents raided the former Citgo Gas Station, now Express Gas, and Woodstock Smoke Shop on Van Dyke at 21 Mile Road.
Plymouth Township Police responded Jan. 27 to Harvest Court for a report of a theft from a vehicle, according to a police report. The vehicle owner told police he left his car unlocked in his driveway at 6:15 p.m. on Jan. 26 and it was found with the driver’s side rear door wide open at 9 p.m. on that day and a TomTom GPS unit was missing, the report indicated.
Three people reported their cars were broken into while parked at Novi hotels on the night of Jan. 22-23, according to Novi police reports. GPS systems were stolen from a 2013 Jeep parked at the Courtyard Detroit hotel, and a 2012 Jeep and rented Chrysler Town & Country parked at the Residence Inn.