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Crime Report: Farmington Hills Roommates Report Electronics, Clothing Stolen

The following information was supplied by the Farmington Hills Police Department. Arrests and charges do not indicate a conviction.

Farmington Hills roommates told police Monday that electronics, jewelry and other items were taken from their apartment, after a disagreement with two house guests. 

According to the report, police were called to the home in the 24000 block of Buchanan Ct. at around 4:30 p.m., where they found the front door damaged and forced open, as well as holes in closet doors. The two women told police items had been tossed around and bleach was poured over the carpeting and their clothing. The report indicated the women had invited the two men, both Dearborn residents, to stay overnight, and in the morning, one of the men became angry when he could not find his sunglasses. The women told police that he accused them of stealing the glasses. 

Items reported stolen included two pairs of designer jeans, a silver bracelet, an iPhone, laptop computer, flat screen TV, video game console, two DVD players, hair straightener, a crimping iron and three pairs of designer sunglasses. 

Shoplifting suspected

A security guard at on Orchard Lake Road told police he watched a woman who is suspected of shoplifting in seven other Old Navy stores put items of clothing in her purse and a mesh Old Navy shopping bag Sunday evening. According to the report, the woman ran out with the items after a store manager approached her at the front of the store. The guard gave police the woman's name and told them she is on probation. 

Narcotics arrests

A 25-year-old Farmington Hills woman and a 25-year-old Detroit man face drug-related charges after a traffic stop at Grand River and Middlebelt Saturday around 8:45 p.m. According to the report, police stopped the vehicle after noticing the man was not wearing a seat belt. As the man got out of the vehicle, police noticed a bag of marijuana and rolling papers in the vehicle, which the woman said she had rented. A search of the vehicle turned up more marijuana and papers, along with a makeshift ashtray that contained stems, seeds and partially smoked marijuana cigarettes. The report indicated the man had several outstanding warrants and two drug-related convictions in 2009 on his record. 

Thefts

A Detroit woman who parked her vehicle in a lot east of the emergency entrance at Monday at 11:30 a.m. returned two hours later to find her license plate missing. According to the report, hospital security planned to review security tapes to see whether the incident was caught on camera. 

A Farmington Hills man told police on Monday that his wallet was taken while he was at the on Sunday around 3:30 p.m. According to the report, the man told police the wallet was in a locker that was secured, and it contained his identification, credit and insurance cards. 

A resident in the 22000 block of Albion told police someone took an MP3 player and portable DVD player out of his unlocked vehicle sometime between midnight and 9 a.m. Sunday. According to the report, the vehicle was parked in the home's driveway. 

Someone broke into a vehicle parked in a lot on Haggerty south of 12 Mile early Sunday morning and took 10 compact discs. According to the report, the vehicle's owner flagged down an officer who was on patrol in the area and told the officer the passenger-side front window was broken. The officer found a small rock near the vehicle, which may have been used to break the window. 

An elderly Farmington Hills woman told police that someone broke into her van while it was parked at the Costick Center on June 22, sometime between noon and 1:30 p.m. According to the report, the woman told police that at first, she found nothing missing, but later realized $14,000 worth of jewelry, including a diamond ring, watch and crystal and Pandora bracelets, had been taken from a bag left inside the vehicle. 

Drunken driving arrests

A 25-year-old Westland woman faces a charge of drunken driving after police were called to a home in the 22000 block of Capecod early Monday morning on a noise complaint. According to the report, the woman was driving away from the area when police stopped her vehicle. Officers noticed a strong odor of intoxicants, and a passenger in the vehicle, a 25-year-old Westland man, was visibly intoxicated, the report indicated. A preliminary breath test showed the driver's blood alcohol level was .13, which is more than the .08 legal limit. 

A 28-year-old West Bloomfield man faces a charge of drunken driving, after his vehicle was stopped for speeding at Northwestern and 13 Mile Roads early Monday morning. According to the report, an officer who was part of a detail watching for impaired drivers clocked the vehicle at 59 miles per hour in a 40-mile-per-hour zone. The officer noticed the odor of alcohol and liquor packaging in the vehicle. A preliminary breath test showed the driver's blood alcohol level was .129, which is more than the .08 legal limit.

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