Farmington Hills Resident Reports Handgun Theft

A camera, cell phone and yoga gear are also among the items reported stolen in Farmington Hills over the past week.

Follow Farmington Hills crime news on Patch. Photo credit: Joni Hubred-Golden
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A resident in the 21000 block of Hamilton called Farmington Hills Police Aug. 15 to report that his .40 caliber Taurus handgun had been stolen sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Aug. 14. 

According to the report, the man told police that he had placed the fully loaded weapon in a holster and left it on the kitchen counter. When he noticed it was missing, he looked around his home and found a screen on a back window had been removed. Nothing else was taken, the report indicated. 

Camera taken from car

A resident in the 31000 block of Ridgeside Drive called police to report that an Olympus digital camera and hundreds of dollars worth of hair care supplies had been stolen from an unlocked vehicle. According to the report, the vehicle was parked in a community garage.

Woman confronts cell phone thief

A woman who was picking up her car in the 27000 block of Independence Street at 3:26 a.m. Saturday told police she saw a man who appeared to be leaning inside the car. According to the report, the woman confronted the man, described as Black, in his early 20s, 6'2" tall, 175 pounds, wearing a gray jersey shirt with green on the sleeves, light blue jeans and baseball hat. As he walked away, she saw her cell phone in his hand. The vehicle had been left unlocked, the report indicated. 

Yoga gear stolen

A woman called police Saturday at 3:25 p.m. to report damage to her car, which was parked near Moda Salon on Middlebelt. According to the report, the woman checked the car after hearing the alarm go off. She found the left rear passenger window broken and her yoga bag, containing yoga clothes and a yoga-themed book, was missing. 


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