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Farmington Hills Resident Reports Theft of Handgun from Vehicle

The theft was among several that occurred over the weekend, according to reports filed with Farmington Hills Police.

A resident on Tredwell Avenue called Farmington Hills Police Saturday morning to report a handgun had been stolen from his vehicle.

According to the report, the man told police the gun was stored in the vehicle's center console, and the vehicle was parked in the driveway. Police found no sign of forced entry; the man reported he was certain he had locked the vehicle. 

Several other thefts from vehicles were reported over the weekend:

  • On Saturday afternoon, officers on patrol spotted a broken window on a van parked in the 27000 block of Farmington Road. According to the report, the vehicle's owner had registered the van with a business address; an employee at the business told police the vehicle had been parked since Friday evening. 
  • At around 9 p.m. on Sunday, a resident of Hunters Ridge Apartments called police to report someone had rummaged through the glove box and console of her vehicle, which was left unlocked and parked in a garage. The report indicated that the woman told police she had seen footprints in the snow coming from the garage in the morning, but didn't notice the vehicle had been entered until later in the day. A neighbor's vehicle was also ransacked; neither woman reported anything stolen. 
  • A resident in the 23000 block of Ashley contacted police late Friday night to report that an iPod and wallet with identification and debit card had been taken from inside her vehicle. According to the report, the woman told police the vehicle was left unlocked and parked in her driveway. 

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