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Thieves Hit Farmington Hills Vehicles, Homes

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

Residents in several Farmington Hills neighborhoods have called police over the past several days to report thefts from their vehicles:

  • Ashley Drive - $900 taken from the console of a vehicle, reported Nov. 25
  • Gettysburg - vehicle window smashed, reported Nov. 26
  • Gettysburg and Bradford Ct. - thefts from multiple vehicles, reported Nov. 26
  • King Edward Dr. - an I-pass for Chicago tollways stolen, reported Nov. 26

Vehicle theft

A Southfield resident reported Monday night that her white 2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer was stolen after she parked it in front of her mother's home on Steeple Chase. According to the report, the woman's mother heard the car alarm around noon, but did not check the vehicle.

Breaking and Entering

Residents on Whitehall Drive called police Monday morning, after waking up to find someone had stolen a purse that was left on their kitchen table. According to the report, entry to the home was gained by shattering a glass entry door with a landscape rock. More than $196 had been charged to a credit card that was inside the purse, according to the report, which noted a number of thefts from vehicles in the same area around the same time the theft happened. 

A resident on Hamilton called police Nov. 23, after discovering that a 48-inch flatscreen television set was taken from an entertainment console in the home. According to the report, the resident told police the television set had been rented. Police determined entry to the home was gained through a back door that does not lock. 

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