Thief Smashes Windows, Steals Cash and Items from Vehicles

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 04/21/2017 - 14:54

Two employees of JAC Products called police to report someone broke into their vehicles and stole items April 13.

A 28-year-old Ypsilanti man reported that $200 in cash, a black North Face backpack, speakers and an in-dash TV were stolen from his Dodge Charger. Someone smashed a window to gain access to the vehicle. A 43-year-old Romulus man told police someone broke the driver’s side window and stole $300 in cash from his console.

Drunk Driving Charge

A 28-year-old Saline Township man was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving around 2:40 a.m. April 16.

Police spotted the man driving his Kia Soul erratically near Ann Arbor Street and Michigan Avenue. The driver turned right on to westbound Michigan from North Ann Arbor Street, cutting in front of another car, which sounded its horn at the driver.

Police followed and flashed the emergency lights in front of Weller’s. The car turned into Parkside Plaza and stopped. The man told police he’d been drinking at Dan’s Downtown Tavern. After a series of field sobriety tests, the man blew a .211. A blood-alcohol content of .08 is illegal in Michigan.

Police arrested the man.

Domestic Violence Arrest

A 23-year-old Saline man was arrested after allegedly pushing his 21-year-old girlfriend to the floor during a dispute at their Valley Circle Drive apartment.

The incident occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m., April 17. The man had been drinking and arrived home intoxicated, according to the police report. The woman, who has a young child, did not want the man in the apartment.  While removing his personal belongings from the apartment, the woman accidentally damaged the base stand for the television. The man allegedly became angry, swore at her and pushed her to the ground.

The woman was not injured.

The man left the apartment and called police.

The prosecutor’s office has authorized a misdemeanor complain of domestic violence. Because the suspect been convicted before a conviction could bring a sentence of up to a year in prison.

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