Saline Police Arrest Man With Stolen Pickup, Camper and Credit Cards

 06/25/2018 - 21:07

An Ypsilanti man faces three charges after Saline Police found him with a stolen vehicle and credit cards June 14.

Edward Robert Larue was arraigned in 14A1 District Court June 14 for one charge of stealing a motor vehicle and two charges of stealing financial transaction devices.

Police were called to apartments on the 200 block of Clark Street at 12:28 a.m. after the man entered his ex-wife’s apartment without permission. He left without incident. Police arrived and saw the man climbing out of a pick-up truck and camper. He told police he was in Saline to drop off a gift for his daughter and that he borrowed the vehicles while at the Little Darlings’ strip club in Flint.

Police learned the vehicles were stolen from a Grand Blanc man. Larue was arrested. Police found a wallet full of financial cards belonging to the owner of the truck and camper.

A probable cause hearing is scheduled for June 26.

Assault Charge

Police arrested a 50-year-old Ann Arbor Street woman for domestic violence after an incident June 12. The woman is accused of assaulting her 40-year-old wife, who is pregnant, and their 31-year-old nanny.

She faces charges for domestic assault and assault and battery.

Woman Scammed

An 88-year-old Park Place woman was scammed for $3,000. On June 12 she received a call from an unknown subject who said her grandson was in a Florida jail and needed $2,000 for bail. She was told her grandson could only access a Wal-Mart charge card he possessed and that she could go to Wal-Mart and put the money on his card. She did so.

A few hours later she received another call saying her grandson needed $1,000 so he could get home. Again, she loaded the card with $1,000.

Saline Police told her it was a scam and that the gift card numbers cannot be traced.

Man Walks Out of Busch's Without Paying for Groceries

A 20-year-old Brooklyn man told police he walked out of Busch’s with nearly $400 of groceries. A customer spotted the man loading his red pickup truck with groceries June 13. When the man was spotted, he stopped what he was doing and left, leaving behind $276 in groceries.

Police used a license plate to identify the suspect. The man told police he’d made a big mistake and apologized. He returned an additional $109 of groceries to the store.

Police are seeking a warrant for retail fraud.

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