Police Blotter: Thieves Target Homes, Vehicles

The following information was supplied by the Royal Oak Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Highlights from Royal Oak Police Department reports from the past week:

Home invasion

3300 block of W. 14 Mile, Feb. 9: A woman reported an acquaintance broke into her residence and stole a 51-inch Samsung television.

3400 block of W. 14 Mile, Feb. 13: A woman reported someone entered her residence and stole miscellaneous jewelry, 47-inch Olivia LCD TV, 47-inch Vizio LCD TV, 61-inch Samsung TV, HP laptop computer, Asus laptop computer, and a X-Box game system. 

2000 block of N. Main, Feb. 13: A man reported his ex-girlfriend broke into his apartment and damaged his property.

iPhone stolen at bar

526 S. Main (Tequila Blue), Feb. 9: A woman reported someone stole her iPhone while she was at the bar.

Car stolen

1800 block of Rochester, Feb. 8: A woman reported someone stole her Red 2006 Dodge Charger.

Items taken from cars

2200 block of Baxter, Feb. 11: A woman reported someone stole the license plate off of her vehicle.

3800 block of Devon, Feb. 12: A woman reported someone stole the catalytic converter off of her vehicle.

Tires slashed, graffiti

1300 block of Englewood, Feb. 10: A mab reported someone slashed all four tires on his vehicle.

27880 Woodward (Trader Joe’s), Feb. 8: A man reported someone scratched the passenger side of his vehicle. 

Intersection of Dallas & Stephenson, Feb. 11: Someone spray painted graffiti on a telephone equipment box.

Intersection of 10 Mile & Helens, Feb. 11: Someone spray painted graffiti on a county road sign.

Other incidents

225 S. Main (PNC Bank), Feb. 8: Royal Oak Officers responded to the bank to investigate a person attempting to cash a fraudulent check. The person and two other individuals involved were arrested for uttering and publishing.

If you have any information about any of these incidents, call Royal Oak Police at 248-246-3500. For questions about this blotter, email judy.davids@patch.com.



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