The following information was supplied by the Royal Oak Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
License plate stolen
400 block of N. Main, Jan. 18 – Jan. 19, 8 p.m. – 11 a.m.: A woman parked her vehicle in a nearby parking lot. When she returned she discovered someone stole the license plate from her 2011 Chevy Cruze.
Wallet, cellphone stolen
3601 W. 13 Mile (William Beaumont Hospital), Jan. 21, 2 p.m. – 4:48 p.m.: A Beaumont employee reported she hung up her coat in the area where she works. At the end of the day she retrieved her coat and discovered someone stole her wallet from her coat pocket.
29202 Woodward, (IHOP), Jan. 21, 8 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.: A man reported he forgot his cellphone in the men’s bathroom of the restaurant. When he returned to retrieve his phone he discovered someone stole it.
Sex offenders arrested
Woodward and Buckingham, Jan. 16, 8:58 a.m.: A Royal Oak officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at Woodward and Buckingham. The passenger in the vehicle was determined to be a registered sex offender. Further investigation revealed the passenger failed to comply with the reporting requirements under the sex offender registry law and was arrested for non-compliance.
4400 block of W. Webster, Jan. 22, 3:57 p.m.: Officers checked the location for a sex offender who failed to comply with the sex offender registry reporting requirements. The person was located and arrested without incident.