Bloomfield Township police said a thief or thieves that broke into one vehicle parked outside a home in the 1900 block of Fox River Drive helped themselves to another vehicle parked nearby after finding the spare key.
Officers were notified of the break-in to the unlocked vehicle by a resident early in the morning on April 8, according to reports. A wallet, sports equipment and a spare key to the other vehicle were taken.
Police believe the 2006 Volkswagen Jetta was taken sometime overnight between April 7 and April 8. No suspect descriptions were available and the investigation is ongoing.
Larceny from auto
- , 2050 Telegraph Rd.: A purse was stolen from a 2002 Ford Explorer parked in the lot between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. on April 5. A window on the vehicle was smashed out, accoridng to police reports. A credit card belonging to the victim was used shortly afterwards at a local gas station. The investigation is ongoing.
- 1700 block of Fox River Dr.: A GPS unit was taken from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a home between April 6 and April 9.
- 2800 block of Courville Dr.: A GPS and a digital camera were taken from an unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a home overnight between March 29-30, reports said. It was not immediately reported to police.
Police are investigating a report of more than $10,000 worth of furniture purchased with a fraudulent credit card at . Police were notified of the sale at about 6:30 p.m. April 10 and further details were unavailable.
Malicious destruction of property
Police said a resident reported damage to their vehicle while parked in front of a residence in the 2600 block of South Bradway Street. Several scratches made with an unknown object were on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 sometime overninght between April 5 and April 6, reports said.
Anyone with information about these incidents is encouraged to call the department’s investigations division at 248-433-7752.
Officials with the said there were no major fire or police related incidents last week.
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