Police Blotter: More Purses Taken From Vehicles and Other Property Crimes

This information was supplied by the Bloomfield Township Police Department and the Bloomfield Hills Department of Public Safety. Arrests, where they are mentioned, do not indicate conviction.


Bloomfield Township

Another purse stolen from fitness center lot

The Bloomfield Township Police Department responded to a larceny from auto complaint at the Bally's Total Fitness last week. The vehicle owner returned to her vehicle at about 2 p.m. and found a window smashed in. Taken was an empty purse. The theft occurred sometime between 12:30-2 p.m., reports said. No suspect information was available.

The windows to two vehicles parked outside  were also smashed Feb. 16, police said. , which occurred between 6-7 p.m. A similar incident was reported outside the L.A. Fitness at about 6 p.m., reports said. Police said it's unclear if any of the incidents are related but cautioned residents to always remove valuables or at least lock them in the trunk in a message on their Facebook page.

Computer monitor stolen

A computer monitor was stolen from the porch of a home in the 100 block of Belroi Place shortly after it was delivered on Feb. 24, police reports said. Officers responded to the home at about 3 p.m. after the homeowner said surveillance cameras recorded the theft. The suspect was described as a white man about 35 years old who drove up to the residence in an older model white Jeep Cherokee.

Attempted Vehicle Theft

The window of a vehicle parked in the 400 block of North Fox Hills Drive was shattered in an attempted theft last week, police reports said. Officers were called to the area shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Feb. 27 after the resident found the window to a 2002 Jeep Cherokee shattered. The ignition was damaged, but the suspect could not steal the vehicle. No suspect information was available.

Home invasion

Officers were called to the 2600 block of Justin Court at about 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28. for a home invasion report. The front door was pried open and jewelry was taken, reports said. No suspect information was available.

Anyone with information about these incidents is encouraged to call the department’s investigations division at 248-433-7752.


Bloomfield Hills

Officers with the investigated a larceny from auto complaint filed by a woman who said her purse was stolen from a vehicle on Feb. 26, reports said. The woman said her dark blue Chevy Cruze was parked in a parking lot in the 39000 block of Woodward Avenue between 12:30 p.m. and 1:20 p.m. when someone entered it and took her purse, containing credit cards, cash and personal papers.

The car was unlocked, according to reports. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the department at 248-644-4200.

For questions about this report, email Art.Aisner@Patch.com.


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