The Bloomfield Township Police Department continues to investigate the series of mail thefts from local residences that prompted last week's alert. Though no updates were available Thursday, the department did announce an arrest on an older theft case that led to felony fraud charges.
Lacorsica Adkins, of Inkster, was arraigned Wednesday at 48th District Court on one count of uttering and publishing stemming from a theft reported in 2011, reports said. Adkins, 21, turned herself in to authorities on Wednesday after a warrant was issued for her arrest amid a long-term fraud investigation.
Reports indicate Adkins allegedly cashed a check belonging to a township resident fraudulently at a Comerica Bank in Warren in August. The theft from the resident's mailbox occurred sometime the previous year, but further details were not immediately available. Adkins posted a $5,000 bond Thursday and was released form the Oakland County Jail, records show.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for next week. If convicted, Adkins faces up to 14 years in prison.
Also awaiting a preliminary examination in 48th District Court is Timothy Borrie, who was arrested in November for allegedly stealing mail from mailboxes along Franklin and Lone Pine roads. Jail records indicate Borrie, 29, remained in custody Thursday on counts of larceny, driving with a suspended license, and operating while under the influence. The parole absconder could also face additional charges for violating terms of his release from the Michigan Department of Corrections.