Crime Log … 5/11/12
By Alan Madeleine
Crime Log is a compilation of items taken from Hamtramck Police Intelligence Reports from between the dates of Thursday, May 3 and Wednesday, May 9.
From Thursday, May 3:
A man was cited for possession of narcotics paraphernalia after officers found him in the alley north of Yemens and west of Brombach.
A woman was arrested after a traffic stop revealed that she had an outstanding felony warrant with Macomb County, and also a Hamtramck warrant.
A man reported that someone posted an ad on Craigslist attempting to rent out the home, in the 2600 block of Yemans, which his family had just recently lost to foreclosure.
A man reported being robbed at gunpoint of numerous 2011-dated prescription drugs, by two white males unknown to him, at around 5:50 p.m.
From Friday, May 4:
Officers took a report of a hit and run accident out in front of a location in the 2600 block of Trowbridge. No other details were given.
At 8:42 a.m., a juvenile male reported being accosted by an unknown white person while in the area of Holmes and Jos. Campau. No further description of the assailant was provided, including their gender, age, etc.
An employee of a communications store in the 9700 block of Conant reported the theft of an unspecified number of cell phones from the business.
A juvenile from Detroit reported the theft of a laptop computer while at a school in the 11400 block of Charest.
Officers committed a man living in the 11600 block of Mitchell after he threatened his mother with a knife.
At 6:11 p.m., a man reported being robbed of $20 by a black male while on Nagel, near Casmere.
From Saturday, May 5:
A resident living at an address in the 3200 block of Trowbridge reported the theft of a silver Dodge Durango SUV (no year given) from the street in front of her home.
A woman reported being assaulted by a man known to her while at an address in the 12000 block of Selfridge. Witnesses, however, say that the woman was actually the aggressor in the incident. The woman was treated by EMS for two small lacerations on her right little finger.
Detroit Auto Recovery Police notified Hamtramck Police of the recovery of a stolen 2005 Dodge Stratus from the area of E. Forest and Rohns in Detroit.
A man was arrested while in the vicinity of Jos. Campau and Roosevelt on an outstanding city warrant, after officers were called to investigate a possibly intoxicated man causing a disturbance there.
From Sunday, May 6:
A person (no gender given) living in the 9400 block of McDougall was arrested on a charge of domestic violence at 12:36 a.m.
Two men reported that they were assaulted at a location in the 3400 block of Caniff by an unknown male brandishing brass knuckles and a knife sharpener.
An employee of a business in the 11300 block of Conant reported the theft of his cell phone from the counter sometime between 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
A man was arrested for open intoxicants after officers observed him drinking both beer and vodka while sitting in an alley in the area of Latham and Poland.
Another hit-and-run accident was investigated, also at Latham and Poland, including the report that a gray and/or black SUV had fled the scene.
A juvenile (gender not given) reported an assault upon him/her while at an address in the 12000 block of Dyar about 6:18 p.m.
A juvenile (again, gender not given) reported an assault that had occurred while at a play structure in a housing project in the 12000 block of Oklahoma.
Officers noticed evidence of a break-in at a home in the 3200 block of Hanley. Officers checked that the house was clear, they waited for the owner to arrive, who said that nothing appeared to be missing.
From Monday, May 7:
A man reported that someone attempted to steal his Chevrolet Caprice from an address in the 3200 block of Lehman sometime between yesterday at 10 p.m. and this morning at 6:50 a.m.
An employee at the Hanley Academy reported the theft of two laptop computers, one from the science room and one from the front office, this past Friday between 3:15 and 3:30 p.m.
At about 8:35 a.m., a man reported that someone took his 2001 Chrysler Sebring (no color given), license plate 570669B, form a location in the 2000 block of Evaline sometime early this morning, between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m.
A man reported that someone had set fire to one of the festival tents still up from the Strawberry Festival this past weekend at Brombach and Poland. The arson attempt would have occurred sometime between 2 a.m. and 8 a.m.
A woman reported that her aunt had either sold, or given away, her recently deceased father’s 1997 Ford Taurus, despite the fact that all of his property is still tied up in probate court. The vehicle had been legally switched over into the complainant’s name, so it was unlawful for the aunt to have disposed of it.
A man reported his Kia Sorrento (year/color not given), license plate number BT12220 missing from in front of a jewelry store in the 9700 block of Jos. Campau, as of sometime on this date between 11 a.m. and noon.
A man was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon after police found a loaded .45 caliber handgun during a traffic stop at Caniff and Lumpkin. The man’s vehicle was impounded.
Someone reported a break-in at a home in the 2100 block of Belmont that would have occurred sometime between April 23 and 2 p.m. on this date. The house had been ransacked, but it wasn’t yet clear what, if anything, had actually been taken.
An employee of a restaurant in the 11400 block of Jos. Campau reported that the diner was receiving threatening phone calls. No specific time frame was made clear.
Officers investigating a disturbance at the Dept. of Human Services office at 12140 Jos. Campau at 4 p.m. ended up petitioning Detroit Receiving Hospital for a Detroit resident’s committal.
A woman was arrested for obstructing officers while they were investigating repeated excessive noise complaints coming from a home in the 12000 block of Dyar, after she first refused to identify herself, and then threw her keys at the officers.
From Tuesday, May 8 (although the report was incorrectly dated Monday, May 7):
A woman was arrested for domestic violence after assaulting a man at an address in the 1900 block of Belmont.
A student reported that someone stole his Blackberry cell phone from his gym locker while at Hamtramck High School, sometime yesterday between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
A person affiliated with Kosciuszko Middle School (it is unclear whether it is a teacher, student, administrator) reported his laptop missing and presumed stolen from his classroom between the times of yesterday just after 3 p.m., and the morning of this date at 8:30 a.m.
A man reported that someone had climbed up onto the roof of his residence in the 2900 block of Goodson, and broken out a window. The suspect fled, but left behind a cigarette lighter, which was tagged into evidence.
The principal of Hamtramck High School reported that she had received a harassing email from someone in regards to the school’s all-girl prom they had held.
A woman living in the 8500 block of Jos. Campau reported being assaulted by her boyfriend.
A woman reported having her cell phone and an unspecified amount of cash stolen from out of her hand by a black male, about 6 foot 5 inches tall and wearing dark clothing, while she was at Jos. Campau and Caniff.
From Wednesday, May 9 (although the report was incorrectly dated Tuesday, May 8):
A woman reported that a black male, known to her by his nickname, had threatened her with a handgun during an altercation in front of an address in the 12000 block of Oklahoma. He had then fled, prior to the police’s arrival.
A woman was arrested after a traffic stop for an outstanding warrant, as well as driving on a suspended license, possessing narcotics paraphernalia, and attempting to ram a marked police car and elude police.
A man and woman were both arrested at an address in the 11400 block of St. Aubin for being mutual combatants involved in felony assault. Hamtramck EMS treated them at the scene.
A resident living in the 2000 block of Belmont reported a break-in of their residence sometime between 7 a.m. and 3:40 p.m. on this date. An HP laptop, a Nintendo WII, and 2 LG televisions were stolen.
A resident living in the 2100 block of Belmont reported that someone had damaged her Ford Escort sometime between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., by denting it in several places, and tearing the license plate half-off.