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Shelby Township crime briefs March 13-17

By: Kara Szymanski | Shelby - Utica News | Published April 2, 2020

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Drunken driver with no headlights on arrested

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — At approximately 10:10 p.m. March 13, an officer observed a vehicle traveling on Van Dyke Avenue, near 21 Mile Road, without any headlights on and effected a traffic stop to investigate. The officer detected signs of intoxication and conducted field sobriety tests. The driver was arrested for operating while intoxicated.

 

Vehicle egged overnight

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — At approximately 11:15 a.m. March 13, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Edgewood Drive, near 26 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue, for a malicious destruction of property report. The resident stated that someone had egged the resident’s vehicle sometime overnight.

 

Cellphone swiped at store

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — At approximately 7:40 p.m. March 15, a resident came into the Police Department to report a larceny. The resident had been at the Home Depot store near 26 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue to return an earlier purchase. The resident had set their cellphone down on the service desk counter, walked away for a moment, and upon returning, realized that the phone was gone.

 

Resident receives threatening text messages

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — An officer was dispatched to a residence near 22 Mile and Schoenherr roads for a harassment complaint at approximately 6:25 p.m. March 15. The resident stated that they had received several text messages containing graphic photos and threats from an unknown phone number. The police investigation showed that the texts originated from a foreign country and were a random attempt to scam the resident out of money.

 

Resident’s vehicle damaged

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — At approximately 7:40 p.m. March 13, an officer was dispatched to a residence on Lance Creek Court, near 22 Mile and Schoenherr roads, for a malicious destruction of property report. The resident stated that someone put a scratch in their vehicle’s paint from the driver’s side front bumper to the driver’s door. The vehicle was last known to be intact March 8.

 

Vehicle drives over resident’s lawn

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — An officer was dispatched to a residence on Gerhardt Street, near 21 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue, for a malicious destruction of property report at approximately 4:50 p.m. March 17. The resident stated that at approximately 9:30 p.m. the previous night, a pickup truck or van “turfed” his front lawn. The officer observed deep grooves in the lawn.

 

Catalytic converters stolen

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — At approximately 7:10 a.m. March 16, an officer was dispatched to a business on West Star Drive, near Schoenherr and 23 Mile roads, for a larceny from auto report. The business owner stated that sometime between 5:30 p.m. March 14 and 6 a.m. March 16, someone had stolen the catalytic converters off two of their work vehicles.