Washtenaw County sheriff's deputies investigate 13 burglaries over the weekend
Washtenaw County sheriff's deputies responded to 13 burglaries over the weekend, including eight in Ypsilanti Township, three in Superior Township and two in Scio Township.
Among the Ypsilanti Township break-ins:
- Sept. 3: 6000 block of Poplar Drive. A homeowner realized he forgot to close his garage door, looked in his garage and saw a stranger looking in his vehicle. The homeowner yelled, and the intruder ran, got into a vehicle and fled. Nothing was taken. The intruder was described as white, about 20 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 210 pounds, clean shaven, and was wearing plaid green and white shorts, white shirt and flip-flops. He was driving a late '90s burgundy car.
- Sept. 3: 5000 block of Textile Road, 5:25 p.m. The burglar parked in the driveway of the home, rang the doorbell, and when no one answered, he went to the rear of the home, removed the window screen and crawled inside. The homeowner yelled at the intruder, and he fled. Nothing was taken. The burglar was described as black, about 20 years ago, and was wearing a red jogging suit. He was driving a newer model four-door car.
- Sept. 4: 500 block of Belmont Drive, 1:20 a.m. The front door was forced open, and a handgun and laptop computer were taken.
- Sept. 4: 700 block of Forest Court, 6:25 a.m. Someone forced open the front door, and the homeowner woke up. The intruder fled with an unknown amount of money. He was wearing a mask.
- Sept. 5: 500 block of Holmes Road, occurred between 10 p.m. Sept. 4 and 10 a.m. Sept. 5. Someone broke a window, removed a screen to gain entry and stole an unknown amount of cash.
- Sept. 5: 1000 block of Share Avenue, occurred between 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Someone pried open the front door and stole a television.
- Sept. 5: 500 block of Nash Street, occurred between 9:45 p.m. and 10:20 p.m. Someone forced open a rear door, and a laptop computer and video game system were taken.
- Sept. 6: 700 block of Fox Street, 3:25 a.m. Someone forced open the front door while the homeowner was inside. A toddler inside the residence screamed, and the person fled. Nothing was taken. No description was available of the intruder.
Among the Superior Township break-ins:
- Sept. 3: 1000 block of Savannah Court, 7:15 p.m. A window screen was cut to gain entry, and two televisions, a digital camera, laptop computer, cellular phone, purse, prescription drugs, and miscellaneous keys were taken.
- Sept. 3: 8000 block of Ford Road, occurred between 5:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Someone pushed an air conditioner through the window and crawled inside. A laptop computer, passport and backpack were taken.
- Sept. 4: 9000 block of Maplelawn, occurred between 1 p.m. Sept. 1 and 3:30 p.m. Sept. 4. Entry was gained through an unlocked door, and two rings and two watches were taken.
Among the Scio Township break-ins:
- Sept. 3: 5000 block of Jackson Avenue, occurred between midnight and 8 a.m. The burglar or burglars used an unknown type of tool to remove one of the front windows from the business to gain entry. Two Dell flat-panel monitors, two Dell computer monitors, a number of T-shirts, a number of purses and assorted bottles of tanning lotion were taken.
- Sept. 3: 300 block of Edison Street, 5:50 p.m. The burglar parked in the driveway and attempted to force open the side garage door, but was unsuccessful. He then walked to the rear of the residence and cut a screen on a window to gain entry. A neighbor saw the intruder enter the residence and yelled at him. The intruder ran through the residence and out the front door, then drove away in his vehicle. Nothing appears to have been taken. The intruder was described as black, in his late teens, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, medium build and wearing a white T-shirt and red sweatpants. He was driving a small white Buick.