On Jan. 4, Plymouth Township Police arrived to a home on Sheldon Road in response to a breaking and entering, according to a police report.
The woman at the home told police she left her home secure and intact at 7:30 a.m. and returned home at 6 p.m. and discovered her side door had been kicked in and several items had been stolen.
According to the report, the door had several screwdriver-sized pry marks near the handle and the bottom-right side of the door had an approximately size-10 shoe print imprinted in the door. According to the report, the inside door jamb was completely broken off the wall.
Inside, the living room television set was missing and a drawer was left out in the master bedroom, according to the report.
During the investigation, officers found one partial fingerprint on a lower dresser drawer, the report said. The print was placed into evidence.
According to the report, officers surveyed neighbors nearby on Brookline and Judson. None of the neighbors recalled anything suspicious on the day of the break-in. Officers said they also checked leadsonline.com, a site that assists police in recovering stolen goods, and were unable to find a TV that matches the victim’s.
Among the other stolen items were: A North Peak pint glass, The Simpsons Season 14 DVD set, two Blu-Ray movies the victim was unable to identify, an HDMI audio/video cable, a digital change jar, two Coach purses, a muffin tin and various prescription pills.
Man flees with cart full of unpaid groceries
Plymouth Township Police responded at 4:32 p.m. on Jan. 4 to for a man who reportedly ran out of the store with a shopping cart full of unpaid groceries, according to a police report.
Police met with the manager of Busch’s, who told officers at 3:34 p.m. an unknown male fled the store with the stolen goods.
An employee told police he was outside of the store helping a customer load groceries into their car when he saw a man run out of the store with a shopping cart full of unbagged groceries. He told police the male ran to a gold Lincoln Town Car parked in the rear of the parking lot near Sheldon Road. He told police he saw man load groceries into car and leave in an unknown direction, but didn’t see the man's license plate.
He described the suspect to police as a white male in his mid-30s with a thin build and facial hair.
Dick Scott Collision reports cut fence
Plymouth Township Police were dispatched at 12:15 p.m. on Jan. 5 to in response to a call that someone had cut the business' chain-link fence, according to a police report.
The assistant manager told police someone had cut the business’ back chain-link fence and rolled the fence sections apart. He told police the incident occurred sometime between the beginning of December 2011 and 5 p.m. on Jan. 4.
The employee could not provide police with any possible suspects, but told police he believes the person responsible cut the fence to gain entry onto the property to steal scrap metal.
According to the police report, the opening in the fence was wide enough for a person to walk through. Police found no evidence at the scene, according to the report.
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