Middle school stoned
Three windows collectively valued at $1,500 at Allen Park Middle School, 8041 Vine, were reported broken with large rocks just before noon Dec. 26.
Holiday shoplifters stopped
A middle-aged Melvindale man with five retail fraud convictions was arrested for shoplifting at Meijer, 3565 Fairlane Drive, about 5:30 pm Dec. 23.
Concealed under his coat were two $100 shaving kits, sports team hats valued at $70 and $26 worth of steak.
Employees at Old Navy, 3260 Fairlane Drive, prevented an Inkster teen girl and two Westland women in their 30s from taking approximately $350 worth of unpaid merchandise about 10:30 p.m. Dec. 23.
The driver’s-side window of a Ford parked in an apartment complex lot in the 17000 block of Raupp was smashed sometime Dec. 25.
The owner had just moved into the complex and could not think of anyone who would want to damage her vehicle.
Yard tools taken
A string weed trimmer and a tree-trimming tool were stolen Dec. 26 from a garage in the 17000 block of Dora.
Missing vehicle left at bar
A resident in the 18000 block of Harman reported his vehicle missing at 9 a.m. Monday.
He later called police to report discovering his vehicle at the bar where he had been last Sunday. (where?)
Business’s slide slashed
Three minor girls were questioned and released Monday by officers at Play Atlantis, 19400 Allen Road, after an attendant reported to police that he suspected but did not observe the three create a rip in an inflatable slide.
Two of the girls tried to run away, saying later that they did so for fear of being unjustly blamed for the damage they had discovered.
Revolver returned after 18 years
A revolver reported stolen 17 years ago from a house in the 19000 block of Brandywine was returned to its owner Dec. 11.
Inkster police had checked in the revolver Aug. 31, 1992, and returned it to Riverview Dec. 7, 2009. Inkster officials did not disclose information about the gun’s recovery or why they had kept it for 17 years. A resident reported the revolver stolen between November 1991 and Aug. 28, 1992, during which time workers were in the house.
House, car windows broken
The bay window of a house in the 17500 block of Quarry valued at $500 was damaged by two BB gun pellets about 2 a.m. Monday.
The resident and his son, who were watching television at the time, saw a light-colored car leave the scene traveling northbound on Quarry.
The driver’s-side rear window of a car parked in the 17600 block of Quarry also was damaged early Monday. Nothing was taken from the vehicle. The owner reported that three weeks earlier, another of his vehicles parked in the same location had been vandalized.
A driver’s-side window valued at $250 was shattered and a CD radio was stolen from an employee’s 2000 Oldsmobile parked at Concessi’s, 13720 Sibley, about 11:30 p.m. Dec. 24.
A witness told the victim that the subject left the area traveling east on Sibley in a silver Lincoln Town Car.
An Ecorse man reported to police Monday that his Vicodin prescription was refilled by someone using his identity at the Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital pharmacy.
A 56-year-old Sumpter Township man was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of marijuana about 7 p.m. Dec. 25.
Officers stopped him on Orange between Sixth and Seventh streets. The subject failed field sobriety tests and was taken to Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital for a blood test. His vehicle was towed and impounded, and he was arrested.
A 55-year old Wyandotte man was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of marijuana about 10 p.m. Dec. 25 after crashing his vehicle into a tree in the 2300 block of 22nd.
An off-duty city detective was visiting friends when he heard squealing tires followed by a loud crash. After failing field sobriety tests, the driver was transported to Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital for a blood test. His vehicle was impounded, and he subsequently was arrested.
Relative robs hospitalized senior’s home
A 76-year-old Gibraltar man is suspected of illegally entering and searching a house and ransacking a car in the 500 block of Maple about 6 p.m. Dec. 26
The man had been seen circling the house, which is belongs to his hospitalized sister, and was believed to be looking for cash. His niece and great-nephew called police following a tip from neighbors. House and car keys were missing from the kitchen, and other rooms had been disturbed.
Out-of-towners arrested in bar fight
Two 22-year-old Port Huron men were charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest during a physical and profanity-filled altercation with police at Lions & Tigers & Beers Sports Club, 2929 Biddle, early last Sunday.
One of the men also was charged with malicious destruction of police property.
Police were called to the bar when the two started kicking windows outside after being ejected from the club. The pair screamed obscenities at the crowd and officers and struggled to resist being handcuffed.
The pair’s profanities and physical threats continued at the police station, obstructing the booking process. While in a holding cell, one of the subjects damaged the cuffs and worked one hand free. He also broke the reinforced cell glass, urinated on the floor, spit on the surveillance camera and repeatedly struck the cell door with his hands and feet.
One of the men posted bond, while the one who destroyed police property was transferred to the Wayne County Jail. Their arraignment was set for Jan. 4.
A 21-year-old Ypsilanti man was issued an appearance ticket for disorderly conduct in connection with incident and released.