By ZEINAB NAJM
DEARBORN — Police are still seeking public assistance to identify people of interest in three cases which include a beauty store robbery, home invasion and larceny from vehicle.
Police Chief Ronald Haddad announced the request for the assistance in locating Detroit resident John Evans, 24, who was allegedly involved in a business robbery.
On Aug. 26, police officers responded to Kay Beauty, 7746 Wyoming after an armed robbery. Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.
Location information on Detroit resident, Dadontae Owens along with two other men is requested for their alleged involvement in multiple home invasions and larcenies from vehicles in the 2200 block of Buckingham on Sept. 16.
In the area Gulley and Michigan Avenue, an older white male, balding with short white hair wearing glasses is a person of interest for allegedly stealing tools from commercial vans June 30.
He was wearing a red or brown flannel shirt with graphics, gray shorts and white Nike shoes. The man also has tattoos on both arms.
“I can’t stress enough how important it is to work with regional partners to solve crimes and locate suspects,” Haddad said. “The assistance of the media and public are beneficial to our department for information on these cases.”
Anyone with information on the cases can call Dearborn police at 313-943-3030 or Crime Stoppers at 800-773-2587.
Haddad listed arrests made by the department involving six cases.
On July 4, two men were accused of passing counterfeit money, including $100 bills at BT’s Gentlemen’s Club. An investigation led to the discovery of counterfeit money and narcotics in a hotel room rented by the men.
Police arrested two Saudi Arabian citizens, Abdullah Alotaibi and Nasser Alosaimi, who were attending the University of Arkansas. Alotaibi was charged with counterfeiting and controlled substance delivery or manufacturing, and Alosaimi was charged with counterfeiting.
Darrius Hart, a 33-year-old Detroit resident was arrested following an investigation by officers identifying him as the suspect in a vehicle larceny.
After responding to the 6600 block of Barrie Street for a report of a stolen vehicle, other stolen vehicles were discovered parked at a house in the 8500 block of Sussex in Detroit.
Hart was arraigned on three counts of receiving and concealing stolen property more than $20,000, receiving and concealing a stolen vehicle and three counts of misdemeanor receiving and concealing stolen property.
On Aug. 30, a traffic stop was conducted in the area of Ford Road and Wyoming after a vehicle was driving erratically, leading to two arrests. The two men were wearing latex gloves, had open alcohol and three spent shell casings along with a loaded assault rifle on the rear floorboard in the vehicle.
A 69-year-old Dearborn woman was carjacked on Aug. 30 by a man acting suspicious while talking on his phone. He began walking toward the woman and allegedly took her keys and stole her vehicle.
Detroit resident Darion McNair, 19, was charged with carjacking and armed robbery as a second habitual offender.
On Aug. 31 police attempted to stop a stolen Dodge Caravan out of Detroit when it crashed into another vehicle. The three juveniles inside attempted to flee the area of Maple Street and Warren Avenue on foot but were arrested.
Also on Aug. 31, officers arrested Lincoln Park resident Eric DeMarte, 34, for larceny from a building, possession of crack cocaine and possession of heroin. He allegedly entered a party store on Schaefer Road and Osborne and stole lottery tickets.
(Zeinab Najm can be reached at [email protected].)