Police Blotter: Home Invader Takes Jewelry, Laptop; Tools Stolen From Truck

The following information was supplied by the Berkley Public Safety Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The following are highlights from reports from the since Aug. 3:

Home invaded; jewelry and laptop reported stolen

A resident in the 3120 block of Tyler reported that between 6:45 p.m. Aug. 2 and 8 a.m. Aug. 3 someone entered her home and took a jewelry box, jewelry and a laptop.

The woman told the reporting officer that a contractor who had been working on her home knew she kept a spare key under a rock near her back door. She told the officer that she advised the contractor she would be out for the night and to keep working. The resident reported that nothing was disturbed when she stopped by the house at 6:45 p.m. Aug. 2.

When the woman returned home at approximately 8 a.m. Aug. 3, her back door was open, the spare key was missing and the jewelry box, jewelry and laptop were missing, she reported.

The case remains under investigation.

Tools reported stolen from truck

A resident reported that tools valued at nearly $2,100 were taken from his truck, which was parked in front of his house in the 3160 block of Thomas, sometime between 10:30 p.m. Aug. 5 and 8 a.m. Aug. 6.

There is no suspect in the case, which remains under investigation.

Residents or business owners who have information to report or who notice something unusual in their neighborhood can call the at 248-658-3380 or the at 248-541-1180. Public Safety officials encourage residents and business owners to keep their doors and windows secured at all times.


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