Saturday, February 23, 2013
Wayne residents face felony charges of receiving and concealing stolen property.
Saline Police arrested a man and woman Monday wanted in connection with a string of vodka thefts from several CVS locations, including stores in Plymouth Township and Northville, while recovering a car that had reported stolen out of Wayne, according to the Saline Reporter. Stephen Michael Foreman, 26, and Sharon Marie Velasquez, 37, both of Wayne, were arraigned on charges Wednesday, the report indicated. The pair, which had been lodged in Washtenaw County Jail, also is expected to face charges from other municipalities. According to the report, both Foreman and Velasquez could face up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine on felony charges of receiving and concealing stolen property. A manager at CVS, 413 E. Michigan Ave. in Saline…
Friday, December 28, 2012
The teen's joy ride ended after crashing his pickup truck into a ditch near Johnson Road.
A 16-year-old Saline teenager was arrested after leading police on a chase through city streets, unplowed and icy dirt roads and fields early Friday morning. According to the Saline Post, the chase ended when the teen crashed his pickup truck into a ditch. The driver, his 15-year-old girlfriend and her 13-year-old friend, were uninjured. According to the Post, the teen faces several charges, including fleeing and eluding, driving with an improper plate, and violation of a restricted driver's license. Read the full story on the Saline Post website.
Monday, October 15, 2012
The woman allegedly stole $400 worth of merchandise from Pineapple House on May 10.
Saline police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted on a larceny charge. The incident occurred on May 10 when a woman stole $400 worth of merchandise, including handbags, umbrellas and a cosmetic case, from Pineapple House, 101 E. Michigan Avenue. The woman is described as having brown hair and weighing between 160 and 170 pounds. Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact Sgt. Kevin Murphy or Detective Don Lupi at 734-429-7911 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The following information was provided by the Saline Police Department; an arrest does not necessarily indicate a conviction.
The following news items are from Saline Police Department Records dated Sept. 19-Sept. 29. Suspect flees scene of vehicle crash On Sept. 22, police pulled behind a vehicle involved in a crash while responding to an accident report. A woman reported a vehicle hit her and then took off. Witnesses confirmed the woman’s story, and told police they witnessed a man hit the woman, pull over and check his vehicle for damage and then take off. A Saline Police Officer went in search of, and found the described vehicle at a nearby residence. A man answered the door, and summoned his roommate who he said drove the vehicle in question, according to police. After questioning the suspect, who smelled of intoxicants, the man was arrested for operating …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The following reports are from Saline Police Department records from July 31 to Aug. 6. Arrests do not indicate conviction.
Saline Police recovered a stolen car and, after a search of the west side of town, arrested two young males suspected of stealing it. The two suspects, a 15-year-old from Ypsilanti and 16-year-old from Westland, are cousins. While on patrol on Castlebury Drive at about 7:15 a.m. Sunday morning, a Saline Police Officer spotted a silver Ford Edge with the driver’s side door slightly open. As the officer neared the vehicle, a young male, later identified as the 16-year-old Westland male, jumped out of the driver’s seat and ran off between houses. The suspect was ordered to stop but did not, according to the report. A second male, later identified as the Ypsilanti teen, was spotted near the vehicle and refused to give his name or …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The following news items are from Saline Police reports from July 24-July 31. Arrests do not indicate conviction.
A 23-year-old Saline woman is expected to face charges of operating while impaired after a crash on Russell Street near Lewis Street July 24, according to Saline Police records. Police arrived on the scene at 8 p.m. and saw a red Chevrolet that they believed had rear ended another vehicle, according to the report. A witness told police the suspect vehicle was eastbound on Bennett when it struck two parked vehicles, according to the report. The driver told police she drank four or five vodka drinks, according to the report. A breath test showed a blood alcohol content of .30, nearly four times the legal limit of .08, according to the report. Saline firefighters and Huron Valley Ambulance were called to the scene and the woman was …
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
While police investigated a fender bender, another vehicle slammed into the police cruiser.
One man was hospitalized after a crash at Michigan Avenue and Industrial Drive Tuesday afternoon. Saline Police were investigating a routine fender bender when it turned into something that closed two lanes of eastbound Michigan Avenue traffic at the intersection. The incident began when a black Ford car rear-ended a Chrysler minivan. Saline Police officer Mike Snook arrived on the scene to investigate. As he interviewed the driver of the minivan, a man driving a White Ford Escape apparently had some sort of health incident, according to Police Chief Larry Hrinik, and drove into the back of a GMC Suburban, keeping his foot on the gas. The Surburban pulled out of the way and the Escape smashed into the back of the police cruiser, which was …
Monday, July 23, 2012
The following items are from Saline Police records dated July 17-22. Arrests do not indicate conviction.
Saline police are warning people to keep vehicle doors locked after a rash of thefts from vehicles in Saline July 19-21. Police said they took seven such reports over the two-day span. Four of the thefts were reported from the mobile home community on North Maple Road. “These are crimes of opportunity. Time after time, we’ve heard from suspects who’ve told us they pass up opportunities when they see a door is locked,” said Saline Police detective Don Lupi. Here are the reported thefts: • $10 was stolen from a vehicle at the mobile harm park. • A GPS device worth $100 was stolen from a 2007 Ford Escape in the mobile home community. There were no signs of forced entry. • A GPS device was stolen from a 2001 four-door Dodge at the mobile home …
Police believe the break-in may be tied to similar incidents in neighboring towns.
Saline Police are investigating a Saturday morning break-in at Saline pharmacy. Detective Don Lupi said the incident might be related to break-ins that have occurred at pharmacies in nearby communities. “We are working with other police departments and attempting to locate the individuals responsible for the break-ins,” Lupi said. The break-in at Saline Pharmacy occurred shortly before 5 a.m., July 21. Police responded to an intrusion alarm at the pharmacy, located at 75 E. Bennett, and saw the front door to the building had been pried open. Police said it appeared suspects jumped over the counter to access a counter holding medication. Several containers of drugs were taken. The pharmacy’s owner told police that the drugs taken were not …
Police arrested the Wolverine's starting RB while on drunk driving detail in Ann Arbor.
The Saline Police Department arrested University of Michigan starting running back Fitzgerald Toussaint in Ann Arbor Saturday night on charges of operating a vehicle while impaired, according to Detective Don Lupi. Saline Police arrested Toussaint at approximately 11:45 p.m. while working in downtown Ann Arbor on drunk driving detail, Lupi said. Saline Police and other Washtenaw County law enforcement agencies participate in a joint drunk driving detail that allows out-of-jurisdiction arrests. Police made the stop for a traffic violation, Lupi said. A breathalyzer test showed a blood alcohol content above the legal limit of .08, Lupi said. The arrest took place without incident, he said. In a statement released to Patch, University of …