Police Beat: Weekly City of Ann Arbor Crime Blotter



In the first week of the new year, the downtown area was hit with multiple acts of larceny.

The first occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 1:28 p.m. at the 200 block of Miller Ave. It was reported as a pickpocketing.

Overnight on Friday, Jan. 5, several rolls of quarters were stolen from a vehicle parked in an apartment complex lot at the 200 block of N. Ingalls St. Both the middle compartment and the glove box were opened and dug through. The unknown suspect gained entry through a passenger side door.

Theft was reported on Sunday, Jan. 7, at midnight, at the 1400 block of S. University Ave. This case is currently open and no further details can be released.

An act of vandalism, resulting in damage to business property, occurred on Thursday, Jan. 4, at 4:58 a.m. at the 2200 block of W. Liberty St.

Additionally, three assaults were reported downtown.

Burns Park:

A license plate displayed in the rear window of a car that was parked in a lot at the 1900 block of S. Industrial Hwy., was taken around 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 5. Authorities say the perpetrator gained entry through an open window. There was no suspect.

An illegal procurement of narcotic drugs took place on Saturday, Jan. 6, in the evening, at the 2100 block of W. Stadium Blvd. This case is currently open.


Two vehicle break-ins occurred in west Ann Arbor last week.

One took place at some point between Tuesday, Jan. 2, at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 3, at 7:30 a.m. at the 1800 block of Linwood Ave. An unlocked vehicle at this location was ransacked for the second time in two weeks and this time, quarters were taken. The victim also noted that items from the center console and glove box were strewn about the seats.

The second incident happened on Thursday, Jan. 4, at 4:06 p.m. at the 2500 block of Sequoia Pkwy. Personal property was stolen from the vehicle.


A burglary and an assault were reported in the northern part of town.

A criminal forced entry into a residence at the 3100 block of Otter Creek Ct., on Thursday, Jan. 4, at noon.

The 2500 block of Sandalwood Cir. was the site of a domestic assault on Sunday, Jan. 7, at 2:52 a.m.

Both cases are still open.


Five assaults occurred in south Ann Arbor in between Tuesday, Jan. 2, and Monday, Jan. 8.

Additionally, a storm screen door was allegedly intentionally damaged on private property at the 2100 block of Tremmel Ave., on Sunday, Jan. 7, at 8:11 p.m.


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