Police Beat: Weekly City of Ann Arbor Crime Blotter



Theft took a toll on the city last week, with several burglaries reported throughout town.


Four property and two vehicle break-ins were reported downtown last week.

Personal property was stolen from each of the two vehicles hit. One incident occurred on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 5:50 p.m., at the 600 block of S. Division St. and the other transpired at 2:06 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 14, near the area of N. Ashley St. and W. Ann St.

Two burglaries took place on Tuesday, Jan. 9, both at the 100 block of Packard St. The first took place at 1:23 p.m. and, in addition to this breaking and entering crime, there was reported vandalism to the property. Later that evening at 6:04 p.m., the second burglary of the day was called in.

A few days passed before the next criminal struck. The target was a residence at the 900 block of E. Ann St. and the intruder broke in on Friday, Jan. 12, at 1 a.m.

The following evening, Saturday, Jan. 13, at 6:05 p.m., a thief chose a building at the 300 block of S. State. St. for his or her act of larceny.

Burns Park:

Last Wednesday, Jan. 10, crooks struck twice in Burns Park.

At 10 a.m. that morning, larceny from yards occurred at a property at the 1000 block of Packard St. Just a few hours later at 3:30 p.m., theft was reported from a building at the 2600 block of Washtenaw Ave.


The trend of burglaries continued in the northern part of the city.

A burglary occurred at a residence at the 2200 block of Indian Creek Cir. on Thursday, Jan. 11, at 6:30 p.m. and another took place on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 6 p.m., at the 3000 block of Birchwood Dr.


An act of larceny from a building at the 1600 block of N. Maple Rd. took an uglier turn with an added assault last Thursday, Jan. 11, at 9 p.m.

Additionally, one other incident of theft occurred the following day, Friday, Jan. 12, at 11 a.m., at the 400 block of S. Maple Rd.


Crime in south Ann Arbor took a different turn with two assaults at the 700 block of Briarwood Cir. Both took place on Saturday, Jan. 13, around 8 p.m.







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