Police Beat: Weekly City of Ann Arbor Crime Blotter



Multiple incidents of theft were reported in downtown Ann Arbor last week.

A wallet was stolen on Saturday, Feb. 10, between 12:30-1 a.m., at the 1200 block of S. University Ave. The victim entered a bar at this location with his wallet at the door to present his ID, but reported it missing when he returned from the restroom.

The following day, a tip jar was taken from a business at the 300 block of S. State St., at 9:45 p.m. Witnesses described the suspect as an 18-year-old Hispanic male with light brown hair. Employees say the man walked past the line to inquire about a job, then took the tip jar and ran.

On Monday, Feb. 12, two more larcenies took place. A bag with personal belongings inside was nicked by an unknown suspect from a public building at the 300 block of W. Huron St. between 2-5 a.m.

Later that day around 4 p.m., a wallet, left sitting out in a work area at the 300 block of E. Washington St., was stolen. The suspect is unknown.

The Ann Arbor Police Department would like to remind everyone to keep valuable belongings close by and within eyesight to avoid potential thievery.

In addition to theft, multiple incidents of disturbing the peace and disorderly conduct were called in downtown.

A female was found screaming and kicking at a door at the 700 block of Miller Ave., at 5:44 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 8. Authorities say she was trying to get her friend’s attention. She continued the commotion even after officers asked her to stop and she was arrested.

On Sunday, Feb. 11, an intoxicated white male from Taylor was found causing disruption by loudly banging on the windows at the 1200 block of S. University Ave., at 2:16 a.m. He was also arrested.

At 2 a.m. that same evening, disorderly conduct was reported at the 300 block of Maynard St.

Burns Park:

A 33-year-old white male from Clinton was found with marijuana last Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the 1000 block of Oakland Ave., at 9:47 p.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 10, a driver was charged with a DUI near the area of Packard St. and Arch St. around 1:30 a.m.


Just north of the downtown area, a sex crime was reported on Friday, Feb. 9, at the 1100 block of Nielsen Ct., just before 2 a.m. At this time, the case is still open and the AAPD cannot release any further information.

A forced entry burglary occurred on Saturday, Feb. 10, at the 1000 block of Broadway St. at 9 a.m.


Motor vehicle theft was reported at the 1100 block of Norman Pl, last Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 4 p.m.

At some point between Thursday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m., and Friday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m., prescription medication was taken out of a backpack at the 2700 block of Jackson Ave. The backpack was left unattended by the victim.

South and East:

There are no incidents to report from these areas.






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