Police Beat: Weekly City of Ann Arbor Crime Blotter


Downtown/Burns Park:

Multiple drug incidents were called in downtown between Thursday, March 29, and Monday, April 2.

Two different instances regarding possible heroin use were reported.

The first occurred on Thursday, March 29, just after 11:30 p.m., at the 300 block of S. State St. This case is still open, but “Heroin Possession” is listed on crimemapping.com.

Authorities were sent to the 300 block of W. Huron St. for a drug overdose on Saturday, March 31, at 1:21 a.m. They found a white powdery substance that still needs to be tested, however, it is guessed to be heroin.

A publicly intoxicated and belligerent male was cited for marijuana possession at the 600 block of Church St., on Monday, April 2, at 10:52 p.m. After calling an AAPD officer a “bitch,” he was arrested and held until sober.

Three larcenies occurred between Tuesday, March 27, and Friday, March 30.

A winter jacket and a backpack containing credit cards, a wallet, and throwing darts, were stolen from an unlocked locker between 1-2 p.m., on Tuesday, March 27, at the 400 block of W. Washington St. The suspect is unknown.

Two days later, a larceny was reported at the 300 block of S. Division St., around one o’clock in the afternoon, according to crimemapping.com. This case is open.

On Friday, March 30, an unknown suspect took a wallet containing cash and credit cards from a jacket, hung up on a wall hook and not secured, in a building at the 400 block of W. Washington St. between 8:40-10 p.m.

An unknown male suspect entered an unlocked apartment at the 400 block of E. Hoover Ave., at 3:36 a.m., on Friday, March 30. When officers arrived, the burglar was gone and the victim said nothing was taken.

Earlier in the day, another burglary was occurred at a residence at the 200 block of S. First St.


Another drug violation was reported on Saturday, March 31, at 7:22 p.m. Police confiscated marijuana from a known suspect at the intersection of Broadway St. and Plymouth Rd. The suspect was originally pulled over for a driving infraction, but when the officer made contact, he smelled marijuana and issued a citation.

After advertising items on Craig’s List, a resident at the 1500 block of Jones Dr., let a potential buyer into his home. The buyer assessed the pieces and said he would come back with a larger vehicle. A while later, the victim then went out and came back to find the items – a baby stroller, car seat, broom and water softener – stolen. This incident occurred on Monday, April 2, between 8-11:30 p.m.


Vandalism was reported at the 2100 block of Medford Rd. At some point between Tuesday, March 27, at 11 p.m. and Wednesday, March 28, at 5 p.m., an unknown suspect damaged two car tires with nails.

Another vehicle was damaged on Friday, March 30, at 10 p.m., at the 3400 block of La Salle Dr. The 20-year-old female suspect maliciously damaged the right rear passenger window of a vehicle there.

CDs and a watch were taken from a vehicle, by an unknown suspect, at the 2800 block of E. Eisenhower Pkwy., overnight on the 30th.

A package was taken off of a porch, before the victim could retrieve it, at the 200 block of Edenwood Dr. on Thursday, March 29.


Two burglaries took place on the west side of the city.

Between 12:50-1:35 p.m., on Tuesday, March 27, an unknown suspect stole a camera, lenses, PlayStation, iPad, cash and a watch from a home at the 1800 block of N. Maple Rd.  The victim was out and left the front door unlocked.

Another case of breaking-and-entering was reported on the west side, at a non-residence at the 2700 block of Jackson Ave. on Sunday, April 1, at 8 p.m.

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