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Residents robbed after moving away
By Mark Tower
Jun. 7, 2010   ·   11:06 a.m.

Ypsilanti Police officers responded to a report of a home invasion at 2:30 p.m. Sunday on the 700 block of West Clark Road in Ypsilanti.

The robbery happened...read more

Victim hospitalized after mugging
By Mark Tower
Jun. 6, 2010   ·   9:24 a.m.

A 45-year-old man was hospitalized early Friday morning after being assaulted and robbed on the 500 block of West Cross Street in Ypsilanti, according to a report...read more

Eight cited for violating curfew
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   7:13 p.m.

Eight juveniles were cited Thursday night during an operation by Ypsilanti Police officers enforcing the city's curfew ordinance, which forbids anyone under the...read more

Young bicyclist robbed at gun-point
By Mark Tower
Jun. 4, 2010   ·   5:57 p.m.

A 15-year-old male told Washtenaw County Sheriff Office deputies he was knocked off his bicycle at 8:50 p.m. Tuesday by two men, one armed with a handgun who then...read more

Township man shot during burglary
By Mark Tower
May. 26, 2010   ·   1:50 p.m.

A 21-year-old Ypsilanti Township resident was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries early this morning after being shot in the back during an attempted...read more

Deputies search for hit and run driver


Gun safe stolen from Superior Township home

By Mark Tower
May. 11, 2010    ·    1:37 p.m.

A motorcyclist was injured at about 6:30 p.m. Monday when the driver of a black 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS struck the motorcycle on Ford Boulevard near Ecorse Road in Ypsilanti Township and fled the scene northbound on Ford Boulevard.

Washtenaw County Sheriff Office deputies are looking for the driver of the car, described as a black male, possibly wearing a white T-shirt. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the WCSO reported.

The Monte Carlo is reported to be in good condition, though it should be missing the plastic front bumper, a headlight and Styrofoam material from the bumper, the WCSO reported. Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to call the WCSO's confidential tip line at (734) 973-7711.

Guns stolen from Superior Township home
The resident of a home on the 1800 block of Hamlet in Superior Township reported to the WCSO at 10:25 p.m. Monday that the house had been broken into and a gun safe and book of checks were stolen.

The gun safe had five guns inside, according to the WCSO: a Taurus 357, a Smith and Wesson MP 45, a MAC 911 semi-automatic, a Remington 11-87 and a Mag Ultra. Deputies were unable to determine how a burglar got into the house, and have not named any suspects at this time.

Several items of electronics and shoes were reported missing to the WCSO at 3 p.m. Saturday by the resident of a house in the 1300 block of Stamford Road in Superior Township.

According to the WCSO, entry into the home was gained by kicking in the front door, and reported stolen were a laptop, two flat screen televisions, an X-Box system with two controllers and four games, a home theater system, a radio, a computer printer and two pairs of shoes.

No suspects have yet been identified, according to the WCSO.

A business on the 1800 block of Michigan Avenue in Ypsilanti Township was broken into, and WCSO deputies dispatched to the building at 4:50 a.m. Sunday after the burglary alarm went off found that the suspects gained entry through the east doors and disconnected electricity from the business.

A cream-colored cash register with $300 in it was reported missing, but the WCSO reported that suspects are unknown at this time.

Three cars windows shot out
An Ypsilanti Police officer found three cars parked on West Ainsworth Street and Middle Drive near downtown Ypsilanti with their windows shot out at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

The officer said the windows appeared to be shot with a bb or pellet gun, and notified the owners of the vehicles. The YPD did not identify any suspects in the crimes.

Vehicle break-in
A vehicle parked on the 400 block of Washtenaw Avenue was found by Ypsilanti Police at 12:15 p.m. Sunday to be broken into.

The window was broken with a large rock, police reported, and personal property, miscellaneous identification and an undetermined amount of cash were reported missing from inside. No suspects were identified by YPD.

Man tries to steal cash after woman drops it
Ypsilanti Police arrested a 50-year-old man at 11:09 p.m. Sunday after a woman reported that he picked up cash she had dropped inside a business on the 10 block of North Washington Street and tried to leave with it.

Police said the man claimed the money was his own, but surveillance video in the business proved this false. The suspect was taken to Washtenaw County Jail awaiting arraignment on the charge of larceny, police said.

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