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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

Televisions stolen from Ypsilanti restaurant

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Arrests made in home invasion, breaking and entering cases

By Mark Tower
Apr. 6, 2010    ·    4:23 p.m.

The Full House Restaurant in Ypsilanti reported Monday that six televisions and lottery pull tabs from a machine were stolen from the business on Easter Sunday.

The restaurant's owner told Ypsilanti Police Department officers that someone likely broke in through a vent on the roof at about 3 a.m. Sunday, since the power had been turned off and clocks in the business were stopped at that time.

Six Toshiba 47-inch flat-screen televisions were missing, according to the restaurant's owner, and two lottery pull-tab machines had been broken open and the lottery tickets inside had also been taken. The restaurant was not open for Easter Sunday, when the owner reported the crime was likely committed.

Ypsilanti Police said there are no suspects at this time.

Woman arrested in attempted breaking and entering
A 31-year-old Ypsilanti Township woman was arrested Saturday evening after witnesses reported to Ypsilanti Police that a woman matching her description had attempted to break into a house on the 200 block of Arnet Street in Ypsilanti.

On the phone, a witness told police the woman was leaving the area on a bicycle and had a very badly cut hand. When officers arrived as the scene, they found a broken window on the building's ground level and a trail of blood leading away from the house.

After following this trail of blood, officers found a suspect at another residence looking for a ride out of the area. The suspect was taken to University of Michigan Hospital and treated for her injuries before being lodged at the Washtenaw County Jail pending arraignment.

Man arrested in attempted home invasion
Washtenaw County Sheriff deputies responded to the report of a home invasion in progress Monday evening on Harvest Lane in Superior Township.

The home owner told police that after arriving home, she found an unknown man inside the house. The suspect locked the doors so she could not enter.

The 39-year-old suspect, a homeless man according to the sheriff's office, was arrested and lodged in Wastenaw County Jail, and the sheriff's office expected him to be arraigned Tuesday.

Superior Township woman arraigned on charges of child abuse
A 20-year-old Superior Township woman was arraigned Monday on charges of child abuse, second degree, following her arrest Saturday by sheriff deputies.

The WCSO reported going to a residence on Macarthur Boulevard in Superior Township Saturday morning to check on the well-being of a two-year-old girl. Upon arrival, deputies said the infant had injuries consistent with an assault and the child was take to University of Michigan Hospital for treatment.

Kelly, who also had an outstanding warrant, was issued a $20,000 personal recognizance bond during arraignment.

Kelly is scheduled for a preliminary examination in Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor Tuesday, April 13.

Ypsilanti Police officers arrested a man Tuesday morning after responding to a reported assault at a house on West Forest Avenue in Ypsilanti. On the phone, a witness told police a woman was being assaulted by her ex-boyfriend.

Upon arrival at the house, officers made contact with the man who had called, who told them both the woman who had been assaulted and the suspect were upstairs. After going upstairs, officers said they were effected by a chemical spray the woman had used to force the suspect out of the area.

Officers found the suspect in the basement, where he admitted to having assaulted the woman. He was then taken into custody by police officers.

Sheriff deputies responded to the report of a burglary Monday on Stevens Drive in Ypsilanti Township.

Deputies said entry was gained through a rear window and witnesses reported a $100 money order was take. The WCSO has no suspects at this time.

Residents reported a television was stolen to sheriff deputies Monday, from a house on Russell Court in Ypsilanti Township.

Deputies said entry was gained through an open bedroom window, and no suspects have yet been named.

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