Shopping Trip Turns Tragic for Victim

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•     LITTLE CRIMES COUNT. Deputies dispatched to the Village Green Apts. where they spoke with the complainant’s son. He showed him his mother’s vehicle and pointed out the left front wheel well. There was a decorative part missing above the wheel well. Complainant came out and explained she thought she had heard something between 3-3:30 a.m., and she noticed the missing part the next day.

•     COULD THIS HAVE BEEN AN INSIDE JOB? Deputy dispatched to Bath and Body Works on Rochester Rd., where the manager stated numerous objects were missing from the front of the store. She stated she thought the theft took place between 3-3:30 p.m. when she was not on the floor. There was an employee working the cash register who was unable to give a physical description because she did not see the theft. She stated she heard the door chime when it opened, but she had people in front of her at the register. There are cameras in the store, but only the Regional Manager for Loss Prevention has access. There were 42 items missing valued at $570.50.

•     SEEMS LIKE THIS HAPPENS TO A LOT OF US. Victim states he had been shopping in the shoe department at Walmart around 3:30 pm. Around 4 p.m. he noticed his phone was missing and he believed it fell out of his pocket when he was trying on shoes. A call to the phone went directly to voice mail. Using his Android Device Manager on his computer he located the phone in Pontiac. Calling it again, it was turned off and the locator did not work. He advised Walmart. The next day the number was transfered to a new phone.

•     YOU CAN’T CHOOSE YOUR NEIGHBORS (SOMETIMES IT’S BEST TO JUST MOVE) Deputies dispatched to Rochester Hills location for a street fight in progress. Witness said she heard yelling outside her home and observed her neighbor, a young woman about 23 years-old, arguing with some guys in the street. At some point neighbor grabbed one male by the shirt and threw liquid from a mason jar into another’s face. Then she threw the jar, as well. Suspect then ran into the house. According to the detective, victim said neighbor had been harassing his friends for a few weeks. Neighbor called out to them as they passed the house. They never stepped on her property. He got hit by the jar, he never hit anyone. His lip was bleeding. There was no response when detective went to the neighbor’s door. A warrant was issued for her arrest.

•     A TRAGIC SHOPPING TRIP. Deputies responded to Lakeview Dr. on report of an accidental shooting. On entering the residence they discovered a female lying on the kitchen floor, she was bleeding from her head and unresponsive. On the floor next to her was a black semi-automatic pistol. The resident of the home informed police that he had been showing the gun to the victim who was interested in buying it. She asked to see it and shot herself. The victim was treated at the scene and transferred to Crittenton Hospital where she died. The deceased has had prior mental health struggles. The incident remains under investigation.

Note: If you have any information on the aforementioned crimes or any other offenses, please call the Rochester Police Department at 248-661-9621 or the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, 248-537-3630.