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Crime Report: Trespassing, Property Damage and Thefts from Cars

Here are police reports from the City of Northville Police Department and Northville Township's Public Safety Department. They do not indicate a conviction.

52-year-old man trespasses at Hiller's Market  

A Novi man was arrested for trespassing on the , after violating a warning already on file that he had to stay away from the store.

According to a police report, the Novi man, 52, was sitting outside. The man consented to a breathalyzer test and had a .199 blood alcohol level.

Woman's purse stolen from car   

On June 28, between 10 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., a woman reported her purse stolen from her car while it was parked at the south end of at 125 Griswold, a police report said.

Police said the woman told them she was watching her children play in the park and when she returned, she noticed her purse missing from the front seat even though she was sure the car had been locked. The woman admitted she had left all four windows down about an inch for ventilation, according to the report, but she said she wasn't sure if the car remained locked when she returned.

There are no suspects at this time.

Two men tresspass on Township property 

On June 28, Northville Township Police said officers saw a car parked in the parking lot of a daycare center on Fry Road, a spot where trespassers often park before entering the Township's Seven Mile property.

Police said officers using thermal imaging saw several human thermal signature images walking on the property and entered in attempt to stop them, but quickly lost track of them.

A police report said an officer returning to the car spotted two men in the brush. The 23-year-old Plymouth resident and 31-year-old Canton resident said they were just curious about the property, according to the police report.

Both men were issued citations for trespassing and released.

Commerce Township man damages store surveillance camera 

Township police said that on June 28 at 6:50 p.m., they responded to on Northville Road after the clerk reported seeing a man damaging the store's mounted surveillance camera on the Northwest corner of the building.

A police report said when officers arrived at the store they found cables cut and the camera pulled of the building and laying on the ground.

The man, a 46-year-old Commerce Township, told officers that the store owner and clerk called him names and accused him of stealing, the police report said.

The man had been at Northville Downs with a friend, 57, also from Commerce Township.His friend drove him to the party store, according to the police report.

The man was arrested on charges of malicious destruction of property, and upon return to the police station, police found eight prescription pills in his front pant pocket, the report said. The man was also cited for possession of controlled substances.

Both the man and his friend were issued trespassing warnings and advised to not go back to the Six and Park Party Store.

Two GPS devices stolen from car  

Township police said a man living on the 16000 block of Appleby Lane reported two GPS devices stolen from his car on June 30 between midnight and 6:30 a.m.

A police report said the car was parked in the man's driveway overnight and left unlocked. The center console contents had been emptied into the front seat, but nothing else was missing.

Police entered the Garmin Street Pilot serial number into the system as stolen, but the man did not have the serial number for the Tom Tom Generation 1 GPS.

There are no suspects.

Car Stolen from Gaucho Steakhouse 

Township police said that on June 28 at 8 p.m., a couple reported their 2002 Ford Econoline Van stolen from Gaucho Steakhouse on Seven Mile Road, where they were having dinner.

The police report said there was no physical evidence at the scene. The van's serial number and license plate was entered into the system as stolen.

The man said the van contained several credit cards, which he cancelled, as well as a toolbox and keys.

There are no suspects.

Livonia man arrested on DUI charges 

Township police said that on June 29 at 11:50 p.m., an officer spotted a car traveling eastbound on Six Mile Road, east of Beck Road, crossing over the center line.

The man, 59, failed a field sobriety test and was administered a breathalyzer test. His blood alcohol level was .152, according to a police report. The legal limit in Michigan is .08.

The man was arrested on charges of driving under the influence.

Missing wallet located 

Township police said officials reported finding a wallet in the east parking lot, near the play scape area.

A police report said the wallet belonged to a Northville man, who thought he had misplaced it. The man then remembered he had left the wallet in the cup console of his car over night, with the doors unlocked.

The police report said all of the credit cards were accounted for, but it was missing $20 cash.

Window found broken at Silver Springs Elementary   

Township police said that reported a broken window sometime between June 29 at 11 p.m. and June 30 at 4 p.m.

A police report said it appeared that a rock had been thrown through the window.

There are no suspects.

For any questions about this crime report, contact Nicole Krawcke at n.m.krawcke@gmail.com.

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