Washtenaw County Sheriff
6/14 ~A report of a vehicle crash was made at Main Street and Wolverine Street. A semi-truck had entered a no thru truck route and damaged a power pole and electrical supply to a residence. The truck was located, and the driver identified with the assistance of the homeowner.
6/13 ~4:16pm, officers responded to the 100 block of East Middle Street for the report of a retail fraud that had taken place on June 12around 11:30am. The complainant stated that she had security footage of a white female in her mid-50’s taking four blouses and a pair of shoes out of the store without paying for them. The suspect, a 55-year-old Dexter woman, was identified a couple of days later when she entered the store again; prior to stealing any other items the suspect was confronted by the staff and the officers and she admitted to having taken the items and returned most of the items with the exception of two blouses to the store. The case remains open pending review by the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s office for charges of retail fraud.
6/14 ~Deputies responded to the area of Territorial Road and Donovan Road for an unknown accident involving one car that had gone off the road. The driver (32-year-old male from Chelsea) was on Territorial Road when he lost control, left the road and struck a tree. He was transported to the hospital due to several injuries and for a blood draw to determine his intoxication level.
Chelsea City Police
6/14 ~10:57pm, officer was dispatched to the 300 block of North East Street for the report of an unlawful entry complaint. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the complainant who stated that on June 14at around 11pm the cleaning staff encountered two white male subjects in the building after hours. The cleaning staff confronted one of the subjects who stated that he thought he worked there. The cleaning staff did a search of the building and found no forced entry but did find a door that had been propped open with a rock. Police were not contacted until the following morning when management was alerted to the issue. The subjects were described as two white males mid 30’s wearing golf type polo shirts, shorts and ball caps.
6/16 ~8:20pm, officers responded to the Timber Town park for the report of a dog running loose without a leash. Upon arrival the officers met with the parties involved including a witness and determined that the incident had escalated resulting in one of the parties being pepper sprayed. The original complainant stated that he witnessed another man lethis dog out of the vehicle without a leash which is against park rules. The complainant confronted the person verbally and then called the police. The dog owner regained control over his dog and after an exchange of words. The original complainant stated that he felt fear because the dog owner was approaching him with his dog so he pepper sprayed the dog and the owner. After interviewing everyone involved the parties were released and the case will be submitted to the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office for review to determine if there should be any prosecution in the matter. The parties involved were a 61-year-old Chelsea man and a 64-year-old Chelseaman.