Washtenaw County Sheriff – Dexter, Chelsea





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Dexter Patrol

7/16 ~5400 block of Jackson Ave, Scio Twp. two male subjects entered a business and took a bottle of alcohol off the shelf then walked out of the store without paying for the item.  Store staff called 911 and the subjects were located across the street still in possession of the stolen bottle.  Both subjects were detained, and the alcohol was returned to the business.

7/17 ~3900 block of Jackson Ave, Scio Twp. a victim entered a store to purchase some items.  He paid for them and left his wallet on the counter by accident.  When he noticed that he did not have it he returned, and it was gone.  Security video shows that a male, approximately 45-50 years old, 6 feet tall, 250lbs wearing a ball cap took the wallet and left the store.  This incident is still under investigation.



Chelsea Police Department Weekly Press Summary

Incident #: 18-2154 Location: 400 block of Railroad St.
Date: July 21, 2018 Time: 7:55 pm
INFORMATION: While on routine patrol an officer responded to the front desk at the Chelsea Police Department to take a report of a larceny from the victim’s residence. The victim stated that he noticed that about a month ago two of his shotguns were missing from the basement of his residence. The victim stated that he believed that both of the shotguns had missing parts which would make them inoperable but was not certain. The victim stated that he was unsure as to who may have stolen the shotguns but did state that his son has multiple different friends coming in and out of the house. Case closed pending any further investigative leads.

 

Incident #: 18-2108 Location: 1500 block of South Main St.
Date: July 17, 2018 Time: 5:43 pm
INFORMATION: While on routine patrol officers responded to the 1500 block of South Main St. for the report of an attempted counterfeit bill fraud complaint. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the complainant who stated that they had a customer drive through the drive thru in a maroon older model Ford Taurus and place an order for approximately $4.00 worth of food. The suspect attempted to pay with a twenty-dollar bill and when the staff checked the bill to see if it was not counterfeit, the bill tested as being counterfeit. The suspect was told that the bill was not real and the suspect then provided the worker with a five-dollar bill which did test as being real. The suspect then asked for the twenty-dollar bill back which staff refused and the suspect then left the area. The counterfeit bill and information regarding the vehicle used in the crime will be passed on to the United States Secret Service who is in charge of investigating counterfeit money.

 

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Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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