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Posted on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 12:53 p.m.

Air compressor, jewelry and money reported stolen from homes in 6 separate incidents

By John Counts

A thief or thieves stole items from four homes and attempted to break into two others in incidents reported Sunday in Ypsilanti, police said.

Ypsilanti police were first dispatched at 12:30 a.m. to the 200 block of South Grove Street to investigate a home invasion attempt. Deputies said there was damage to the door, but no one got into the residence.

At 2 p.m., police were called to 600 block of East Forest Avenue, where an air compressor was stolen from an unlocked garage during the past week.

At 3 p.m., a resident reported the larceny of a small amount of jewelry at a home in the 400 block of Olive Street.

Police were then dispatched to an apartment in the 700 block of West Clark Road at 7 p.m. An unknown suspect had broken into the apartment and took clothes and money, according to a media summary.

A resident then reported an attempted home invasion in the 500 block of Davis Street at 8:20 p.m. Police said an unknown suspect kicked in the door and ran once an alarm was set off. There was nothing taken.

Ypsilanti police were then dispatched at 9:40 p.m. to a home in the 1600 block of Washtenaw Avenue to investigate a reported invasion. The thief or thieves entered through an unlocked door, police said. A large amount of property was stolen, according to the crime summary.

No other details were immediately available.

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Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 11:09 p.m.

Breaking into a home or garage is one thing, going in through an un-locked door is another. What is so hard about locking them damn doors??


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 10:50 p.m.

Lots of crime in Ypsi...


Mon, Nov 26, 2012 : 9:11 p.m.

Two young black males in a dark colored Oldsmobile were seen running from one scene.