Residents wake up to hear someone breaking into their home
Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office deputies investigated three home invasions in Scio Township early Tuesday morning, including one incident in which residents woke up as they heard people breaking into the home.
Deputies responded at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday to a home in the 1600 block of Abigail Way for after the residents heard noises coming from a lower level.
When they went downstairs, the residents found a window had been forced open and electronics were stolen.
An Ann Arbor Police Department dog eventually led investigators to items in the 2700 block of Scio Church Road that was related to the Abigail Way home invasion.
Other items recovered were related to two other home invasions and an attempted home invasion, deputies said.
One of the other incidents also took place in the 1600 block of Abigail Way. The thief or thieves entered through unlocked window, deputies said, and a computer was reported stolen.
Another break-in was reported in 1700 block of Harley Drive, where a window was forced open. A purse, money, computer and keys were reported stolen.
The final incident was reported in the 1500 block of Scio Ridge Road. Screens had been tampered with but the home was not accessed and nothing was reported stolen.
All of of the incidents occurred Tuesday, police said.
Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Geoffrey Fox said deputies are still searching for suspects.
Anyone with information on these incidents is encouraged to call the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at 734-973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP (773-2587).
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