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Posted on Mon, Oct 17, 2011 : 1:11 p.m.

Home ransacked, electronics stolen in break-ins in Ypsilanti Township

By Cindy Heflin

Burglars swiped televisions, computers and other electronics in four break-ins in Ypsilanti Township over the weekend, including one in which the home was ransacked, Washtenaw County sheriff’s deputies said.

The first break-in is believed to have occurred early Saturday afternoon in the 2300 block of Cedarcliff Drive. The burglar or burglars forced open a ground-floor window, a sheriff’s department media summary said.

Items taken included a Sanyo 42-inch flat-screen TV, an Xbox game console and an unknown amount of cash.

A thief or thieves took a television, computer, DVD player, coins and a rifle in a second break-in Saturday, deputies said. A resident in the 9000 block of Joan Circle came home to discover someone had entered through a ground-floor window and stolen the items, including the 52-inch flat-screen TV. Police believe the break-in occurred in the late afternoon or early evening.

On Sunday, a resident of the 100 block of Russell Street came home to discover the home ransacked and multiple electronics items missing. The thief or thieves took a Kodak camera, a 35 mm camera of unknown make, a 32-inch flat-screen TV a 24-inch flat screen TV, a Hewlett-Packard laptop computer, monitor and printer and a Dell laptop computer.

The thief or thieves entered through a ground-floor window, police said. The victim reported the theft at about 7:30 a.m.

Also on Sunday, a resident of the 2800 block of International Drive reported an Apple computer and Xbox game stolen were stolen by someone who entered the apartment through an unlocked patio door.

The theft occurred while the victim was at work during the day, police said.



Tue, Oct 18, 2011 : 8:10 a.m.

I have motion detectors. It sounds an alarm and calls police, the best thing is that it has reserve battery, and a cell phone system to call out. The place is monitored to boot. I don't trust the unemployed, although I do know what they are going through.


Tue, Oct 18, 2011 : 12:47 a.m.

What is there left to say about these breakins?? No further comment.