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Posted on Thu, Jun 23, 2011 : 3:37 p.m.

Video game equipment stolen from Willow Run Middle School

By Cindy Heflin

A thief or thieves took video game equipment and a digital camera from Willow Run Middle School in Ypsilanti Township earlier this week, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office said.

The theft of one Nintendo Wii console, a Nintendo Game Cube console, 6 video games and a Kodak digital camera was discovered Wednesday morning. Staff members told deputies they believe the items were taken sometime during the past day from a classroom where they were stored at the school at 235 Spencer Lane, Ypsilanti Township.

Sheriff’s deputies are continuing to investigate. Further information was not immediately available.


The Black Stallion3

Thu, Jun 23, 2011 : 11:05 p.m.

You mean they did not have video surveillance? Shame on them


Thu, Jun 23, 2011 : 8:26 p.m.

Why weren't the items locked in a secure cabinet in a locked room? Poor administration.


Thu, Jun 23, 2011 : 7:53 p.m.

Why does the school district need video games? Is it to prepare the kids for what lays ahead after their (failed) attempt to graduate these future leaders?