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Posted on Wed, Jan 18, 2012 : 4:48 p.m.

Five break-ins reported Tuesday in Ypsilanti Township

By Kyle Feldscher

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office deputies are investigating five home invasions in Ypsilanti Township reported on Tuesday, one of which resulted in two game systems and three video games being stolen.

According to police, that break-in occurred sometime during the day on Tuesday in the 1700 block of Lynn Avenue in Ypsilanti Township. An intruder broke into the home through the front door, police said.

A Nintendo Wii, an Xbox game system and three Xbox games were stolen from the home, according to police.

A home in the 1400 block of Chestnut Drive also was reportedly broken into on Tuesday, although police are still attempting to figure out when the break-in occurred. A 32-inch Element flat-screen TV and a DVD player were stolen from the home, police said.

An Apple Macbook computer and a Sony PlayStation 3 game system were reported stolen Tuesday from a home in the 100 block of Stevens Drive. Deputies believe the break-in occurred sometime within the previous four days, and a ground floor window was used to gain entry to the home.

Another break-in was reported Tuesday in the 200 block of S. Hewitt Road, police said. The break-in occurred sometime during the work day, police said. It was unknown Wednesday afternoon if any items were stolen from the home.

A home in the 2500 block of Holmes Road was reported ransacked and several items were stolen Tuesday, but the time of the break-in is unknown. A list of items stolen from the home was unavailable Wednesday.

Police still are investigating all of the break-ins and are looking for suspects. It's unknown if the incident are related.

Anyone with information on the home invasions are encouraged to call the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office tip line at 734-973-7711.

Kyle Feldscher covers cops and courts for He can be reached at or you can follow him on Twitter.


Kyle Feldscher

Thu, Jan 19, 2012 : 7:54 p.m.

As a commenter pointed out, there is no Lynn Street in Ypsilanti Township. That was included in the information I received from the sheriff's office and it was incorrect. I've updated the story to show that a break in occurred on Lynn Avenue.


Thu, Jan 19, 2012 : 6:51 p.m.

There is no "Lynn Street" in Ypsilanti Township. There is... both a "Lynn Ave." & a "Lynne Ave." though. I'm guessing with my 30 seconds of research that it is the 'Lynn Ave. near Grove Rd..


Thu, Jan 19, 2012 : 9:40 p.m.

There is a Lynn St in Ypsilanti twp, it's between Cross and Forrest


Thu, Jan 19, 2012 : 12:30 p.m.

It would be great if you could include a map


Thu, Jan 19, 2012 : 10:18 a.m.



Thu, Jan 19, 2012 : 12:29 a.m.

I looked them up myself but it would be helpful to have links to maps for each of these incidents.


Wed, Jan 18, 2012 : 10:18 p.m.

How can 5 break-ins happpen and none of them are in West Willow or Macarthur Blvd? Strange.


Thu, Jan 19, 2012 : 11:55 a.m.

Yes Steve...that kind of blind prejudging is what perps hope for...can't happen to me! News Bulletin: There are no safe places.


Thu, Jan 19, 2012 : 12:30 a.m.

first because Macarthur Blvd is in Superior twp and that would fit the headline. Second because some might actually be improving in West Willow...maybe.


Wed, Jan 18, 2012 : 10 p.m.

Time to get neighborhood watch groups up and going.