Police Blotter: Catalytic Converters Stolen
The following information is gathered from the Public Safety Departments of the Grosse Pointes. Arrests do not indicate conviction.
Grosse Pointe Park police are investigating the thefts of two catalytic converters stolen overnight from July 30 to July 31. In the first case, the converter was stolen from a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am parked near Beaconsfield and Jefferson. The owner reported that it happened between 9:30 p.m. and 2 a.m. In the second case, the converter was stolen from a 2002 Chevy Venture parked in the street near Fairfax and Westchester. That owner reported the theft happened between 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., accoridng to reports.
Vehicle Stolen on Bishop Road
Grosse Pointe Park police are investigating the theft of a 1986 Chevrolet pickup truck from the 1000 block of Bishop Road. The owner reported hearing the truck start up and went to find out what was happening about 4:45 a.m. Aug. 3. The truck was gone when he went outside, according to a report.
Attempted Traffic Stop Spurs Pursuit
A 25-year-old Detroit man turned himself into Grosse Pointe Park police July 31 after leading officers on a pursuit the day before. The man had been driving near Mack and Chatsworth without headlights. An officer attempted to stop the man for the traffic offense, but the man drove away eventually leaving the vehicle and running from it. Officers were able to identify the man by some of the things he left in the car. When he turned himself in, he was charged with third degree fleeing and eluding, according to a report.