A 53-year-old man reported May 31 that $8,000 was transferred from one of his bank accounts without his permission. He was on the computer paying bills and noticed the transaction come through, recognizing that he did not make it, he contacted his bank. The transfer was made through a Paypal account and the bank intended to cancel the transaction after he spoke with them. The man identified a possible suspect to police, explaining it was someone who had previously stolen from him, according to a report.
Driver Arrested for Being Under Influence of Marijuana
City of Grosse Pointe police arrested a 17-year-old Farms man June 1 after he was stopped because a victim identified him as a possible suspect in a theft of a car stereo. The victim reported to police that the teen had been near his car and then yelled "go cops are coming." The officer stopped the teenager to question him about the stereo and when he approached the car, the teen smelled of marijuana. The teen admitted to smoking marijuana and more was found in a center council. The teen was arrested for operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs, according to a report. The stereo was stolen from a car parked in the 300 block of FIsher Road--the same location as the arrest--shortly after 9 p.m., according to another report.
Man Banned from CVS
City of Grosse Pointe police responded to in the Village May 31 for a complaint about a man trying to return stolen merchandise. The man told the officer he was trying to return merchandise he purchased the day before at another CVS but the clerk told the officer he had been identified in the past as returning something that was stolen, prompting her to call police. The man, who was with his 4-year-old son, was asked to leave and warned to not return to the store or he would be charged with trespassing per the request of the store, according to a report.
Traffic Offense Ends in Marijuana Arrest
City of Grosse Pointe police arrested a 25-year-old Clinton Township man May 27 for marijuana possession after he was stopped for entering an alleyway driving the wrong direction. The man told the officer he only had his passport, which was in a golf bag in the trunk. The officer smelled marijuana when he approached the car and then smelled it more when the man opened the trunk. He admitted to having marijuana in a jar in the trunk and was arrested for possession, according to a report.