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Police Blotter: Pursuit Ends in Felony Arrest

The following information is gathered from the Departments of Public Safety of the Grosse Pointes. Arrests do not indicate conviction.

Grosse Pointe Park police arrested a 23-year-old Detroit man after he refused to stop for a traffic offense and led officers on a pursuit into Detroit. The man was spotted driving at a high rate of speed on Mack Avenue Feb. 23 shortly before 9 a.m. The man refused to stop, led officers on a pursuit to I-94 and Mount Elliott, where he ran from the car. The officers caught him a short time later. He is being charged with felony fleeing and eluding, according to a report.

Bibles, Wheels Stolen

Grosse Pointe Park police are investigating two different thefts.

In the first case, nine Bibles were stolen from a UPS package on the front porch of a home in the 1100 block of Beaconsfield Feb. 22. The theft happened in a 20 minute period between 5:30 to 5:55 p.m., according to a report.

In the second case, the wheels of a 2013 Ford Focus parked in the driveway of a home in the 700 block of Barrington. The owner found the car sitting on concrete blocks early Feb. 18. The crime is believed to have happened between 12:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. the same day, according to a report. 

Frank Walshingham February 26, 2013 at 01:04 PM
Why isn't the Patch reporting on the activity of crook, con man and state rep Brian Banks? Hat's off to M.L Elrick for staying on top of this story. See the latest from Fox 2 on how Brian Banks shady behavior persists, now that he has moved to Grosse Pointe: http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/story/21347405/state-rep-brian-banks-landlord-says-he-is-owed-rent-money
walden schmidt February 27, 2013 at 04:01 AM
Way to go GPPPD! Not only caught him, but did so with a standard issue police cruiser.

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