police issued a failure to report a crash citation to a 49-year-old Grosse Pointe Park woman July 2 after she struck a parked vehicle on Fisher Road, causing her own bumper to fall off and damage to the other vehicle, and drove away. The owner of the car that was hit called to report the crash after hearing a loud noise from his office on Fisher Road. When he went outside, he found a bumper from another vehicle near his car, which was damaged on the front and side, as well as damage to a street sign and a railing. Witnesses told the owner they saw a woman back up, drive over the railing, strike his car and the sign and then drive away. About an hour after his report, a man from Grosse Pointe Park called to report that his car had been damaged while his wife was at Kroger. When the officer spoke to the wife, she denied hitting anyone on Fisher Road, even after the officer showed the couple the evidence gathered from the scene, which matched their vehicle, according to a report.
Camera, Laptop Stolen
City of Grosse Pointe police are investigating the theft of a laptop, software and a camera from inside an office in . The equipment belongs to a contracted company that provides photographs of newborns for the hospital, which is based out of Chicago. The employees for that company identified one of its own employees as the person responsible for the theft, but she denies taking the items and said she discovered the items missing upon reporting to work June 24. Meanwhile, a supervisor reported that she is the person that is observed taking the items on a video surveillance camera, according to a report.
Domestic Battery Ends in Arrest
City of Grosse Pointe police arrested a 54-year-old Grosse Pointe Park man June 28 for domestic battery after his girlfriend reported she was given a bloody nose by him while driving on Neff Road. The victim provided police with pictures and the man admitted the blood on his shirt was from his girlfriend. When he was arrested, he appeared to be intoxicated and was using foul language about the woman despite officers requests that he stop using the language, according to a report.
Screaming, Cursing Teen Arrested
City of Grosse Pointe police arrested a 17-year-old resident for disorderly conduct June 24 after repeatedly screaming and cursing at officers who responded to her home. Responding officers found the homeowner, the girl's mother, upon arriving. She explained that her and her daughter had an argument about the daughter stealing money from her purse but the girl was not asleep in her bedroom and everything was calm. The officers requested to check on the welfare of the daughter. She came downstairs and was crying. While officers tried to talk to her about what happened, the daughter continually tried to use her phone to send text messages despite officers requests that she leave her phone along until they were finished speaking. The teen did not calm down and began yelling at the officers--to the point an officer handling an unrelated call two houses away could hear her. The officers eventually took the phone away but the girl followed the officers out of the home, continued to scream and curse at them despite their requests for her to calm and quiet down. She was eventually arrested, according to a report.
Argument Ends in Dead Grass
A resident in the 600 block of Neff Road reported to City of Grosse Pointe police that a woman who cleans his house damaged his front lawn with an unknown substance following an argument related to payment July 3. The man said he was in his office following the verbal argument and saw her pour an unknown substance on the lawn. The next morning, the grass in that area was dead, according to a report.