Assault at a baseball diamond
Grosse Pointe Woods police are attempting to locate a boy from Harper Woods, believed to be about 10 years old who is accused of attacking an 11-year-old Grosse Pointe Farms boy Aug. 3, and breaking his clavicle bone. According to a police report, the Grosse Pointe Farms boy told police from his hospital bed at St. John that he was playing baseball in diamond #2 at Ghesquiere Park when the Harper Woods boy, whom he knows from Little League, jumped the fence and said “I feel like beating up (the boy from Grosse Pointe Farms)." The boy from Grosse Pointe Farms kept backing up before the Harper Woods boy was able to grab him, pick him up and throw him to the ground and broke the boy's bone, the report stated. A friend of the boy who said he was attacked was able to call his father, who transported him to the hospital.
Grosse Pointe Woods police are investigating a report of a pair of stolen vehicles. On Aug. 3 a GMC Yukon, with laptop and pistol inside, was reported stolen from the 1900 block of Manchester. The owner reported that it was stolen during the night, and found glass on the ground where the vehicle was parked.
A resident in the 1900 block of Prestwick reported Aug. 1 that his 2000 Jeep Cherokee was stolen from his home overnight.
Arrest on Marijuana Possession Charges
Grosse Pointe Woods officers spotted a car stop in front of a home in the 2000 block of Van Antwerp in the early morning hours of Aug. 3, and a spark from a lighter inside. According to a police report, when an officer approached, the driver got out of the car and started walking. The driver, a 23-year-old from Dearborn Heights, was ordered back to his car. As the officer neared the car he could smell what he suspected to be marijuana. When asked, the driver denied having marijuana but a 23-year-old Grosse Pointe Woods man admitted to having the drug. The Dearborn Heights man was arrested possession of narcotic equipment and driving while license suspended. The Grosse Pointe Woods man was arrested for possession of narcotic equipment and possession of marijuana.
Stolen golf shoes
The men's locker room attendant at the Lochmoor Club called police July 29 to report for the last three years someone has been sneaking into the men's locker room and stealing shoes. He added that it only happens twice a year, and only during women's matches. The suspect is a male, approximately 5-feet 6-inches tall with a medium build with short gray hair and in his mid-to late-50s.