The following information was obtained from the Troy Police Department on Tuesday. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Breaking and Entering
- The owner of Kerby's Koney Island (2901 Crooks Rd., Troy) told police that two cash drawers had been gone through and money was stolen early Friday morning. He told police that a glass entry door had been shattered to give thieves access to the business.
Credit, Check, Identity Theft, Other Fraud
- A Troy resident filed a police report after she learned that someone had used her name and Social Security number to open a DirecTV account. She filed the report on Tuesday after receiving a phone call from a collection agency who informed her that that the account was in default. The address on the account is in Detroit, police said.
- A Troy resident told police that her Bank of America credit card number was used to make a fraudulent purchase in Howard Beach, NY on Saturday.
- A woman told Troy Police that her purse was stolen in Birmingham. She later learned that someone attempted to use her credit card to make a purchase of $1,006 at Target (1301 Coolidge Hwy., Troy) on Saturday, but the sale was declined.
- A Troy resident on the 1000 block of Hiddenridge filed a police report after a package which he was expecting at his side door on Feb. 12 was missing. He had ordered a radio/CD player online and was told it had been delivered to his home at 3:09 that afternoon, but he did not find it.
- A woman's purse was stolen out her shopping cart when she went into a fitting room to try on clothing at Nordstrom Rack (822 E. Big Beaver Rd., Troy) on Friday at 6:30 p.m., according to police. She told police that her adult daughter had been watching the cart, but had momentarily looked away before it was stolen. A customer later found the woman's purse in the store parking lot, missing the digital camera, credit cards, identification, and cash which it had stored.
- A woman told Troy Police that her Honda Civic was stolen from the parking lot at Oakland Mall (412 W. 14 Mile Rd., Troy) while she was at work on Sunday, between 10:30 a.m. and 7:18 p.m.
- Police said that a 22-year-old man walked out of JCPenney (700 W. 14 Mile Rd., Troy) on Saturday at 6:25 p.m. carrying a pair of shoes he had stolen. The man, a Royal Oak resident, told police that he had "simply forgot" to pay for the Nike athletic shoes, but did not have with him any means to pay for them, according to police. The man was issued a citation for third-degree retail fraud.
- A 26-year-old woman from Detroit and a 25-year-old were arrested for second-degree retail fraud at Macy's (2750 W. Big Beaver Rd., Troy) on Saturday afternoon. Police said that they stole a combined $750 worth of clothing which was concealed in shopping bags they had brought into the store.
- A 19-year-old Southfield woman was issued a citation for third-degree retail fraud at JCPenney on Friday at 5:45 p.m. Police said she shoplifted a pair of earrings.
- Police arrested a 36-year-old Lapeer woman with several previous retail fraud convictions as well as an outstanding warrant for her arrest for retail fraud at Sephora (2800 W. Big Beaver Rd., Troy) on Friday afternoon. She stole five make-up items with a retail value of $296, police said.
Call Troy Police at 248-524-3447 if you have any information about these incidents. For questions about this report, email local editor Tim Rath at firstname.lastname@example.org.