Home Invasion Arrest

Home Invasion Arrest

Home Invasion Arrest
Posted on 07/09/2018
Home Invasion ArrestA 37-year-old male Lima, Ohio resident was arrested on Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Farmington Hills by a multijurisdictional team of police officers. 

The man is suspected of committing home invasions in Northville Township and other areas of Western Wayne County, South Oakland County and Washtenaw County. 

Northville Township Police initiated a comprehensive investigation involving this suspect on June 15, 2018 when exterior home surveillance video captured a male figure wearing dark clothing, a ski mask and gloves trying to gain entry into homes in the overnight hours, usually between 12:00am and 5:00am.

The Northville Township Crime Data Analyst reviewed the incidents and together with police officers executed an action plan including time specific increased patrols in targeted neighborhoods with high visibility deterrence. During this time officers discovered unlocked cars and open garage doors. Officers were able to speak with residents and see that their homes and vehicles were secured.

The Western Wayne Community Response Team, a multijurisdictional team of police officers from area departments including Northville Township, assisted in the development of a suspect and ultimately his arrest on July 7, 2018 when members of the team observed the suspect attempt entry into homes. 

Police officers from the South Oakland Narcotics Intelligence Consortium, Farmington Hills Police, Michigan State Police and a West Bloomfield Police Department K9 team assisted in the apprehension of the suspect and the follow up investigation.

The suspect is currently in custody at the Oakland County Jail charged with home invasion stemming from the Farmington Hills incidents. Detectives from Northville Township interviewed the suspect while he was in custody at Farmington Hills Police. The facts, evidence and circumstances of the Northville Township Investigation will be turned over the Wayne County Prosecutors Office where a determination of charges will be made on the Northville Township crimes. 

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