Overall, it was a quiet week last week for the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department in the Dexter/Scio area. There were, however, two incidents of theft, one assault, and a discovery of Marijuana possession.
The first of the two larcenies occurred at a business at the 7100 block of Jackson Rd., on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 9 p.m. While completing inventory, an employee noticed three laptops missing. At the time of publish, the company considered the devices stolen, but the investigation is ongoing. The computers are stored in an open and accessible place for all employees and individuals with building access.
On Thursday, Dec. 14, another burglary occurred, this time, at a home at the 3900 block of W. Joy Rd. around 3:15 p.m. The victim, who left her door unlocked while out for an hour and a half, returned to find a jewelry box knocked over onto the floor and costume jewelry missing. There is currently no suspect in this case.
Authorities discovered marijuana in a vehicle at the area of Central Street and Second Street on Monday, Dec. 18, at 11:18 p.m. The driver was pulled over for an equipment violation and, when deputies made contact, they smelled the strong odor of the substance and the driver admitted to possession. Police searched the vehicle and found it. The suspect was released at the scene, but the marijuana was confiscated and sent for analysis.
A domestic assault occurred at the 8500 block of W. Huron River Dr. on Monday, Dec. 18, at 12:09 a.m. The suspect, a 26-year-old male from Dexter, was not arrested and his attack left no injuries.