ORION TOWNSHIP, MI – A woman was caught on surveillance cameras stealing from vehicles in Orion Township on March 8th, 2018.
On Thursday an Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy on patrol located a suspicious vehicle in the 2600 block of Aubrey Drive with the door of the vehicle left in the open position. The Deputy made contact with the vehicle owner. The vehicle owner determined that a purse had been stolen from the vehicle. The Deputy observed foot prints in the snow leading to the vehicle from the roadway.
Deputies discovered additional thefts from vehicles in the area, along with receiving several reports from homeowners who had found that their unlocked vehicles had been ransacked and items being stolen. Items that were taken include purses, electronic equipment and other small items easily carried away.
Deputies began canvassing the area and located other unlocked vehicles that had been entered with personal items stolen. The vehicles were processed by an Evidence Technician.
During the investigation, Deputies discovered that surveillance video was available from one homeowner that captured images of a suspect being dropped off by a vehicle and the subject was observed checking vehicle door that had been left unlocked. Deputies located two shoe prints in the fresh snow and at least one person following in a vehicle.
Deputies responded to at least ten separate Larceny from Automobile reports in residential neighborhoods near Baldwin Rd and Waldon Rd. No forced entry was used to gain access to any of the vehicles. All vehicles targeted were unsecured or left unlocked.
SUSPECT INFORMATION: White female, 5’0” to 5’ 4” tall with a slender build, approximately years of age 20.
SUSPECT VEHICLE: Mid-size four door sedan.