A Brighton woman is suspected to stealing more than $300 worth of merchandise from the Kohl’s store in Howell, according to a report from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.
Police say on Feb. 12, an employee noticed the suspect enter the store with two large bags and after observing the woman, saw her conceal items from the store into the bags and attempt of remove electronic items from their packaging.
The suspect was stopped before she was able to leave the store, placed under arrest for retail fraud and transported to the Livingston County jail without incident, according to the report.
At the jail, the suspect told police that she had breast cancer and the $84 she had with her was supposed to only be used for her medications.
Handgun and power tools reported stolen from locked vehicle in Hartland
A Hartland man reported that tools and a handgun were stolen from his locked truck, parked in his driveway on the 4000 block of Hartland Rd., according to a report from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.
Police say the man noticed the rear door of his truck had been tampered with on the morning of Feb. 7.
A briefcase, valued at $180, a Ruger semi-automatic pistol, valued at $400 and two power drills, valued at $1,350 were reported stolen.
Axes reported stolen from Hartland garage
On Feb. 11, items were reported missing from a Hartland’s man garage located on the 3000 block of Hartland Rd., according to a police report from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.
Police say the man returned him around 10 p.m. to find the rear door of the garage open and lights on. According to the report, a Craftsman toolbox located in the garage had been tampered with and all the drawers had been opened.
Two axes, valued at $75, were reported missing.