On Jan. 21, a Hartland woman reported a case of identity theft after receiving a Sears Mastercard statement in the mail, according to a police report from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.
Police say that on Dec. 11, an unknown suspect opened a Sears account at a store located in the Lakes Mall in Muskegon using the victim’s information and then used the account to purchase items from the store including apparel, cosmetics and jewelry.
Break-in reported at Wilson Marine
On the morning of Jan. 28, police responded to a breaking and entering complaint at the Wilson Marine in Howell, according to a police report from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.
Police say employees noticed a broken plastic window on an overhead garage door and later located the missing window in an outside dumpster located on the property.
After reviewing surveillance tape, the owner told police that the suspect was seen inside the building at approximately 1:45 a.m. on Jan. 27.
Police say no items were reported missing and the suspect left the scene after setting off a motion sensor inside the building.