On Jan. 28, a Hartland couple reported several items stolen from their residence on the 1900 block of Santa Fe Trail, according to a police report from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.
According to the report, a Hartland man contacted police after discovering a jar of loose coins missing from the bedroom. The couple had originally noticed a pair of earrings lying on the floor next to the bed, but police say they had assumed the cat had knocked them to the floor.
After further investigation, the couple also discovered more missing items including two silver coins valued at $70, two sets of earrings, a bracelet and necklace valued at more than $250 and a second jar of coins.
Police say the Hartland man is unsure of when the break-in could have occurred and told police they frequently leave their front door unlocked.
Laptop, iPhone stolen from Brighton home
On Feb. 4, a Brighton man reported that a backpack containing a laptop, valued at $500 and an iPhone, valued at $300, were stolen from his home on the 5000 block of S. Pleasant Valley Rd., according to a report from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.
Police say the homeowner had originally noticed footprints outside his residence earlier in the day after returning home from work, and a door slightly ajar, but after checking his home, found nothing missing. The Brighton man told police he re-secured his door and left again.
According to the report, when the Brighton man returned home around 11 p.m. that evening, he found his door completely open and more footprints in the snow. Police say the man searched his home and found the backpack missing from a closet in the bedroom.
Garage door damaged, cars searched in Brighton
On Feb. 4, a Brighton man reported that the garage door of his home, located on the 10000 block of Cartier Dr., had been forced open and his cars had been searched, according to a police report from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.
According to the report, the garage service door was forced open and damaged, but no items were reported missing from the two vehicles inside.