A man accused of driving a Toyota Avalon stolen from a Bloomfield Township gym was arraigned on Thursday, July 15, and held in jail on a $75,000 cash bond. Bloomfield Township police said George Henry Marshall Parker, 25, of Pontiac was driving the stolen car two days earlier when an Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop the car and a short chase ensued. Parker allegedly crashed the car near an apartment complex in Waterford, then got out and ran from authorities.
About 200 feet of copper wire was stolen during an overnight burglary on Friday, July 9, at a DTE Energy facility in the 1900 block of Orchard Lake Road, police said. Bloomfield Township police said a supervisor at the building reported that an intruder entered the facility sometime between 11:30 p.m. on July 9 and 12:15 a.m. on July 10. About 200 feet of number 2 copper wire was taken. Employees observed the suspected burglar hiding and chased him from the property. The case
A catalytic converter was stolen on Friday, July 16, from a vehicle parked at a Bloomfield Township Starbuck’s in the 2100 block of S. Telegraph, police said. Bloomfield Township police responded about 6:10 p.m. to Starbuck’s, 2166 S. Telegraph, for a theft complaint. The victim, an employee, told officers someone took the catalytic converter off of her vehicle while she was working. The theft occurred sometime between 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.