Rx meds stolen in house break-in
Someone reportedly broke into a woman's house and a bottle of prescription pills.
The drug, neurotin, is an anticonvulsant, often prescribed for anti-anxiety drugs such as Xanax.
State officials classified as controlled substance earlier this year, chiefly over concern about harmful effects when the drug is combined with opioid drugs.
The break-in was reported July 4 in the 4200 block of Buckingham Road.
Police said someone pried open to the front door
Auto burglar steals over $ 1,700 worth of items
Someone broke into two vehicles parked outside the Planet Fitness gym, 2560 Crooks Road and stole two purses containing cash, ID, credit and gift cards.
The women both reported theft about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.
Police said someone used a screwdriver to break door handle locks on a Jeep Liberty and a GMC Youkon.
The owner of the Youkon lost about $ 1,100 worth of items, including the value of her purse.
The estimated loss of property stolen from the owner of the Jeep was about $ 670, police said.
Vandal caught on video damaging window
Someone caused $ 800 in damage after throwing an unknown object at a business window and breaking it.
The vandalism was reported July 5 at the EZ storage business at 25538 Woodward Ave.
Police said he was caught on video throwing something at the window.
After breaking the window the person walked away.
Police have not identified a suspect in the case.
Royal Oak man caught urinating in public
A Royal Oak was arrested after police said he was spotted urinating against a building on Main Street on July 7.
Police said they spotted the man, 47, standing up against an apartment building near the Hyatt hotel near University about 2:40 a.m.
The man was intoxicated and he is charged with a misdemeanor in the incident.
Meijer employee faces embezzlement charge
A Royal Oak woman faces embezzlement charge after police said she tried to steal clothing while working at Meijer, 5150 Coolidge.
Police said the woman, 63, worked at a Starbucks coffee kiosk inside the store. Loss prevention employees contacted the police on theft Monday afternoon.
The police said they were wearing clothing and shopping bags.
Loss prevention officers arrested the woman when she tried to leave the store without paying for the clothes, worth an estimated $ 134.
– Mike McConnell
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