A tip helped Dearborn police recover property from several garage and vehicle break-ins and arrest the men they think are responsible.
Police were tipped off at 1 a.m. on June 4 with a 911 call from some alert citizens who reported two suspicious individuals in the area of Vassar and Penn, according to a news release.
A 20-year adult and a juvenile, both males, were arrested.
Police said a rash of larcenies have been reported and many more may have gone unreported.
A search warrant was executed at one suspect’s home and police recovered a large amount of stolen property. Police are asking citizens to review photos of the stolen property in an attempt to return it to its rightful owners.
“Due to the vigilance of concerned citizens and the rapid response of the police, two habitual serial criminals who have adversely impacted the security of the community have been removed from the streets,” Police Chief Ronald Haddad said.
The adult, Joseph Daniel Trezil, was arraigned before Judge Mark Somers in 19th District Court on the following charges:
- Conspiracy to commit breaking and entering
- Possession of burglary tools
- Three counts conspiracy to commit larceny from a vehicle
- Receiving and concealing stolen property
- Conspiracy to commit larceny from a building
- Felony firearm
- Felon in possession of a firearm
- Weapons offense – possession of a Taser
- Habitual offender, third offfense
Bond was set at $100,000 cash bond. Trezil’s preliminary exam is scheduled for 9 a.m. June 13.The juvenile was taken to the Wayne County Youth Home and charges are expected.