Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton
These summaries are to provide general highlights of items of interest and do not necessarily reflect every incident responded to. Investigations of a nature or at a juncture where publicity may impair the outcome of a case are not generally listed.
From Midnight shift January 11, 2011 through Midnight shift on January 12, 2011.
FELONIOUS ASSAULT 11-1498
HOME INVASION 11-15712 ARRESTS MADE
On 01/11/2011, Deputies assigned to Lodi Township responded to the 7000 block of Lindemann Road (West of Alber Road) for a home invasion in progress. The Deputies arrived and found the homeowner holding the suspect, aforty-eight year-old male Saline resident, down on the side deck. The suspect was immediately arrested andinformation was attained that there was suspect vehicle, that was occupied by a female subject, in the immediatearea. Responding Deputies stopped the suspect vehicle in the area of Diuble Road and Pleasant Lake Road anddetermined the female driver, a forty-two year-old female Saline resident and wife to the male suspect, wasinvolved in the incident and was taken into custody .The Deputies discovered that two homeowners, a male and female, were inside the residence when they heard anoise in the kitchen area. The female resident went to investigate and saw the suspect in the kitchen. The suspect,who had a hammer in his hand, approached the victim and raised the hammer. The female homeowner fell back butwas not struck. The suspect attempted to flee out the side door and the male homeowner grabbed the suspect andthey fell onto the deck. The female homeowner then called 911 and the male homeowner struggled with the suspectand held him down until the Deputies arrived.The time of occurrence was at 12:11 PM on 01/11/2011.Both the male and female suspect were transported to the County Jail. The case will be turned over to the
Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s
Office for review.