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Police Blotter: GPS, Gasoline Stolen From Vehicles, Car Windows Broken

The following information was supplied by the Clawson Police Department.

Highlights from recent reports to the :

Larceny from auto

A Clawson man told police someone stole a GPS and an unknown amount of silver change from his unlocked truck some time between Saturday night and Sunday morning.

The victim reported his truck was parked in his driveway on the 600 block of West Elmwood and he discovered Sunday morning that the glove box and center console had been opened. The truck was not damaged and there were no witnesses or suspects.

Gasoline stolen from vehicles

A Clawson man reported that someone stole $65 worth of gasoline from two vehicles parked in his driveway on the 600 block of West Baker some time Monday morning.

The victim told police his blue work van had a full tank of gas before Monday morning and when he got in the vehicle, the gauge was down to a half tank. The police report said the man noticed a trail of gasoline on the side of the truck. The victim said he checked the second vehicle, a red pickup, and the gas gauge was down from a half tank to a quarter tank. The victim said he keeps all sets of keys to the vehicles, according to the police report. There were no suspects or witnesses.

Car windows broken

  • Two Clawson women reported that someone broke the driver's side window of a vehicle that was parked outside their home some time before Sunday evening. A police report said the vehicle was parked on the 200 block of Highland Avenue. One of the victims said she believes the incident happened Saturday night. Nothing was taken from the vehicle. There were no suspects or witnesses.
  • Another Clawson resident told police someone broke the rear sliding window out of a F-250 pickup that was parked on the 1300 block on Anderson. The report said the incident occurred Sunday.

For questions about this report, email nicquel.terry@patch.com. Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call Clawson Police at 248-435-5000.

Maudit Calisse April 20, 2012 at 12:40 AM
If the victim is able to give them the gps product code, could they then track the thief? Hopefully he gets caught.. for gps reviews http://tomtomreviews.info
Jon Ruthenbeck April 25, 2012 at 10:27 PM
Publicly available GPS Receivers, yes they are only receivers, do not transmit your location. They receive data from the 12 Terrestrial Satellites available for public use and convert that data into the information displayed on the screen. If the Police happened to recover a GPS, they might be able to recover any information that was added by the user since the GPS was stolen to try and track the locations that it has visited.

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