Trenton Police Track Down Alleged Wallet Thief

The following information was supplied by the Trenton Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

tracked down and arrested an alleged wallet thief at about 7:50 p.m. Sept. 1 at on West Road and Newman.

Officers received a description of a man suspected of stealing a wallet from a resident of Gibraltar from the Gibraltar Police Department.

Gibraltar police said the suspect was a white male with a slim build who resides in Belleville and was last seen walking from West Jefferson Avenue and Slocum Street toward West Road and wearing blue jeans and a black shirt.

A Trenton officer began looking for the suspect and saw a man matching the description of the suspect walking into Happy's Pizza. The officer entered the business, identified the 24-year-old man and arrested him.

Officers later found the man had a fugitive warrant our of Pittsfield Township. Trenton police turned him over to the Gibraltar Police Department for processing.

At the time of the man's arrest, police found a syringe and a medical marijuana card that did not belong to him. The card belonged to the person who reported the wallet stolen.

For questions on police reports contact Patch editor Nate Stemen natestemen@patch.com.


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