FBI: Berkley Bank Thief Matches Description of Royal Oak Robbery Suspect
Find out what crimes made headlines in neighboring communities over the past week.
The following information was supplied by area police departments. A criminal charge is only an accusation, and does not indicate convictions.
The FBI says the male suspect, who wore a black mask and escaped on foot Monday, is an "alleged serial armed robber" who could be linked to several other recent bank robberies in Metro Detroit.
Around 6 p.m. Jan. 30, Ferndale Police arrested Lance Richard Petway, 42, of Royal Oak, for drunken driving.
The Farmington Hills man was transported to the hospital with a broken leg and bruises, police say.
Officials from the Bloomfield Township Police Department continue to encourage residents to remain vigilant about protecting their identities and not using their street-side mailboxes following two more fraud investigations opened this week.
According to a Troy Police report, two homes within the city were victimized by "cat" burglars during the overnight hours of Jan. 30.