'Project X'-Inspired House Party Broken Up and More

The following information was provided by the West Bloomfield Township Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Recent reports included the following:

Project X-inspired house party broken up

Police followed Twitter to the beginnings of a house party in West Bloomfield which later revealed a home invasion, according to Lt. Tim Diamond.

In the night hours of April 22, Diamond said, police following Twitter noticed that a house party was being mentioned as planned for the 6100 block of Lydia Court. Diamond added that as the house is in foreclosure, the mention appeared to be modeled after the recent movie release Project X, a comedy-drama about three friends who plan a house party that spins out of control. 

Police responded to the home and turned away "dozens" of cars filled with teenagers and young adults, according to Diamond, then returned to the home later that night for a check-up. Once there, they discovered that a door had been kicked in, several rooms were damaged by flooding and copper pipes were taken in, police suspect, an incident occurring weeks prior, according to Diamond. Police are investigating and have no suspects.

Power tools taken from clubhouse

Police are investigating what they suspect to be theft of several thousands worth in power tools, according to Diamond.

Police reported to the 2200 block of Bordeaux, at a clubhouse in a condominium complex, for a report of home invasion, Diamond said. Police report that a maintenance supervisor working for the complex had his tools stolen sometime overnight April 26-27. Police have no suspects.

Car stolen from driveway, another stolen found nearby

Police are investigating what they suspect to be connected car thefts in the 5100 block of West Bloomfield Lake Road, according to Diamond. A resident reported their car, an unlocked Honda CRV, as having been stolen from their driveway sometime overnight April 26-27, Diamond said.

Police reporting to the scene found another car which had been reported as stolen from West Bloomfield in the 4800 block of South Knoll Road, Diamond said, adding that it is common in reports of vehicle theft for one of lesser quality to be found at the scene of another. Police have no suspects.

If you have any information about these incidents, you can call West Bloomfield Police at (248) 975-9200. For questions about this report, email tim.rath@patch.com.


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