2 arrested in Fruitport Twp. thefts from vehicles

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FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Two suspects in a series of thefts from vehicles in Fruitport Township are in custody.

The thefts happened late Monday night and early Tuesday morning, the Fruitport Township Police Department said in a release Tuesday night. Police did not say precisely how many vehicles were targeted or what was stolen.

Police say minutes after they released security camera video showing the persons of interest, officers received a tip identifying both men. Within an hour, the suspects were in custody.

Authorities are asking residents in the area of Brookmere Street, Creekview Lane, Pinewood Lane and Aspen Estates to check their vehicles for missing items. Police are working to return the stolen property. If you notice items missing, call the Fruitport Township Police Department at 231.865.8477.

Police reminded residents to lock the doors to their vehicles and garages and asked residents to report anyone behaving suspiciously to 911.

The case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 231.865.8477 or Silent Observer at 231.722.7463.

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