According to a news release issued by the Washtenaw County Sheriff;s Office, York Township Deputies are investigating a breaking & entering and attempted arson that occurred at the old Girl Scout camp located at 8483 Crane Road on Jan 5. A lodge was broken into and unknown suspect(s) attempted to set fire to a shed. No arrests have been made at this time. The incident remains under investigation by area deputies.
This location has been experienced a number of break ins and destruction of property complaints in recent months.
If you have any information regarding this incident please contact the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office at 911, through our confidential tip line (734) 973-7711 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak-UP.
Burglars are opportunistic and look for the easiest way in and out. The more you can secure your property the less likely you are to have your home broken into.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff's office provides these tips to protect your property:
Prune your shrubs
Draw the blinds
Don't advertise new purchases
Get motion sensors for lights
Set timers for indoor lights
Reinforce strike plate on doors
Shield windows near doors
Lock all doors and windows
Install and always set a home alarm
Get a dog
Know your neighbors
Join neighborhood watch
Tran Longmoore is a veteran community journalist. He is founder and owner of TheSalinePost.com. He is co-publisher of The Saline Post weekly newspaper. Email him at [email protected] or call him at 734-272-6294.