West side Detroit residents find trail of vandalism in car break-ins


A Detroit woman was enraged after finding the windows to her vehicle smashed and broken glass left behind.

Her vehicle wasn't the only one broken into and vandalized in her neighborhood on Archdale on the west side. Janeen Crumpton said her car paperwork and lip-gloss she sells was stolen as well.

"We came out and saw our Windows broken out," said a victim who wants to remain anonymous. "It is so sad because we work so hard to keep our stuff up to par."

Police were called to the scene and investigators checked out damage to multiple vehicles that happened in the early morning hours of Monday. Neighbors discovered their neighborhood was the scene of the same criminal activity just last week.

"I just found out today that they hit the other end of the block last Sunday," Crumpton said.

As the police investigation continues, residents say they hope evidence left behind in some of these vehicles will lead to an arrest.

"There's blood in two cars out here, so hopefully they find out who did it with blood testing right now," one resident said.

Residents are frustrated, saying this crime is costing them money they can't afford to spend.

"This is a $500 deductible," Crumpton said.

"Four windows gone," said one resident. "Six hundred dollars ... that we don't have."

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