Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Garage robbed of accessories

This story was published by the Ypsilanti Daily Press on Friday, November 16, 1934.

Articles valued at approximately $150 were taken when the garage at the Benjamin Stevenson residence, three miles west of Ypsilanti, on Washtenaw Rd., was broken into early this morning and two autommobiles and a house car trailer stripped.

Three tires, two wheels, a radio, automobile tools and supplies, gasoline from both machines, and linen and towels from the house trailer were the articles missing this morning when an investigation was made by Trooper William Barry of the local state poplice post.

It is believed that the garage was broken into some time between midnight and 6:30 this morning. Mr. Stevenson discovered the loss when went to the garage preparatory to leaving for his work in Detroit.

Tire tracks, apparently from a truck, were discovered in a field near the garage, where the thief or thiefs turned their vehicle around.