Suspect Flees Royal Oak Meijer After Alleged Theft, Causes Crash

Suspect Flees Royal Oak Meijer After Alleged Theft, Causes Crasht

(Royal Oak Police, Sept.11,2014)


On Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at 11 a.m., Edana Evette Moorer was charged with one count of Fleeing and Eluding Third Degree, which carries up to a five-year sentence, and one count of violating the Organized Retail Crime Act, which carries up to a five-year sentence. She was also charged with one count of Driving While License Suspended Second Offense, which carries up to a one-year sentence.

Moorer was arraigned by the Honorable Judge Derek Meinecke from the 44th District Court. Her bond was set Judy_Palmer30yearsat $15,500. Moorer’s next scheduled court date is set for Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in the 44th District Court, before the presiding Judge.

Moorer has prior convictions for Larceny, Larceny by False Pretenses, and Driving While License Suspended.

Previous News Release:

On Sept. 10, 2014, at 7 a.m., a Meijer loss prevention officer reported a female suspect committed a Retail Fraud and was leaving the store. Officers quickly responded to the business, located at 5150 Coolidge, and observed the lone suspect getting into a vehicle.

The suspect refused to stop for the officers and fled through the parking lot and continued eastbound on Meijer Drive. The suspect ran the red light at Crooks and Meijer Drive and was struck by a vehicle traveling seed010_todd_blakenshipnorthbound on Crooks. Two other vehicles, near the intersection, were damaged as a result of the crash.

The suspect, a 44-year-old Westland resident, was arrested for Retail Fraud and Fleeing and Eluding a Police Officer. The suspect was transported to the hospital for treatment. The occupants of the other vehicles involved in the accident were released at the scene.

The Royal Oak Police Criminal Investigations Division is investigating the incident.

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