Suspected Burglar Picks Bad Spot to Leave Getaway Bicycle
(Ferndale Police, Aug. 25, 2015)
On 08/22/15 at about 6:30 a.m. Ferndale Police arrested Dangelo Montaris JORGENSEN for breaking into a home on the 900 Block of W. Oakridge, and for breaking into a car in the same area.
A resident stated that he was backing out of his driveway when he backed over a bicycle. He was surprised by this because there was not supposed to be anything behind his truck. He got out,
removed the bicycle and found a jacket lying with bicycle. The jacket felt heavy and upon inspection he found that it contained 3 cell phones. Dew did not see anybody around. He went
inside to call the police.
When police responded, JORGENSEN was on the sidewalk and claimed that the resident who phoned was wrongfully keeping JORGENSEN’s property. JORGENSEN lied about his identity by giving officers a false name.
Upon further investigation, officers found that JORGENSEN had a wallet and a watch in his pocket. The wallet had identification to a man who lived on Withington Street in Ferndale. Police contacted the man and upon inspection he found his wallet and the watch JORGENSEN had were stolen from his unlocked car.
During the investigation, a woman phone FPD and said she found a computer in a computer bag on Cambourne near Livernois. It turned out that this computer was stolen from inside the house on Withington where the car was broken into.
JORGENSEN admitted to stealing the car and the house.
He was arrested and later arraigned on charges:
- Home Invasion 1st Degree – a 20 year felony
- Larceny – 1 year misdemeanor
He is being held on $20,000 bond.
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