Mysterious Marshmallows with Nails and Fish Hooks Being Placed in Farmington Hills Neighborhood
(Farmington Hills Police, Jan. 19, 2023)
Farmington Hills, MI – The Farmington Hills Police Department is currently investigating several incidents in which residents have found marshmallows with tack nails or fishing hooks in them.
These marshmallows have been found placed in the front yards of homes in the area of Heritage Hills Drive and Hunters Whip Lane (14 Mile Road and Farmington Road).
The first incident was reported to the department in May of 2022, in the 30000 block of Hunters Whip Lane. The second incident was reported to the department in December of 2022, in the 33000 block of Heritage Hills Drive. The third incident was reported on January 15, 2023, in the 34000 block of Glouster Circle. The fourth, and most recent incident, was reported on January 18, 2023, at the intersection of Heritage Hills Drive and Hunters Whip Lane.
At this time, it is suspected that these marshmallows are being placed on the ground to attract and cause harm to area pets and or wildlife. To date, the department is not aware of any animals or individuals being harmed by these marshmallows.
Chief Jeff King asks residents in the area to contact police if they observe an individual or individuals acting suspiciously and to pay close attention to their pets when walking them to protect against eating these marshmallows.
The Chief asks anyone with information related to this investigation to please contact the Farmington Hills Police Department Command Desk at 248-871-2610.
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