Houghton Police arrest suspect for string of laundromat larcenies

Published: Oct. 3, 2022 at 5:58 PM EDT
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HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - The Houghton Police Department is investigating several reports of theft from vehicles at the Gateway Laundromat.

On Thursday, Sept. 29, police received a complaint of a subject spotted going through vehicles in the laundromat’s parking lot.

Officers located a 40-year-old man at the scene who was taken into custody. The suspect was lodged at the Houghton County jail for a probation violation and a warrant was executed for the individual’s residence where the stolen items were found.

Charges will be sought for the larcenies.

Throughout the investigation, officers found that numerous vehicles from downtown Houghton were broken into and items were stolen.

There could be additional vehicles that were broken into and not reported. If you have any information, please contact the Houghton Police Department. This is an ongoing investigation.