Break-ins Reported at Vacant Trenton Properties

On Oct. 29, a 57-year old Grosse Ile man reported to Trenton police that someone had broken into a vacant office building on the 2000 block of Riverside drive in Trenton sometime between 3 p.m. on Oct. 29 and 10 a.m. on Oct. 30.

According to the report, an unknown number of people broke into the building prying open a rear window and took items worth up to $1,400.

Among the items stolen include a small hot water tank ($200), 200 feet of electrical wire ($400), and one small silver drinking fountain ($800).

At this point, Trenton police have no witnesses or suspects.

Vacant home broken into

On Oct. 26, a vacant house on the 200 block of W. Jefferson was broken into.

The house, which is currently bank-owned and empty, is currently on the real estate market. According to police, the break-in happened between Oct. 24 and Oct. 25, and the lock box that was on the front door was gone.

The only thing taken was the copper piping in the basement, valued at $12,000. There are no known suspects or witness at this time, according to police.

To read the original post that appeared online on November 7, 2013, on the Trenton/Grosse-Ile Patch, go to


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