ROSEVILLE (WWJ) – A 12-week-old Yorkshire Terrier puppy who was stolen during a home invasion in Roseville has been returned to its rightful owners.
Police say Trixie Belle was returned to her pet parents Wednesday after being taken from their home on Arlington Street on July 16.
Investigators say numerous tips from the public led them to information on two suspects who lived in the area where several home invasions were taking place.
Detectives following up on those tips were able to generate enough probable cause to execute search warrants at homes located in the 26000 block of Normandy and Waldorf Streets in Roseville.
Once executed, a search of these homes led to the recovery of numerous televisions, computers, tools and a menagerie of high-end bicycles all believed to have been stolen in recent weeks in and around the 11 Mile and I-94 area of the city.
Follow up investigation led detectives to an Eastpointe home where Trixie Belle was discovered. She was recovered unharmed.
Roseville Detectives arrested a 17-year-old Roseville man for his part in the home invasions and concealing of the stolen items with in the Normandy street home, and a 29-year-old Eastpointe woman for receiving and concealing the stolen puppy.
Detectives are also currently looking for the 19-year-old Roseville man who allegedly resides in the Waldorf Street home for his part in these crimes.
The two suspects currently in custody reportedly told investigators that they were waiting for the “heat to die down” so they could attempt to sell Trixie Belle.
The two suspects are expected to arraigned Thursday in Roseville’s 39th District Court on charges yet to be determined by the Macomb County Prosecutors Office.