Man accused of stealing door parts from Detroit T-shirt shop - Los Angeles Local News | FOX 11 LA KTTV

Man accused of stealing door parts from Detroit T-shirt shop

Posted: Updated:
Surveillance image showing the suspect outside the Can You Picture This? T-Shirt shop. Surveillance image showing the suspect outside the Can You Picture This? T-Shirt shop.
DETROIT (WJBK) -

A surveillance video shows a guy that appeared to be a handyman handling his business on a sunny Sunday making sure a security door was secure and locked up tight.  However, the cops say he is the criminal.

"The locks were broken, and it looked like someone had broken in," said shop owner Clayton Carter.  "Someone could've just came in and had a free for all."

A man was caught on camera allegedly stealing parts from a heavy duty roll down door at Can You Picture This T-Shirt shop in Detroit.

So they setup their own sting operation and lured the suspect to a different spot, a bogus job to bust him.  He took the bait.  Carter called Detroit police in because his crew wanted the cops to watch what was about to go down.

"The police took a report and said that's all they can do for right now," Carter said.  "He said, well, I'm completely sorry guy.  My boss told me to do it."

The suspect's boss at Pro Line Doors said that is a lie and admitted to us that his employee did steal from the store, but broke the law all by himself.

"Truth is that somebody did steal, the employee did steal, and we're making it right," said the owner of PRO Line Doors.  "He's no longer with the company after this."

Detroit police came back to the shop, took a good look at the video, cuffed the suspect and then put him in the back of a cruiser.

"Finally, I feel like justice has been served," said Carter.  "They came and arrested the guy and took him to jail for stealing my stuff."

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Easter Sunday benefit for Steve Utash and crime victims

    Easter Sunday benefit for Steve Utash and crime victims

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:46 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:46:19 GMT
    Since his near death beating by a mob, family, friends and total strangers have rallied around Steven Utash. The latest show of support was on Easter Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church in Detroit.
    Since his near death beating by a mob, family, friends and total strangers have rallied around Steven Utash. The latest show of support was on Easter Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church in Detroit.
  • Wanted suspect arrested for high profile crimes

    Wanted suspect arrested for high profile crimes

    Sunday, April 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-04-21 03:43:01 GMT
    A wanted suspect connected to serious crimes in Metro Detroit is now in custody. Ray Slayton, 47, was arrested Sunday morning at a hotel in Warren on felony drug charges.
    A wanted suspect connected to serious crimes in Metro Detroit is now in custody. Ray Slayton, 47, was arrested Sunday morning at a hotel in Warren on felony drug charges.
  • Recall: Kraft Foods recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners

    Recall: Kraft Foods recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners

    Sunday, April 20 2014 9:36 PM EDT2014-04-21 01:36:39 GMT
    Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners' packages.
    Kraft Foods is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners' packages.
Powered by WorldNow

KTTV FOX 11
1999 S. Bundy Dr.
Los Angeles CA 90025

Main: (310) 584-2000
News Tips? (310) 584-2025

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices