3 linked to thefts from vehicles in Harrison Township

Holly Fournier
The Detroit News

Three men were arraigned Monday on felony larceny charges after they allegedly were caught with dozens of items from recent Harrison Township car thefts, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Department.

Paul Michael Hranchook and Blake Jacob Stoll

Paul Michael Hranchook, 18, Blake Jacob Stoll, 18, and Anthony Dimitri Karpowitsch, 21, were arrested around 4:15 a.m. Sunday after a deputy on patrol spotted items reported stolen inside a parked vehicle. The three were found inside another vehicle nearby on South River, officials said.

The men each were charged with three counts larceny from a motor vehicle, which is a five-year felony. Hranchook and Stoll were released on $10,000 personal bonds while Karpowitsch is being held at the Macomb County Jail in lieu of a $10,000 cash or surety bond.

Anthony Dimitri Karpowitsch

They are expected back in court Feb. 27.

Deputies recovered 89 items believed to have been stolen from unlocked vehicles in Harrison Township, including GPS devices, tablets, credit cards, power tools, purses and numerous pair of sunglasses, officials said. The collection helped identify at least 20 victims from throughout the township.

Investigators are attempting to identify additional victims, officials said. More charges are expected as detectives pull together the cases.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Jerry Hanna at (586) 307-9358.


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