Police suspect foul play as flames destroy Shiawassee County home

SHIAWASSEE COUNTY, MI – Police suspect a Saturday night house fire in Shiawassee County was not an accident.

Troopers responded to reports of a fire at 8:15 p.m., Oct. 10 in the 1500 block of South Riniel Road in Venice Township about 20 minutes west of Flint, said Michigan State Police in a release.

Upon arrival, troopers found a two-story single-family home engulfed in flames, police said. The residence and a nearby parked truck were both destroyed, police said.

There were no occupants in the home at the time of the fire, police said. No further details were immediately available, though police acknowledged circumstances of the incident are “considered suspicious” at this time.

The Lennon Fire Department assisted on scene.

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Carmel police seeking info on suspect in repeated tool thefts from home improvement store

The latest theft of cordless finishing nailers occurred on Friday, Sept. 11 at the Lowe’s in Carmel.

CARMEL, Ind. — Police in Carmel are searching for a man believed to be involved in the theft of tools on several occasions from a home improvement store.

Investigators shared three surveillance photos of the suspect, including one from the latest alleged theft on Friday, Sept. 11, at the Lowe’s store in Carmel. Police believe the same suspect is involved in the other two thefts of cordless finishing nailers, as well. 

The white male suspect, who is described as standing between 5-feet-5-inches and six-feet tall and weighing between 150-170 pounds, was last seen wearing a green Indiana Pacers t-shirt, blue shorts and a black-and-white hat. He was wearing a blue Indianapolis Colts facemask during the alleged theft on Sept. 11.

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