New Baltimore police issue alert after prowler spotted on home security camera

Man recorded walking on driveway, looking inside cars

New Baltimore police issued an alert after a prowler was spotted on a home security camera. 

"Without the cameras, we never would have known anybody was there, either," said Brian Stone. 

Read more: Prowler flees when New Baltimore homeowner catches him looking through window, police say

Brian and Laura Stone now feel uneasy. Their security cameras recorded a man walking in their driveway and looking in their cars, but that's not it. 

"I couldn't sleep last night and I'm sitting up watching TV and someone is looking in my window," Laura Stone said.

She heard the cellphone alerts, but didn't think anything of them.

"When I heard it ping on my husband's phone, he was in bed. I thought it was my granddaughter coming home from work," she said.  

Seconds later, her husband showed her the video from his phone. "That was very scary," Brian Stone said. 

But not just for the Stones. It was also scary for their neighbors, including Rich Glaze.

"This is new. This is something I don't expect in New Baltimore," Glaze said. 

Now everyone, including their neighbor Jess Casper, is taking extra precautions. 

"You got to take a commonsense approach. Don't leave your car open. Don't leave expensive stuff inside your car," Casper said. 

"We're putting up new lighting so next time if he does come back, we'll have a better image of him," Stone said. 

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Larry Spruill

Larry Spruill Jr. joined the Local 4 News team in january 2018. He grew up as a military kid because his father is a retired Chief of the United States Air Force. Larry graduated from Valdosta State University in Georgia with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Mass Media. Before coming to Detroit, he worked at WJAX in Jacksonville, Florida.