Chesterfield Township man charged with stealing from neighbors

Police say 'self-described' heroin addict admitted to burglarizing homes on his street

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CHESTERFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A Chesterfield Township man is charged with stealing from several of his own neighbors.

Police said residents in the Salt Meadows subdivision on Zachary and Tom drives, began reporting daytime break-ins at their homes in September.

While investigating the string of break-ins on Friday, police said they were called again to the same area for a burglary alarm and a woman who said she heard someone in her kitchen.

Police said their investigation lead them to the home of 30-year-old Dennis Doan on Zachary Drive, who admitted he was responsible for Friday's break-ins and the previous ones in the neighborhood.

Police called Doan a "self-described" heroin addict. He was also found in possession of a stolen credit card from one of his neighbors.

He is charged with multiples counts of home invasion, uttering and publishing and possession of  a stolen credit card.

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