With public’s help, police arrest suspect in Farmington break-ins

Tips from the public helped Farmington Public Safety make an arrest in the New Year’s Day burglaries at Mi Mosa and Brown Dog Creamery in downtown Farmington.

David Reese
David Scott Reese is pictured left looking into a security camera at a downtown Farmington business and right, in a booking photo. (Farmington Public Safety)

Detroit resident David Scott Reese, 55, was taken into custody on January 8 outside of a home in Detroit. According to a press release, Reese has a long criminal history for burglary and was on parole after serving time in prison.

Reese is being held in Wayne County and will be arraigned on two counts of burglary. Each count carries a penalty of 10 years in prison.

“We are grateful to those who called in tips leading to the identity and arrest of the suspect in this case,” Public Safety Director Frank Demers said. “This is a shining example of how concerned community members came together to help us apprehend a dangerous career criminal.”