Increase in moped and scooter theft near campus

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The Ann Arbor Police Department (AAPD) has received an increase in reports of moped and scooter theft.

At least seven mopeds have been reported stolen from student residence areas in Ann Arbor (neighborhoods east of Michigan Stadium along Church and Packard Streets) between July 4 and July 10. 

There are several ways you can help prevent moped and scooter theft. You are strongly encouraged to:

  • Always lock your moped or scooter
    • Use an ignition lock
    • Use wheel locks
    • Secure locks to another heavy object
  • Park your moped or scooter in a secure location, indoors if possible

If you are a victim of a break-in or larceny or see any suspicious behavior, you are encouraged to report it to the police.

DPSS can be reached by phone at (734) 763-1131, by email at and through the online reporting form.

AAPD can be reached by contacting their dispatch at (734) 994-2911, their Tip Line at (734) 794-6939 or by email at