UPDATE: Cadillac Man Accused of Stealing from Nine TC Businesses
The man accused of stealing from Traverse City businesses has been charged.
Traverse City Police arrested a man they say stole more than $750 in merchandise from nine businesses downtown earlier in January.
Police found the Andrew Blackmer near Horizon Books — with this 4-year-old son — and a knife and knife sharpener they believe he stole from a local store. More stolen items were found in his car.
Blackmer was arrested and child was turned over to his mother. Blackmer is charged with three counts of retail fraud.