Parole Absconder Charged in Ferndale Attempted Home Invasion

The suspect was arraigned Tuesday in 43rd District Court.

The suspect in Friday's attempted home invasion in Ferndale was arraigned on Tuesday in 43rd District Court.

Jeffrey Paul Reiher, a 32-year-old parole absconder, was charged with first-degree attempted home invasion - a five-year felony. Magistrate Patrick Brennan arraigned Reiher and set bond at $50,000 cash/surety, according to a press release from police.

The suspect had been shot at by the homeowner during the attempted home invasion, which took place on Edgewood Place on Friday.

The homeowner had discovered that his home was being attacked by an unknown person around 10:45 a.m. Friday and fired his handgun at the suspect, police said. The suspect then fled to a waiting stolen Ford Ranger pickup truck. Read the full story here.

On Sunday night, Ferndale Police dispatch received a call from a person who reported he saw the suspect's pick-up truck at a Marathon Gas Station in Redford and described the occupant of the truck, police said.

Ferndale Police called Redford Police, who responded to the area and arrested the suspect. He was then transferred to custody of the Ferndale Police Department.


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