Tag Archives: Dos Hermanos

Ypsi immigration interview: Sunny Smith and Michael McAtee

A few days ago, after posting an exit interview with my friend Josh, I mentioned that I needed to take a break from interviewing people who were leaving Ypsi for a while, and focus instead on interesting, new people moving into our community. Well, shortly after posting that, I received an email from a reader […]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Josh Chamberlain

Tonight’s interviewee is Josh Chamberlain. I first met Josh when he was about eleven years old. If I’m not mistaken, it was at his sister Amelia’s first birthday party, probably right around the time that the black and white photo of them to the right was taken. Josh turned out to be a pretty incredible […]

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Bewernitz pleads guilty to Beezy’s and Dos Hermanos break-ins

Remember that guy who was arrested a few months ago for, among other things, breaking into Beezy’s and stealing a safe? Well, according to a comment left earlier today by a reader calling himself Burt Reynolds, the guy pled guilty in court today. Here’s Burt’s first-hand report. …Today I was sitting in Court (business, not […]

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Wanted poster issued for suspect in Downtown Ypsi burglary spree

Remember a few days ago, in that post about the late-night break-in at Beezy’s, I mentioned how the police had a suspect? Well, they released a name and photo today. The man’s name is Daniel Thomas Bewernitz. From what I understand, he’s 30, and just recently moved to Ypsi from Detroit. As of right now, […]

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Ypsi Immigration Interview: Lee Azus

To make up for yesterday’s Ypsi Exit Interview, which seems to have upset a few folks, here’s another in my series of Ypsi Immigration Interviews. I hope you enjoy it. MARK: What’s your name, and what is it that you do? LEE: My name is Lee Azus. I owned a bookstore for 15 years in […]

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