2018-06-14 / Blotter

Police Blotter

High BAC driver arrested

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On June 9 at 1:26 a.m., dispatch officials advised officers on patrol to be on the lookout for a reckless driver in a dark-colored SUV. An officer observed a black Jeep southbound on Holly Road from I-75 and noted the drive was straddling both southbound lanes of Holly Road and also ran off the edge of the road and had difficulty maintaining the traffic lane. A traffic stop was initiated and the officer spoke with a 30-year-old Holly female was asked how much she had to drink, and replied, “Too much”. The officer found the suspect to smell of the odor of intoxicants and she failed field sobriety tests, scoring a .25 on the Preliminary Breath Test. She was arrested on suspicion of Operating Under the Influence and processed. She submitted to additional Blood Alcohol Content testing and scored a .22 and .22 and was lodged in the Flint City jail. — P.S.

Indecisive shoplifter fails to escape

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On June 10 at 4:18 p.m. in the 6300 block of S. Saginaw, a 36-year-old Flint Twp. female was observed leaving a local business with a cart full of merchandise. A loss prevention officer observed her then return the cart to the store with approximately $440 worth of merchandise and return to her vehicle, a gray Saturn. She then returned to the store to retrieve her purse in the cart. She was tracked down via her license registration. At her home, her father identified her and said she had a drug problem. The incident is pending further investigation. — P.S.

Man steals truck to go camping

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On June 6 at approximately 8:12 p.m., officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 6200 block of S. Saginaw where a sales representative reported a 37-yearold Burton male had taken a 2002 pickup truck for a test drive at approximately 11:45 a.m. and had not returned. The business had tried to contact the suspect several times with no success and the vehicle was entered into the database as stolen. The suspect was not found at the address listed on his Michigan Identification card. On June 9th, officers of the West Branch Michigan State Police post reported they had found the male and the truck at a local campground and arrested him on several outstanding warrants and made arrangements for the recovery of the vehicle and the suspects transportation to Genesee County to face charges on its theft. — P.S.

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