2018-09-13 / Blotter

Police Blotter

Man orders food and leaves without paying

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Sept. 6 at approximately 2:35 p.m., officers responded to a report of a male who had entered a restaurant in the 6200 block of S. Saginaw, ordered a meal and attempted to leave without paying. Upon arrival, the waitress reported the man, who was described as being in his early 20’s, 5’ 9”, and 140 pounds with a straggly beard, later identified as a 22-year-old Burton male; had ordered spaghetti and grilled cheese and tried to leave without paying the bill of $14.49. She told him that would come out of her pay and he replied it wasn’t his problem. A manager who tried to intervene and make the man pay was pushed and slapped. On Sept. 10 an officer observed a male matching the suspect’s description and detained him for ID. He fled the scene on his bike but was apprehended near Porter Road on Hill. He was found to be wanted on warrants, was arrested and lodged in Genesee County jail facing a possible charge of larceny or defrauding an innkeeper and the warrant charges. — P.S.

Drunk driver charged

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Sept. 8 at 3:25 p.m., officers responded to a report of hit and run of a garage and other property 1100 block of Cool Ridge Road. Officers observed the suspect vehicle, a muddy red Ford Ranger in the neighborhood and conducted a traffic stop. The driver, a 25-year-old Grand Blanc male to be in a suspected said of intoxication, not able to balance while walking, with bloodshot, watery and glassy eyes and handcuffed him. He said he had been drinking with a friend in Waterford since 10 a.m. and had consumed about four shots of tequila, and two 12-ounce beers. He said he didn’t remember leaving the bar and didn’t know why he was in the subdivision but was trying to go to his house on Grand Blanc Road. He was given a Preliminary Breath Test, scoring .22 and arrested and lodged in the Genesee County jail on charges of Driving Under the Influence of Liquor. — P.S.

Speeders found to have crack

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Sept. 9 at 7:05 p.m., officers on patrol in the area of Holly Road and I-75 witnessed a gray Nissan with no front bumper speeding at 82 miles per hour in a 70 zone and conducted a traffic stop. They found the driver, a 29-year-old Bancroft female and her passenger, a 60-year-old Indiana female to have two different stories as to where they were coming from. A verbal warning was issued regarding the bumper. Permission to search the vehicle was requested and granted and the passenger was found to have an item commonly used as drug paraphernalia in her pocket after which the driver admitted to having crack cocaine in her bra which she handed over to the officers. She said they bought an “8-ball” (3.25 grams) for $225 and split it. The passenger’s cocaine was found under her sear. The drugs field tested positive for cocaine and they were arrested and lodged in the Genesee County jail on charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance. — P.S.

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