2018-10-11 / Blotter

Police Blotter

Woman makes her own ‘BOGO sale’

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Oct. 7 at approximately 1:38 p.m., officers responded to a report of a retail fraud in the 61000 block of S, Saginaw. Upon arrival, asset protection officers said a 38-year-old Mundy Township woman had gone up to the self-scan area and had two each of several items and was observed to scan one and bag both. The value of the unscanned merchandise was $34.39 and the woman was ticketed and released. — P.S.

Inoperable equipment nets Drug bust

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Oct. 7 at 2:31 a.m., officers on routine patrol observed a vehicle without tail or brake lights on I-475 just north of Hill Road and initiated a traffic stop. Upon approached the driver, a 46-year-old Flint male, they could smell the odor of marijuana and asked if he had any in the vehicle. He admitted he did and that he didn’t possess a medical marijuana license. He was searched and found to be in possession of a large wad of cash, estimated at $800 and a vehicle search turned up a brown marijuana cigarette as well as a box of candy containing a bagged white powder like substance believed to be crack cocaine (4.3 grams). He was arrested and processed, including a seizure order for the cash, car and drugs and admitted he was on parole and probation. He faces charges of Possession with Intent to Deliver. — P.S.

Drunk Driver hunted down

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Oct. 6 at 1:33 a.m., officers were notified by dispatch of a traffic accident on Hill Road east of Center Road but when they got there the vehicle was unoccupied. The officer noted two other vehicles in the area and found the suspected driver in one of them and he admitted to the accident as well as having warrants. The driver, a 27-year-old Flint male, was found to have glassy, bloodshot eyes and admitted to drinking one beer. He refused medical attention, failed field sobriety tests and blew a Preliminary Breath Test of .11. After arrest and processing and additional breath test, he scored a .13. He was cited and released to the custody of a friend. — P.S.

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