2018-10-18 / Blotter

Police Blotter

Woman cited for Retail Fraud

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Oct. 12 at approximately 3:56 p.m., officers responded to a report of a retail fraud in the 61000 block of S, Saginaw. Upon arrival, a loss prevention officer said he was on the floor when he observed a 41-year-old Flint woman he observed select body wash in the beauty area and place it under her coat in the cart. She then went to grocery and selected some bagged candy and also placed that under her coat. She returned to the beauty area and took other items and again concealed them and then picked up some other merchandise. She went through the self-checkout and scanned all but the items under her coat, worth $75.64. She was ticketed and released. — P.S.

Man assaulted, car stolen from party

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Oct. 147 at 1:46 a.m., officers responded to a complaint of a stolen car I the 6300 block of Garden Home Drive. Upon arrival the spoke with the complainant who said four males approached him while he was in the yard, knocked him to the ground, assaulted him. He appeared to be bleeding from the side of his face and around the nose. He said they made him give them everything in his pockets, including the keys to his friend’s car, a 2008 Saturn Aura. They also took his and the friends’ cell phones, $30 in cash and his debit card. The friend reported the car contained her pink purse with her ID and credit card in it but she didn’t see the assault. The victim initially denied medical attention but was later transported to the hospital. Police attempted to locate the stolen vehicle to no avail. The incident is pending further investigation. Anyone with information may contact the police at 810-424-2611. — P.S.

Suspect of multiple OWI’s arrested

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Oct. 16 at 2:08 a.m., an officer on patrol in the area of Hill and Fenton Roads observed a Chevy Suburban with full window tinting all around the vehicle drive past where he was parked, and followed the vehicle which shortly thereafter made an abrupt turn into a driveway. The officer continued down the road but observed the vehicle then exit the driveway and continue south on Fenton Road and followed him into another driveway in the 1100 block of Hill. The officer performed a traffic stop and upon speaking with the driver, a 41-year-old Flint male, found him to smell of the odor of intoxicants. He failed field sobriety tests and blew a Preliminary Breath Test of .18. The vehicle search turned up a cup ¾ full of what was believed to be liquor and a wallet identifying the man with a name other than what he gave the officer. His actual ID was found to be wanted on a warrant for domestic assault and to have a history of Operating While Intoxicated for which he was then arrested. Additional breath testing scored a .22. He was lodged in the Genesee County jail. — P.S.

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