2018-07-19 / Blotter

Police Blotter

Addict arrested for retail fraud

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On July 14 at 6:15 p.m., officers responded to a Retail Fraud in progress in the 6100 Block of S. Saginaw. Upon arrival, loss prevention officers reported a maroon van had left southbound on S. Dort Hwy. The vehicle was caught by police and upon stopping the 28-year-old Grand Blanc female was observed throwing the stolen DVD’s under the van. She was removed from the van and placed in handcuffs on suspicion of Retail Fraud and prior to search was asked if she had anything which might be a danger to the officer. She admitted to having a used syringe in her purse and a glass Crack pipe was also found. Loss prevention officers attested they had observed her go to the DVD area take DVD’s then go to the restroom and didn’t have them but they were suspected to be in her purse when she left the store. The value was determined to be $89.92 and the suspect admitted she planned to sell them for drugs. She was arrested and lodged in the Flint City Jail. — P.S.

Slow speed leads to DUI arrest

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On July 13 at 1:16 a.m., officers on patrol noted a white Ford F-150 pickup truck traveling at 35 in a 45 mile per hour zone in the area of Center and Maple Roads. They followed the vehicle which drove over the center line twice and then conducted a traffic stop. Officers found the 68-year-old Flint male to smell of alcohol and the suspect admitted he had ‘two beers’. He then said he was also on prescription medication for a medical procedure and probably shouldn’t have been drinking. He failed field sobriety tests, scoring a .12 on the Preliminary Breath Test and was arrested and under further Blood Alcohol Level testing scored an additional .12. He was cited and released due to his medical issues and will face charges of Driving Under the Influence. — P.S.

Female cited and released on marijuana possession

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On July 15 at approximately 3:45 p.m., officers observed an 18-year-old Grand Blanc female whose vehicle was traveling 58 in a 45 mile per hour zone on northbound Fenton Road. Upon approaching the vehicle it was observed there was a flat serving tray in the rear of the vehicle which appeared to have marijuana residue on it and the officer smelled the odor of marijuana in the car. The female said she was heading to work at McDonald’s and wasn’t aware of the tray but had let her cousin borrow her car the previous evening. A K-9 officer was called and alerted on the vehicle which was searched and turned up a small glass bottle and plastic bag with loose marijuana as well as a small brown glass pipe. The driver was arrested but later cited and released and admitted some of the marijuana was hers. The drugs and paraphernalia were logged into evidence. — P.S.

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