2017-06-15 / Blotter

Police Blotter

Officer tackles Retail Fraud

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On June 10 at approximately 5:32 p.m., an officer had just exited his vehicle at a business in the 6100 block of S. Saginaw when he observed a male in a hoodie with a backpack being pursued by a female store employee who was asking to see his receipt.

The 24-year- old Grand Blanc male continued on foot ignoring her and the officer intervened, ordering him to stop. The male abandoned a basket of merchandise and ran into a grassy area behind another business, continuing to ignore commands to stop at which point he was tackled by the officer to detain him. Upon being questioned he admitted to theft of the backpack and other merchandise valued at approximately $32 and said he had previously shoplifted but this was the first time he had been caught. He was arrested and lodged in the Flint City jail and is facing charges of Retail Fraud. — P.S.

Food order ends in warrant

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On June 102 at approximately 9:51 p.m., in the 5500 block of E. Hill Road officers were called to a food establishment for report of unknown trouble. Upon arrival, the spoke with the business owner who stated a 47-year- old Grand Blanc male who was upset about a food order had entered the kitchen area, yelled and aggressively swung and pushed the owner. The owner refunded the man’s cost to get him out of the store and provided a description of the man and his vehicle for further investigation. Officers went to the suspects home and were told by one family member that he was not there and by another that he was, but he refused to speak with officers who are pursuing a warrant on charges of assault. — P.S.

Drugs found in cell phone

FENTON — On May 28, at approximately 4:23a.m., officers were called to 3200 block of Holly Road for a 34-yearold Flint male who had been arrested by Livingston County officers on an outstanding warrant. He was transported to the Genesee County jail and during processing, his cell phone case was removed. Between the phone and case, officers found a movie ticket folded and containing approximately .24 grams of a suspected Controlled Substance which was added to his warrant charges. — P.S.

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