2017-09-21 / Blotter

Police Blotter

CPS takes custody of child

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Sept. 15, at approximately 9:13 p.m., officers were patrolling in the area of Holly Road and I-75, when they noticed a silver van with no visible license plate and a broken brake light. Upon speaking with the driver, a 53-year-old Davisburg man, officers determined he was driving on an invalid license and had a warrant. His passenger, a 29-year-old Davisburg woman, said she was eight and a half months pregnant and also had her minor child with her, whom she had just picked up for visitation as she had lost custody of him due to previous drug use. The woman was also found to be in possession of two suspected heroin spoons and syringes, and stated she last used Friday. The male stated the baby was his but they had recently had a doctor visit and they weren’t sure it was alive, but they told the doctor they wanted to wait before taking any action. The woman was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, but Genesee County jail officials refused to take her due to her medical condition, so she was released. The driver was cited and released as his warrant was not in the local jurisdiction. — P.S.

Driver threatens woman, ends up on street

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Sept. 19 at approximately 12:09 a.m., officers were called to Mary Stafford Lane for a report of a vehicle that had almost crashed into a home. Upon arrival, they spoke with the victim who alleged a 21-year-old Grand Blanc man crashed into her trash cans and hit her vehicle in her driveway, narrowly missing her home, and she had heard him in a verbal altercation up the street just prior to that. She reported he was driving a silver SUV and when she attempted to confront him, he exited the vehicle and came after her and threatened her. She escaped safely to the house and called police, she said. While they were working the scene, Burton Police put out a lookout for a suspect matching the description and then dispatch reported the male was lying outside his vehicle. He was found on East Judd Road in Burton, lying partly under his vehicle, unconscious and covered in vomit. He was transported to the hospital and is pending charges from a blood draw warrant and further investigation. — P.S.

Woman alleged to have committed multiple retail frauds

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Sept. 16 at approximately 2 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 6100 block of South Saginaw Road for a report of a female wanted for retail fraud. Loss prevention officers reported the 45-year-old Flint woman had been there the previous evening, as well as other occasions per video research, and is a suspect at other stores. She allegedly swaps out bar codes for cheap items such as Chinese noodle and cornbread mix and scans them at the self-checkout instead of more expensive items, which she is suspected of selling afterwards. The previous evening she reportedly made off with DVDs, calculators, ink cartridges, and razors and a store employee, who attempted to stop her, was able to get a photo of her license plate. She was further identified by her parole officer and is being sought on a warrant for retail fraud charges. — P.S.

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