Fight leads to knifing arrest
FLINT TWP. — Police were called to a residence in the 1500 block of Hillside Drive at about 1:15 a.m. on March 6. Officers learned a fight had taken place involving several people. One person had sustained a knife wound but reports did not indicate if medical treatment was needed. Police arrested the person in possession of the knife who was described as a 39- year-old white male. He was jailed and awaiting arraignment on charges of felonious assault.
Weekend armed robbery
FLINT TWP. — Police were called to the Motel 6 on Austin Parkway at about 8:50 p.m. on March 4. A front desk employee informed police a male came in the establishment, jumped over the counter and ordered that the cash drawer be opened. He indicated he had a weapon. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of money. He was described as a darkskinned black male in his late 20s to early 30s, around five-foot-eight-inches tall and weighing 200 pounds.
FLINT TWP. — Police responded at about 8:30 p.m. on March 2 to calls about a suspicious vehicle in the 3400 block of Beveridge Road. They located a 36-year-old white male in the vehicle with a firearm. He was arrested on multiple weapons offenses including being near a school and because of the type of weapon. Police confiscated a converted shotgun. Reports did not indicate why the suspect was there.
Retail fraud arrest
FLINT TWP. — At about 5:45 p.m. on March 1, Police were dispatched to Macy’s department store at Genesee Valley Center on Linden Road where there was a retail theft in progress. Security officers had observed two men gathering clothing and leaving the store without paying. They fled on foot but ultimately were taken into custody and charged with retail fraud, resisting arrest and obstruction. Police recovered stolen items valued at more than $1,000. Suspects were described as Flint males ages 18 and 19.
Catalytic converters stolen
FLINT TWP. — Police responded to a complaint at about 8 p.m. on March 1 at Patsy Lou Fine Cars on Miller Road that several vehicles on the lot were missing catalytic converters. The complainant discovered the theft after starting one of the vehicles and noticing that it made a loud noise. About 10 vehicles were subsequently determined to be missing converters. It is speculated that the thefts took place between 6 p.m. Feb. 26 and 8 a.m. Feb. 28.
Theft at Family Dollar store
FLINT TWP. — Police are looking for a woman accused of robbing a Family Dollar store in the 3400 block of Flushing Road. Reports say a black female, about age 40, entered the store and threatened to shoot an employee. She took a comforter and was last seen headed eastbound through the parking lot. She was described as being of thin build and wearing a dark green coat with a fur collar and a burgundy knit cap. The incident occurred at about 3:50 p.m. on March 5. — Compiled by Rhonda S. Sanders