Cash stolen from safe in commercial burglary
FLINT TWP. — Someone threw a large brick through a store front window in the 5200 block of Corunna Road to gain entry then used tools inside the store to break into the safe. It happened after the store closed on April 19 and before opening the following morning, as reported to police on April 20. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the safe but nothing else appeared to be missing. No arrests have been made but police have leads and are checking with other local law enforcement agencies to determine a method of operation.
Flint men arrested for unlawful entry at vacant hotel
FLINT TWP. — At 3:15 a.m. on April 18, police were called to the Days Inn motel in the 2200 block of West Bristol Road in response to a call from a security guard who reported seeing people inside one of the vacant rooms. The hotel is not open for business. When police arrived, a couple of Flint men fled from the scene by car but were stopped and arrested. Charges of unlawful entry are pending.
Store employee charged with embezzlement
FLINT TWP. — On April 20 at about 1 p.m., police responded to a complaint in the 3200 block of Corunna Road about a store employee who had allowed a friend to come through her check-out line but did not charge the friend for all the items. The clerk subsequently admitted the items were for her. The 27-year-old Flint woman lost her job and was charged with embezzlement.
Burglary attempt through hole cut in roof of electronics store
FLINT TWP. — Police responded to a commercial burglary complaint on April 20 from an employee at the Best Buy electronics store in the 3600 block of Miller Road. Upon arrival, police found that someone had cut a hole in the roof of the building in an attempt to gain entry some time between closing on April 19 and the following morning. Nothing appeared to be stolen but rain coming through the roof might have damaged some wares inside. There are no suspects at this time.
Retail fraud arrest leads to destruction of property
FLINT TWP. — Police were called to the 4300 block of Corunna Road at 7:30 p.m. April 18 to assist store employees with a retail fraud attempt. An 18-year-old Flint woman had been caught concealing merchandise. When stopped, she resisted arrest and ended up breaking and damaging store property. She was charged with retail fraud, destruction of property and resisting arrest. — Compiled by Rhonda Sanders