Davison Police Blotter

Flint Police make warrant arrest at Chatwell

DAVISON TWP. — On Sept. 23 at 1 p.m. the City of Flint Police Department served a warrant on a 26-year-old Davison Township woman at Chatwell Estates on Lapeer Road at Gale Road. She was taken into custody on an outstanding operating under the influence of liquor warrant and was lodged in the Genesee County Jail.

Woman puts car into retention pond, arrested for OWI

DAVISON TWP. — A 25-year-old Forest Township woman was arrested Sept. 24 at 1:46 a.m. after a crash at Lapeer and Irish roads in which her car ended up in a retention pond at Meijer, 8089 Lapeer Rd.

Police on the scene administered sobriety tests, which the woman failed. She then took a portable Breathalyzer test (PBT) and it showed she had a blood alcohol reading of .16.

She was arrested without incident and lodged in the Genesee County Jail.

Catalytic converter thefts on the rise

DAVISON TWP. — Two local businesses suffered the theft of catalytic converters from some of their company vehicles recently.

On Sept. 24 at 8 a.m. police were called to D&W Awning, 8068 E. Court St., after employees discovered some had taken the catalytic converters off work vehicles in the parking lot and broke into a trailer where approximately $5,000 in tools were stolen.

Then, on Oct. 1 at 10:17 a.m. police were called to Holland Heating and Cooling, 9160 Lapeer Rd., after employees discovered the catalytic converters were stolen off seven work vehicles.

Police are still investigating both incidents.

Man arrested for OWI after speeding stop

DAVISON TWP. — On Sept. 24 at 10 p.m. a man driving along northbound State Road, just south of Lippincott was stopped by a police officer for driving 69 mph in a 55-mph zone. During the stop the officer noticed the man smelled of alcohol, was disheveled and was incoherent. He had also urinated on himself and was not aware of it.

The officer conducted sobriety tests, which the man failed, and blew a .31 blood alcohol content on a PBT. The man, who had a prior alcohol related offense, was arrested and taken to the hospital.

Traffic stop leads to weapons charges

DAVISON TWP. — A 20-year-old Davison man was arrested Sept. 25 after police observed him driving carelessly and during the course of the traffic stop found out he had a handgun in the car and an AK-47 assault rifle in the trunk.

The traffic stop happened at 7:55 p.m. after an officer observed the suspect spinning his tires and fishtailing his car on purpose at Irish and Atherton roads.

During the traffic stop, the suspect admitted to having the guns in his car. He did not have a concealed weapons permit so the guns were seized, and the man was arrested.

Victim of alleged armed robbery fights back, suspects flee

DAVISON TWP. — A 44-year-old Atlas Township was the victim of an attempted armed robbery Sept. 27 at 11:28 p.m. outside the Liquor Gallery, 8008 Lapeer Rd.

Police said the man exited his car and was confronted by two individuals who appeared to be teen males, one of whom allegedly put a silver handgun in the victim’s face and demanded his money.

The victim told police he used his arm to swat away the gun and then kneed the suspect in the abdomen before running back to his car. The assailants then ran into the field in the direction of Creekwood Drive.

Police K-9 units were brought in to track the suspects and they discovered a discarded BB gun in the field and tracked the suspects to the 8100 block of Creekwood where the doors lost the scent. The suspects were observed on security cameras watching the lot.

Police are still investigating. — Compiled by Gary Gould