Davison Police Blotter

Man arrested for OWI

DAVISON TWP. — A 40-year-old Ortonville man was arrested Oct. 30 after he was stopped by a police officer for driving erratically and failed sobriety and a portable breathalyzer test (PBT).

The officer observed the man’s car driving northbound on State Road where it crossed center line and then corrected back to the right at about 12:24 a.m. The officer made a traffic stop on the man and could smell the odor of intoxicants coming from the man when they spoke.

The man was given sobriety tests, which he failed, followed by a PBT which recorded a .20 blood alcohol content. He was arrested and taken to the hospital for a blood draw, then was lodged in the Genesee County Jail.

Woman arrested for OWI

DAVISON TWP. — A 23-year-old Flint woman was arrested Oct. 30 for drunk driving after she failed to stop for a traffic signal at westbound Court Street and Irish Road, and then failed sobriety and a PBT.

An officer observed the woman driving through the signal at Court and Irish Road at 4:19 a.m., then crossing the center line more than once as she demonstrated she was having a hard maintaining her lane of travel. During the traffic stop the officer administered sobriety tests, which she failed, and then she scored a .12 on the PBT.

She was arrested and lodged in the Genesee County Jai charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Erratic driving leads to drunk driving arrest

DAVISON TWP. — A 20-year-old Davisburg man was spotted by the police officer observing traffic driving erratically in the 1000 blk of State Road, Oct. 31.

The officer watched the vehicle pull into McDonalds at 1:41 a.m., making an improper turn as they exited the drive-through. Police then stopped the driver at Lapeer and State roads for following the car ahead of him too close.

Detecting the odor of intoxicants coming from inside the car, the officer administered sobriety tests, which the driver failed, followed by a PBT which recorded a blood alcohol content of .16.

The passenger, a 20-yearold Burton woman, was also arrested for being a minor in possession after she recoded a .12 BAC on a PBT test.

A sober person was called to drive the car and the woman home, while the male was arrested and taken to the Genesee County Jail.

Woman issued ticket for driving on suspended license

DAVISON TWP. — A 29-year-old Davison woman was ticketed for driving on a suspended license after she was stopped by police for erratic driving, Nov. 1.

A police officer observed the woman’s car exit off eastbound I-69 at Irish Road at 3:10 a.m., where she went through the red light, stopped and then backed up to where she should have been waiting for the signal to change.

She was stopped by the officer who found out she did not have a driver’s license. She was given a ticket for driving on a suspended license and running a red light.

The woman told the officer the reason she failed to stop was she dropped a Red Bull can and was trying to pick it up, taking her attention off the road. She did not show any signs of intoxication.

Man cited after ignoring no solicitation order

DAVISON TWP. — A 25-year-old Grand Rapids man who claimed to be from a power company was issued a citation after asking residents of Kearsley Creek Apartments if he could see their electric bills, to the point of demanding the information from them and making many feel uncomfortable, Nov. 3.

Police were called to Kearsley Creek at 4:12 p.m. after management there informed the man they don’t allow solicitors, but he continued going door-to-door claiming he was within his rights. Police arrived and the man was gone, but they took reports from residents about the incident.

A short time later, at Chatwell Apartments, the same thing was reported at 5:08 p.m. with residents complaining a man was soliciting without a permit. Police stopped the man and issued him an appearance ticket.

Woman arrested after refusing PBT

DAVISON TWP. — A 27-year-old Ypsilanti woman was arrested on Nov. 6 after police stopped her for speeding and discovered she might be intoxicated.

The woman was stopped on State Road near Kitchen Road at 12:59 a.m. driving 69 mph in 55 mph zone. The officer saw she had bloodshot eyes and smelled on intoxicants. He administered sobriety tests, which she failed. When he asked her to take a PBT, police said she refused.

Her vehicle was impounded, and she also refused a chemical blood test, so police had to get a search warrant. She was transported to the Genesee County Jail where the lab did the blood draw ordered by a judge. The woman had no prior convictions. — Compiled by Gary Gould