Parking lot crash results in OWI arrest
DAVISON TWP. — A 47-year-old Richfield Township man was arrested Nov. 9 after his truck rolled out of park and crashed into a parked 2021 SUV at Meijer, 8089 Lapeer Rd. and upon further investigation police found the man was legally intoxicated.
Police were called to Meijer for the report of a crash at about 8:12 p.m. The man told police he parked his 2021 Chevrolet Silverado and forgot to set the parking brake, allowing it to roll and crash into the SUV.
The officer administered sobriety tests to the man, who said his last drink had been two days earlier. He failed those test. Then he was administered a portable breathalyzer test which showed a blood alcohol content reading of .145.
The man consented to a blood test and was taken to the Genesee County Jail where he was lodged on a charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Car stolen from Windsor Place
DAVISON TWP. — Police were called to Windsor Place Apartments on Nov. 10 after a 25-year-old Davison woman reported her brand new 2021 Nissan missing from the parking lot outside her apartment.
Police investigated and found drag marks from tires on the pavement. The officer confirmed the vehicle was not repossessed by the bank, so it was reported stolen. The incident is still under investigation.
Woman cited for driving without a license following crash
DAVISON TWP. — A 29-year-old Burton woman was arrested Nov. 10 after police came to investigate a crash she was involved in, only to learn she was driving with a learner’s permit and did not have a license driver with her as required by law.
The crash happened at 3:06 p.m. in front of the McDonald’s at the corner of Irish and Lapeer roads. The woman pulled the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox she was driving into the parking lot of the Liquor Gallery, 8008 Lapeer Rd., and waited for police.
When the officer arrived, the woman admitted the accident was her fault and said she would pay for the damages. The officer then learned the woman had only a driver’s permit and should not have been driving without a license driver accompanying her.
The woman was cited for the infraction and the accident and released.
Gun, bag containing survival gear found
DAVISON TWP. — A maintenance worker at Windsor Place Apartments found a bag containing a Glock 9mm pistol, ammo and various pieces of survival equipment stashed at the tree line behind dumpsters at the apartments, Nov. 11.
Police were called to the apartment complex at 8:45 a.m. after an employee of the complex found a bag containing the gun and other items. The gun was wet and rusty, and a check of its serial numbers showed it was stolen from Burton.
Also, in the bag were food rations, a thermal blanket and other outdoor survival gear. Police do not know who put the bag there or why.
Nine guns stolen from home
DAVISON TWP. — Police were called to a home in the 8000 block of Faulkner Drive on Nov. 12 after a man returned home from hunting up North, only to discover someone had broken into his house and stole nine of his guns. Police are still investigating. — Compiled by Gary Gould