Man suspected of trying to break down gas station doors
DAVISON TWP. — Police responded to an alarm at the Sunoco, 7518 Lapeer Rd., on Sept. 5 at 1:17 a.m. When officers arrived, they found the front door damaged, but access was not gained. It appeared that someone tried to push the doors open with a vehicle but were unsuccessful. Officers remembered hearing of similar attempted B&Es around the county, but they had no surveillance video to work with. Later that night, Davison Township Police said Burton police had a similar incident and the Metro Police Department had located the suspect vehicle in their jurisdiction. Police said the suspect was asleep at the wheel of the vehicle when it was found on the west side of the county and a suspect was arrested. He is currently in the Genesee County Jail.
Woman reports mysterious seeds in the mail
DAVISON TWP. — A 22-year-old Davison woman called police Sept. 5 at 11:42 a.m. and officers were dispatched to the 11000 block of Bristol Road. The woman reported receiving a package of seeds from China that she didn’t order. The seeds came from Suzhoujiang Su, China, were unopened and in two separate packages. The woman had not ordered the seeds and she said she’d heard reports of other people receiving similar packages. Police mailed the seeds to USDA for further investigation.
Man arrested for third OWI
DAVISON TWP. — On Sept. 5 at 1:37 p.m. police were dispatched to the 1000 block of N. Irish Road where they found and arrested a 33-year-old West Bloomfield man who had struck a guardrail and had gone off the road. The man was driving Chevrolet Silverado and police found the man pulled into a lot where officers said he was stumbling while speaking. Another officer who observed the crash said the man had appeared uneven when he got out of the truck and was looking at the damage. Police found he was driving without a license and after he failed sobriety tests his blood alcohol reading on a PBT was .23. Police sought a warrant due to felony charge to get blood and the draw was done at the hospital. He was then lodged in the Genesee County Jail.
Suspect sought in tool theft
DAVISON TWP. — Police were called to the Tractor Supply Company, 8171 Lapeer Rd., on Sept. 9 at 9:36 a.m. after a 42-year-old Flint man allegedly entered the store, took cordless tools and walked back out the door with them without paying. He then fled westbound on Lapeer Road. Employees were able to get his license plate number and police are now investigating a known suspect.
Man takes wallet from store
DAVISON TWP. — On Sept. 9 at 11:40 a.m., at the Davison Liquor, 11018 Davison Rd., police were called after a man allegedly stole a wallet left on the counter near the register. The wallet contained approximately $100, ID and credit cards. The suspect was possibly driving a Dodge Caravan. A witness told police he was in his 60s with white or gray hair. Surveillance video shows his pickup the wallet and put it in his left front pocket. He drove south on Oak Road when he left the store.
Gun seized; man arrested after allegedly firing weapon in neighborhood
DAVISON TWP. — A 31-year-old Davison man was arrested Sept. 9 after police were called to the Davison East Mobile Home Park, 1100 Davison Rd., for a report of a man firing off a gun several times I the middle of the street.
Police were called around 10:32 p.m. where neighbors reported someone firing off a gun several times. Police went to the mobile home where the suspect was and talked to him. He admitted to firing the gun at “some cats” and police noticed he appeared to be intoxicated. He was arrested for the reckless discharge of a firearm and possession of a firearm while under the influence of alcohol. Police seized the weapon, ammo, a holster and the spent rounds. A Portable breathalyzer test showed his blood alcohol level to be .13. The case is in front of the prosecutor for review. — Compiled by Gary Gould