Man arrested in connection with daughter’s death



FLINT TWP. — A 20-year-old Flint man has been arrested in connection with the death of his two-year-old daughter. Officers called to 1343 Donal Drive at about 9 a.m. on July 3, found the child was not breathing. Efforts were made to resuscitate her. She was later transported to Hurley Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. Police on Tuesday were waiting for completed pathology reports but where advised the child appears to have died of trauma to the abdomen. Officers at the scene noticed there were human bite marks on the child. The detective bureau questioned the suspect who has been arrested and lodged at the Genesee County jail. Police reports indicated there were other children present in the home but the mother of the child was not. The case was to be reviewed on Wednesday by the Genesee County Prosecutor’s office. Men caught stealing batteries

FLINT TWP.— A trio of thieves who had stolen batteries from the Corunna Road Wal-Mart got greedy and were arrested when they tried to do the same thing at the Wal-Mart on North Linden Road in Clio. Police were called to the Wal-Mart in the 3300 block of Corunna Road at about 4:30 a.m. on June 30, responding to a larceny call from a security officer. The security officer stated they he had seen two males in a tan van breaking into the battery cage where battery cores are kept. When they saw the security officer’s car, they fled eastbound on Brown Street but got away with numerous batteries. Based on a description of the van, a Sheriff’s deputy working in Vienna Township checked on the Wal-Mart store there. Upon seeing the van pull into the parking lot, the deputy made a traffic stop. He found numerous batteries inside the van that was occupied by two men and a woman. Arrested and charged with burglary and possession of burglar tools were a 31-year-old Flint man, a 36-year-old Flint man and a 29-year-old Flint woman. The stolen batteries were recovered and returned to the store. Man robbed by woman, accomplice

FLINT TWP. — A resident in the 4400 block of Gerard Court reported to police he had been robbed in his driveway by a woman he knew and an accomplice. Police were called to the address at 1 a.m. on June 25 by the victim who stated he was driving home when he noticed his care being followed. Thinking it could be someone lost, he pulled into his driveway and got out. A 31-year-old woman he knew, accompanied by a male subject in is 40s got out of the other vehicle. The victim was ordered to place his hands on his truck which he did. The couple then stole a large sum of cash the victim had on his person. Police arrested the woman the next day when she was spotted returning to the home, after being called by the victim. She ran when she saw the police cruiser and hid at a nearby house. She was arrested and charged with strong-arm robbery. There is not information on the identity or whereabouts of her accomplice. The victim knew the woman from the some he had done for her years ago. Man points gun at woman

FLINT TWP. — A woman called police to report that she has been approached at the intersection of Mitson Blvd. and Hatherly Avenue by a black male driving a gold SUV who pointed a handgun at her and asked where her boyfriend was. The suspect then left the area. When the woman went home and told her boyfriend what happened, he knew who the suspect was. Police were informed and paid a visiit to an address where the suspect was believed to reside. A person in the home told police the suspect had moved out of state three months ago. The investigation is ongoing. — Compiled by Rhonda S. Sanders


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