Police Blotter

The Flushing City Police Blotter is a compilation of reports from the Flushing City Police Department. Below is a summary of reports from the month of June:

Police respond to assault case

FLUSHING — On June 17, officers were dispatched to the Somerset Apartments on Terrace St. for an assault call. Police spoke with a 47-year-old man, who said that he was attacked by a 60-year-old man at the apartment complex. Police said that the altercation began when the suspect observed his girlfriend talking to the victim and decided to break up the conversation. Surveillance video from the apartment showed that the victim was punched in the back of the head by the suspect during the assault. The case is being reviewed by the Flushing City Attorney for possible assault charges against the 60-year-old.

Home invasion

FLUSHING — On June 7, officers were dispatched to the 700 block of Meadowview St. for a home invasion. After an investigation, police determined that a pistol had been stolen from the home of a 63-year-old female during the overnight hours, and that entry had been gained through an unlocked door. Police said that an unidentified suspect also ransacked the interior of the home. Several pieces of evidence were recovered by police and are being processed by the Michigan State Police crime lab. Police are still searching for a suspect.

Home invasion

FLUSHING — On June 3, police responded to the 100 block of S. Seymour Rd. for a home invasion. Officers interviewed a 30-year-old homeowner, who indicated that two long guns with ammunition and a bow and arrow had been taken from his home. A few days later, police tracked down and arrested a 34-year-old male suspect from Swartz Creek. During an interview conducted by detectives, the suspect admitted to committing the home invasion and to trading the guns for drugs. The suspect was then lodged at the Genesee County Jail. The case is being prepared for submission to the Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office, which is expected to issue several felony charges against the suspect. — B.G.