Police Blotter

Minor injuries sustained in two-vehicle crash

DAVISON TWP. — There was a two-car accident at Lapeer and M-1, March 27, at approximately 12:05 a.m. resulting in minor injuries to the drivers of both vehicles.

Police said the at-fault driver was a 29-year-old Troy man driving a Chevrolet Blazer who was cited for failing to yield while traveling southbound on State Road (M-15) when he went through the traffic signal at the intersection, striking a pick-up truck driven by a 48-year-old Burton woman who was eastbound on Lapeer Road.

Both individuals received minor injuries and were treated at the scene. They did not require transport to the hospital.

The Troy man claimed he had the right-of-way but witnesses said he either drove through the light when it was red or yellow.

Two-car accident causes injuries

DAVISON TWP. — On April 1 at 11:37 a.m. a Jeep Grand Cherokee failed to stop while driving north on Oak Road and struck an eastbound Chevrolet HHR on Lapeer Road.

Deputy Police Chief Gerald Harris said the driver of the at-fault vehicle, a 34-year-old Davison woman, told police she tried to stop at the stop sign but slid into the intersection due to wet pavement, striking the HHR.

The HRR was driven by an 18-year-old Oxford man. Both drivers were seen by first responders at the scene and treated for minor injuries that did not require transport to the hospital.

Crash results in rollover

DAVISON TWP. — A two-car collision at Irish and Lapeer roads resulted in one car rolling over on March 29 at 10:43 p.m.

Deputy Police Chief Gerald Harris said a Jeep driven by a 29-year-old Jacksonville, Florida woman disregarded a traffic signal and struck a Toyota 4-Runner driven by a 17-year-old Burton man.

The 4-Runner was stopped at the intersection for a flashing signal when the accident occurred. When the southbound Jeep struck the westbound Toyota, if flipped the 4-Runner over.

There were no injuries reported.

Couple experience ID theft

DAVISON TWP. — A Davison Township couple reported their identities stolen on April 3 at 11:39 a.m. after discovering someone had opened an account in their names at PNC Bank.

Upon further investigation, police learned someone had opened four accounts in the couple’s names, but they had not gained access to any of their finances. Police are still investigating.

Arrested for driving without a license

DAVISON TWP. — On April 3 police conducted a traffic stop at 2:45 p.m. of a car driven by a 24-year-old Davison man on Irish Road north of Davison Road.

The man was stopped for not having insurance on his vehicle and upon talking to the suspect learned he also did not possess a driver’s license.

He was issued a citation and was arrested for no proof of insurance and driving while license suspended. A family member was called and came to pick up the vehicle.

Man arrested for destruction of property during domestic incident

DAVISON TWP. — Police arrested a 19-year-old Flint man on April 6 at 10:35 p.m. for a disturbance at Kearsley Creek Apartments.

Deputy Police Chief Gerald Harris said officers responded to the report of people fighting in front of the apartments and arrived to find the male suspect bleeding from cuts on his hands. He had allegedly broken two TVs and a picture window in the front of the 22-year-old Davison woman’s apartment.

When police attempted to arrest the suspect, he tried to get away but was subdued and placed in custody. The woman claimed he was “out of control” after being released from jail three days earlier and learning she had been interacting with an ex-boyfriend while he was away.

The man was taken to the Genesee County Jail and was charged with malicious destruction of property, domestic assault and two counts of resisting arrest.

Woman cited for theft of door handles

DAVISON TWP. — Police were called to Menards, 7410 E. Court St., at 3:34 p.m. on April 7 for a report of retail fraud. An officer arrived as the suspect, a 32-year-old Davison woman, was exiting the store after allegedly placing a number of cabinet door handles in her purse.

Deputy Police Chief Gerald Harris said the officer asked if she had stolen any merchandise, to which she replied no. He then asked to see inside her purse, but noted the purse was already open and the stolen merchandise was visible.

She had allegedly taken 10 door handles valued at $5.19 apiece. Loss prevention officers at the store advised police she had been stopped a week earlier for allegedly stealing another $250 in merchandise.

She was arrested and charged with third degree retail fraud. — Compiled by Gary Gould