Police Blotter

Police investigating theft from apartment

DAVISON TWP. — Police were called to Chatwell Club Apartments, April 21, for the report of a home invasion at 5:23 p.m. The victim, a 25-year-old Davison woman, said several items were stolen from her apartment after the door was allegedly kicked in. Police were looking at a 23-year-old Flint woman as a possible suspect. The case is still under investigation.

Woman complaining about threats arrested on warrants

DAVISON TWP. — Police were called to Windsor Place Apartments on April 22 at 6:31 p.m. to take a threats complaint from a 21-year-old Davison woman. Upon investigating the complaint, police learned the complainant had a felony warrant and was taken into custody. After obtaining a search warrant the policed recovered one stolen firearm and one unregistered firearm, which led to the arrest of a 21-year-old Mt. Morris man for firearms related charges.

Deputy Police Chief Gerald Harris said the Michigan State Police assisted with the investigation.

No injuries reported in crash

DAVISON TWP. — On April 23 at 12:10 p.m., police received a call about a two-car crash of Lapeer Road, just west of Irish Road. A 19-year-old Davison woman driving a Jeep Wrangler was allegedly unable to stop her vehicle in an assured clear distance rear-ending a GMC Sierra driven by a 29-year-old Grand Rapids man who was westbound turning left into the McDonalds parking lot. Police said they think the at-fault driver tried to beat the yellow light and could not stop her Jeep in time.

Report of woman being assaulted turns into arrest

DAVISON TWP. — Police were dispatched to the Speedway, 1177 S. State Rd., on April 25 at OUIL – April 25 at 12:52 a.m. for a reported assault in progress. Officers arrived to find the victim, an 18-year-old Goodrich woman, who said she’d been assaulted by a man who was now sitting in his car. Police arrested a 58-year old Burton man after police contacted him and detected the odor of intoxicants on his breath, then conducted field sobriety tests before determining he was under the influence. He was arrested for operating under the influence and assault. Two bystanders at store also claimed he physically assaulted them. He was taken to the Genesee County Jail and lodged. The case is open pending medical records from subjects, plus blood draw results on the suspect.

Columbiaville man arrested for OWI

DAVISON TWP. — A police officer parked at the Rock Party Store, 7504 Davison Rd., observing westbound traffic on April 25 at 3:51 a.m. arrested a 22-year-old Columbiaville man for obstructing justice and operating under the influence. The officer observed the man drive his vehicle through a flashing red light at the intersection of Davison and Irish roads, squealing his tires as he turned southbound on Irish Road. The officer stopped the driver in the 1000 block of N. Irish Road and upon further investigation learned the driver had a misdemeanor warrant for assault. Approaching the driver, the officer detected the odor of intoxicants even though the man had just placed chewing tobacco in his mouth and had lit up and started smoking a cigarette. After conducting field sobriety tests, the officer administered a portable breathalyzer test and the suspect blood alcohol content was .15. He was arrested and lodged in the Genesee County Jail.

Woman sought in armed robbery at Meijer

DAVISON TWP. — Police are looking for a woman who allegedly stole merchandise from the Meijer, 8089 Lapeer Rd., after making an implied threat with the pistol she was legally carrying in the open.

On April 26 at 1:10 p.m. the suspect was in the self-checkout when the store clerk noticed she had not scanned several items. She asked the woman to scan the merchandise, but the woman completed her transaction and headed toward the door with the items she hadn’t paid for.

When the clerk tried to stop her at the door, she patted a sidearm she was carrying on her hip and allegedly said, “You better check yourself or I’m going to pop you.” The clerk let her go and the police were called. The merchandise taken was valued at $392. Police currently have no suspects. — Compiled by Gary Gould