Police Blotter

Woman arrested for possible driving while under the influence of drugs

DAVISON TWP. — Police arrested a 25-year-old Richfield Township woman on July 3 during a traffic stop for a possible operating while intoxicated, after she failed sobriety tests.

Police stopped the woman at the Speedway on Irish Road and Court Street after she was observed driving erratically. Upon further investigation, the woman failed all sobriety tests, but blew a zero on the portable breathalyzer test.

She then refused to submit to a blood test, so police obtained a warrant to draw blood at the Genesee County Jail. After the blood sample was taken, she was lodged on suspicion of OUID. The case is still open pending the results of the blood test.

Woman driving 70 mph on Davison Road arrested

DAVISON TWP. — A 47-year-old Lake Orion woman was stopped July 8 for reckless driving after police clocked her car on radar traveling at 70 mph, eastbound on Davison Road.

When police stopped her, in the area of Allen’s Funeral Home, the woman allegedly got out of her car, stumbling with no shoes on and approached the officer who pulled her over. The officer reported smelling the odor of intoxicants coming from the suspect.

Police administered sobriety tests, which she failed, and when asked if she would submit to a breathalyzer test, she was unable to respond so police regarded her silence as refusal and sought a warrant for a blood draw.

The warrant was granted, and the blood sample was drawn at the Genesee County Jail where she was lodged on suspicion of drunk driving. The case remains open pending the return of blood test results.

Woman arrested after found passed out in car

DAVISON TWP. — A 27-year-old Clio woman was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving July 13 after she was found slumped over the steering wheel of her car at State Road and Lippincott Boulevard.

Police responded to the report of an unconscious woman in her car at 4:24 p.m. and when they got the woman out of the car, she was given sobriety tests, which she failed. She was also given a portable breathalyzer test which registered a blood alcohol content of .21. The woman was arrested and lodged in the Genesee County Jail.

Goodrich teen arrested for driving without a license, speeding

DAVISON TWP. — A 17-year-old Goodrich woman was arrested July 13 after police clocked her car with radar traveling at 81 mph eastbound on Atherton Road, just west of Atlas Road.

Police made the traffic stop at 6:47 p.m. and when they spoke with the driver, learned she did not have a license and had never taken driver’s training. She was issued a citation and was released to her parents.

Driver arrested after found passed out at wheel

DAVISON TWP. — A 25-year-old Burton man was arrested on July 13 after he was found slumped over at the steering of his car on Irish Road.

Police responded to the report of a possible OWI at 6:30 a.m. and when they arrived, they found a Medstar ambulance already on the scene. Emergency medical personnel had already removed the suspect’s keys from the ignition of his vehicle and police administered sobriety tests, which he failed, followed by a PBT which registered a BAC of .13.

The man was arrested and lodged in the Genesee County Jail on a drunk driving charge.

Man arrested after throwing rocks at cars, running from police

DAVISON TWP. — A 42-year-old Davison man was arrested July 16 after he was allegedly throwing rocks at passing cars at the corner of Lapeer and Irish roads, then led police of a foot-chase along Irish to Court Street.

Police responded to the report of a man throwing rocks at cars at 3:13 p.m. in front of the Liquor Gallery, 8008 Lapeer Rd. When police approached the man, according to Chief Jay Rendon, he took off running northbound on Irish Road, all the way to Court Street where officers caught up with him.

He was running eastbound on Court Street when police confronted him with tasers drawn and ordered him to surrender, to which the suspect allegedly replied, “Naw, I don’t think so.”

When he attempted to run away, police deployed a taser and forcibly arrested him.

The case is current open pending review, bot Rendon said they hope to seek charges of malicious destruction of property, resisting arrest, obstruct justice and disorderly conduct. — Compiled by Gary Gould