Police Blotter

Man cited for driving with suspended license

DAVISON TWP. — A 30-year-old Flint man was stopped for a traffic violation at State and Lapeer roads on Oct. 16 at 7:40 p.m. The officer learned the subject was driving on a suspended license and he was issued a ticket for the violation and received a summons to appear in court.

Woman arrested for OWI

DAVISON TWP. — A 32-year-old Spring Lake woman was arrested Oct. 17 after she was observed driving erratically on westbound I-69 near State Road.

A police officer observed the woman crossing lanes multiple times in a white BMW so he stopped her at about 2:12 a.m. She told the officer, who noticed she’d been driving, that she had “a couple drinks” at the karaoke bar.

The officer conducted sobriety tests, which she failed, and then administered a portable breathalyzer test (PBT) which read a .11 blood alcohol content (BAC).

The woman consented to a blood draw, her vehicle was towed, and she was lodged in the Genesee County Jail.

Debits cards, cash stolen from parked cars

DAVISON TWP. — On Oct. 18, an unknown suspect(s) allegedly went through unlocked cars parked at Gates Elementary School, 2359 S. Irish Rd., during a youth football game heled there and stole a couple of debit cards and cash from inside the vehicles. Police said they were called to take a report on the thefts at 8:30 a.m. Police have no suspects. The cards were used at local stores before they were reported stolen.

Man stopped for unreadable tags arrested

DAVISON TWP. — A 31-year-old Davison man was stopped by police at Tiger Run subdivision off M-15 on Oct. 20 after an officer noticed the tag on the man’s license plater was unreadable.

The stop occurred at 11:32 a.m. and upon further investigation of the driver, the officer learned his license was suspended with seven prior convictions, a warrant out of Standish and he was found in possession of a plastic baggy containing a powdery substance. When questioned about the baggy, the man told police it was methamphetamine.

The man was arrested and lodged in the Genesee County Jail for driving on a suspended license and possession of 1.4 grams of narcotics.

Women arrested after stealing a bag of ice

DAVISON TWP. — Two Flint women, ages 32 and 37, were arrested Oct. 20 for allegedly having 4.4 grams of methamphetamine and a loaded syringe of heroin on them during a traffic stop.

Police were called by the Speedway at 1177 S. State Rd., at 10:17 p.m., after an employee reported observing two women come into the store and pay for one bag of ice, but they loaded two bags outside on the sidewalk where the freezer is kept. They then drove away in the car, driven by a 39-year old Flint man.

Police stopped the car in the 9000 block of Lapeer Road and questioned the driver, who said he picked up the two women in front of the former Baker College campus in Flint Township and was taking them to a local private campground.

A search of the women revealed the 4.4 grams of meth and a loaded syringe of heroin. They were lodged in the Genesee County Jail for possession of meth and heroin.

Man send $5,000 in gift cards to resolve bogus Amazon issue

DAVISON TWP. — A 31-year-old Davison Township man told police on Oct. 20 he was the victim of fraud after he’d sent $5,000 in gift cards to someone claiming to be from Amazon.

The man filed a report with police at 12:30 p.m. after realizing he might be the victim of fraud. He said he received a call from someone claiming they were with Amazon cyber security and told him to buy $5,000 in gift cards, scratch off the codes on the cards and reads them to him over the phone.

Police have no leads. They urge people not to send gift cards to anyone claiming to be from a company who tell them it is a form of payment or will solve some security issue with their account. — Compiled by Gary Gould