Police Blotter



Good Samaritan robbed by teens

FLINT TWP. — A resident in the 5200 block of Tokay Drive reported to police that she was robbed by two teens she let into her home to feed because they said they were hungry.

The victim said that at about 7 p.m. on April 6 she let a male and a female she did not know into her home and prepared a meal for them. Later, after they left, she discovered that about $100 was missing from her purse.

Nothing else was reported missing. Police have no suspects.

Car shooting leads to arrest

FLINT TWP. — A 25-year-old Lennon man was arrested on April 2 by police officers following up on a shots-fired complaint. The victim, a Burton man also in his 20s, filed on report with police on March 31 after the Lennon man fired multiple shots at his car while both were driving in Flint Township.

The victim provided a description of the suspect and his vehicle.

The men had had run-ins prior to March 31 over undisclosed differences, according to the victim.

Police arrested the Lennon man on multiple charges including felonious assault, driving with an expired license plate and possession of a small amount of marijuana.

The suspect’s car was impounded and he was lodged in the county jail.

Offices burgled over Easter weekend

FLINT TWP. — The manager of an office building in the 4400 block of Bristol Road reported to police about 9:15 a.m. on April 9 that someone had broken into the office some time between Good Friday afternoon and Monday morning. Doors to three offices had been pried open and a couple hundred dollars was missing from a drawer. Cleaning crews had been in the building over the weekend but the complainant said that employees also had noticed a suspicious person hanging around outside of the building on Friday afternoon. Police were given a description but no one is in custody at this time.

Copper thefts continue

FLINT TWP. — It could have been several months ago that thieves made off with copper from the lawn sprinkling system of an auto parts store in the 4200 block of Corunna Road. A store assistant manager called police on April 7 when he noticed copper piping missing from behind store that had been there prior to the first snow in November. The sprinkler system will need repair. Police have no suspects.

Thieves left empty handed

FLINT TWP. — A tenant in the 3600 block of Rue Foret reported to police on April 7 that at some point dating back to April 4, someone had broken into her storage unit in the basement of her apartment building. The lock had been pried off the unit but nothing was missing. Police have no suspects.— Compiled by Rhonda Sanders


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