Police Blotter

Equipment stolen

FLINT TWP. — Management at the Econolodge on West Bristol Road reported to police that a wall furnace, a couple of snowblowers and a weed whacker had been stolen from a maintenance facility on the property. A hotel maintenance employee notified police at about 7:50 a.m. on Aug. 1 after discovering the lock had been pried off the door to the pump house where the stolen items were kept. Police have no suspects. Fake guns used

FLINT TWP. — A 20-year-old Flint male was arrested after attempting to rob a store in the 4500 block of Corunna Road armed with two pellet guns. Police responded at 8:51 a.m. Aug. 6 to a call from a store loss prevention associate who had observed the suspect concealing items for sale. When approached by loss prevention, a scuffle ensued. The suspect reached for a pistol that later proved to be a pellet gun. After losing control of that weapon, he reached for another pistol in his possession that turned out to be a BB gun. He was arrested and lodged in the county jail. The loss prevention associate suffered minor injuries during the scuffle. Man robbed of cash

FLINT TWP. — Police were called to the 1200 block of North Ballenger Highway at about 3:20 p.m. on Aug. 5 in response to a call about an armed robbery of a citizen. The male victim, 23, told police that he was walking down the street when he was confronted by three males and one of them indicated he had a gun. They took a small amount of cash from the victim and fled on foot. The victim described the three suspects as black males between 15 and 18 years old and average build and height. Two of them were wearing white T-shirts, dark pants and shoes. The third wore a blue shirt, dark jeans and a gray Tiger’s baseball cap. Two of the suspects reportedly returned to the area about an hour and a half later and were spotted by a witness who said they were riding in a blue over silver, two-toned Chevrolet Suburban with shiny chrome rims. Police are working to locate the vehicle. Victim accuses “friend”

FLINT TWP.— A 39-year-old township man came to the police station at 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 3 to report his prescriptions had been stolen at gunpoint by a friend he knew only by his first name — Anthony. The victim reported that Anthony drove him to pick up the prescriptions . On the way home the victim stopped to buy an item at a drug store. When he came out of the store, his ride was gone with the prescriptions he left in the car. He telephoned Anthony who returned and pointed a gun in his face before driving off in a maroon colored Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera. Anthonyisdescribedaablackmale,about5- foot-ten and 180 pounds. Police are following up on information provided by the victim. Suspect takes cigarettes

FLINT TWP. — Officers responded to a call at 7:45 a.m. on July 30 to a report of a burglary in progress in the 4000 block of Fenton Road. A pharmacy manager reported that upon arriving at work he found a white male exiting the store with a bag full of cigarettes. The suspect fled on foot and could not be found in the area by the time police arrived. No one else was found in the store. Apparently, the thief gained entry to the store by breaking the front entry doors. It appeared that the only thing disturbed inside the store was the cigarettes rack. The suspect is described as a white male, about 45-50 years old, 5-foot-9, 170 pounds with short brown hair and bad teeth. He was wearing khaki shorts and a camouflage polo. — Compiled by Rhonda Sanders

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