2018-02-08 / Blotter

Police Blotter

Thief steals and abandons plow truck

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Feb. 1 at approximately 4:33 p.m., officers were called to the 5300 block of Fenton Road where a business owner reported he had been contacted by Flint City Police who had recovered his vehicle. The man said the truck was an older vehicle that he just used to plow and he hadn’t prior to then noticed it was missing. It had a heavily damaged steering column and had been abandoned while running at an intersection. Flint Police towed it and notified the owner. Fingerprints were reportedly taken and processed. Anyone with information is requested to contact detectives at 810-424-2611. — P.S.

Suspect/s sought in home invasion

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Feb. 2 at 7:41 a.m. officers were called to the 6000 block of Maplebrook for a report of a Home Invasion. Upon arrival, officers stated a 22-year-old Grand Blanc female stated she arrived home at 7:30 a.m. and noticed her 60-inch living room television as well as her 40-inch bedroom television and an I-Pad were missing. The home appeared to be ransacked and she stated items had been left there that didn’t belong to her. The police took cigarette butts and fingerprints as evidence which have been forwarded to the crime lab. No suspects are known at this time. Anyone with information is requested to contact detectives at 810-424-2611. — P.S.

Male cited for OWI and Open Intoxicants

GRAND BLANC TWP. — On Feb. 3, at 2:06 a.m., in the area of Hill Road near I-475, an officer on patrol noted a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu that appeared to be traveling over the speed limit. The officer initiated his radar and found it was driving 55 in 45 mile per hour zone. The officer then observed the vehicle turn northbound on Fenton Road and change lanes multiple times without a turn signal and conducted a traffic stop. The driver, a 24-year-old Grand Blanc male, was found to smell of the odor of intoxicants and was swaying when asked to step out of the vehicle. On a scale of 1-10 of possible drunkenness, he felt he was a 2. Field sobriety tests were administered and failed, and he scored a .16 on the Preliminary Breath Test. The male denied drinking but scored a .16 Blood Alcohol Level on subsequent chemical breath testing. The vehicle was searched and a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey was found with approximately 2 ounces remaining. He was arrested and charged with Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) and Open Intoxicants lodged at the Genesee County jail. — P.S.

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