2018-09-13 / Blotter

Police Blotter

Rash of larcenies reported

GAINES TOWNSHIP – Police here are urging residents to lock their car doors and take their valuables inside at night.

“We have had multiple larcenies from automobiles,” said police Chief Mark Schmitzer. “People are leaving their cars unlocked and people are getting in and stealing things like change and small electronics.”

The majority of reports have come from the Oakhill, Misty Oaks, Seymour and Jill Marie areas.

Anyone with information should call Gaines Township police or the Metro Police Authority. – L.R.

Woman jailed on drug, weapons charges

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – A 34-year-old Flushing woman was arrested Aug. 29 after a traffic stop on Morrish Road near Lennon Road in Clayton Township.

Police, who stopped the woman for speeding, said it appeared she had fresh needle track marks on her arms, according to Sgt. Troy Belanger. After a field sobriety test, the driver was arrested on suspicion of operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs.

A search of the vehicle subsequent to impound yielded allegedly contraband prescription pills, heroin paraphernalia and a pistol that had been reported stolen, Belanger said.

The woman was lodged at the Genesee County Jail on suspicious of OUID, possession of contraband prescription medication, possession of paraphernalia, receiving and concealing stolen property and carrying a concealed weapon. – L.R.

Man charged with unlawful imprisonment

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – Clayton Township police were dispatched to the 3000 block of Pine Run Drive for a domestic trouble complaint Aug. 24.

The caller, a passerby, reported that a man and woman appeared to be arguing in the street and the woman fled through a field, according to Sgt. Troy Belanger.

“Upon locating the victim and (conducting) an investigation, it was believed that a domestic assault had occurred in which the suspect, a 35-year-old Swartz Creek man, had physically assaulted the victim multiple times, threatened her with a knife and choked her before locking her in a room and keeping her there for some time,” Belanger said.

The man was lodged at the Genesee County Jail on suspicion of domestic assault and battery, felonious assault, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and unlawful imprisonment. – L.R.

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