2010-06-27 / Police Beat

Police Beat

Threats made

MAYFIELD TWP. — A doctor at the Sleep Center on Suncrest Drive told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. June 21 that an exemployee had made threats to other employees.

Hot dog

LAPEER — A motorist told Lapeer City Police June 21 that someone left a dog in a brown Jeep in the Kroger parking lot on South Main Street with a window just slightly cracked. He said the dog was crying.

Shots heard

MARATHON TWP. — A North Lake Road woman told Central Dispatch June 21 that she heard a lot of gunfire near her home.

Phone threats

ATTICA TWP. — A Peppermill Road man told Central Dispatch June 21 that he was getting threatening phone and text messages from someone named Matt.

Dog bite

ALMONT TWP. — A Tubspring Road man told Almont Police June 21 that he was bit by a dog while riding his bicycle. House trashed

OREGON TWP. — A Smith Road man told Central Dispatch June 21 that vandals toilet papered their house and tossed wood and other items in his pool. He said he found timedated receipts from Meijer in the debris and store employees told them it could be matched to store security tapes.

Phone stolen

IMLAY CITY — A North Branch man told Imlay City Police June 21 that his cell phone was stolen at Hickory Square Apartments. There is a suspect.

Parts stolen

NORTH BRANCH — A Country Lane man told North Branch Police June 21 that thieves took two converters.

Bird found

DRYDEN TWP. — A Rochester Road man told Central Dispatch June 21 that he found a peacock in his backyard.

Bad boyfriend

OREGON TWP. — A Miles Road man told Central Dispatch June 21 that his daughter’s 19-year-old exboyfriend threatened to slash the tires on his family’s vehicles.

Rockets glare

LAPEER — A Clay Street woman told Lapeer City Police June 21 that kids were setting off fireworks down the street.

Man arrested

OREGON TWP. — Genesee County Park Officers took a man into custody June 22 at Wolverine Campground on Mount Morris Road on a Lapeer City Police bench warrant. The man was taken to the Lapeer County Jail in lieu of a $1,250 bond.

Failed break-in

IMLAY CITY — A West Sixth Street woman told Imlay City Police June 22 that she and her daughter were awakened at 3:51 a.m. by someone trying to get in her front door.

Dogs attack

LAPEER — A woman told Lapeer City Police June 22 that a pair of pit bulls attacked her and her Yorkies while they were walking near the corner of Court and Horton streets near Gerlachs. The woman said she was unhurt and the pit bulls were still loose. Animal Control was notified.

Sky falling

LAPEER — A Lapeer City Police officer said June 22 that a piece of cement fell off the I-69 bridge over M-24 and struck his patrol car.

Bicycle found

NORTH BRANCH TWP. — A Lake Pleasant Road man told Central Dispatch June 22 that he found a new bicycle in the ditch next to his mailbox.

Growing problem

COLUMBIAVILLE — The owner of the Peters Mansion on Third Street told Central Dispatch June 22 that one of her tenants found a marijuana plant growing on the roof of the building’s shed.

Street fight

LAPEER — A woman told Lapeer City Police that two heavyset men in their mid- 20s were fighting in the parking lot in front of Sav-alot on South Main Street. They were gone by the time police arrived.

Dog bite

LAPEER — A Pines of Lapeer resident came to the Lapeer City Police Dept. June 22 to report they’d been bitten by a dog the day before.

Phone threats

OREGON TWP. — A Mount Morris Road woman told Central Dispatch June 22 that her 19-year-old daughter was getting threatening texts and phone messages.

Racial threats

LAPEER — A Biddle Street man told Lapeer City Police June 22 that two men in an apartment above a Nepessing Street business yelled racial slurs at him and threatened to beat him up.

Full moon

IMLAY CITY — A Tuscola County court officer told Central Dispatch June 22 that a man in a red Plymouth Breeze driven by a woman mooned him on Newark Road near Almont Avenue. He said the car got on westbound I-69.

Bad dog

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Kirkway Lane man told Central Dispatch June 22 that a pit bull was chasing children in front of his house.

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