2010-10-27 / Police Beat

Police Beat

Mailbox hit

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Mayfield Road man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Oct. 18 that a dark colored car, headed north on the road, hit his mailbox and kept going.

Annoying ex

DEERFIELD TWP. — A Gracelawn Drive woman told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Oct. 18 that her ex-boyfriend is stalking her.

Hunting theft

ELBA TWP. — A Curtiss Drive man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Oct. 18 that thieves took three trees stands from his property.

House burglarized

ALMONT TWP. — A Howland Road man told Almont Police Oct. 18 that burglars took a gun and change from his house.

Threats made

MARATHON TWP. — A Briggs Road man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Oct. 18 that a man sent him threatening text messages. He said he thinks the suspect is on probation for a felony conviction.

Scary dog

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Nottingham Drive woman told Central Dispatch Oct. 18 that a white, wolf-like dog was loose in the neighborhood. She said it makes all the other dogs in the area nervous. The animal was gone when deputies arrived.

Gun stolen

DEERFIELD TWP. — A Five Lakes Road woman told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Oct. 18 that thieves took a .20- gauge shotgun from his home. He said the house is up for sale and a real estate agent had showings Oct. 16.

Shot heard

LAPEER TWP. — A Briarwood Drive man told Central Dispatch Oct. 18 that he heard a shot to the west of his house.

Business burglarized

IMLAY CITY — Imlay City Police reported Oct. 19 that Bugsy’s on West Capac Road was burglarized.

Pair arrested

LAPEER TWP. — Michigan State Police took a man and woman into custody Oct. 19 after a woman told them a man in a Buick cut her off on East Newark Road near Clark Road and then threatened her with knives when she gave him the finger.

Trash dumped

LAPEER TWP. — A Dryden Township man told Metamora Township Police Oct. 19 that someone dumped three large bags of trash on East Sutton Road about a half mile west of Wilder Road. Gravel shower

MARATHON TWP. — A Columbiaville woman told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Oct. 19 that two teen boys and a girl, all wearing hats, spun a Ford F-150 pickup in the parking lot of the Baptist church on Klam Road, spraying her Buick LeSabre with gravel. She said the trio gave her the finger and drove off westbound on Klam Road.

Car damaged

NORTH BRANCH — A North Branch Road man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Oct. 19 that a man broke into his car while he was at a Monroe Street home the night before and damaged it.

Equipment theft

MARATHON TWP. — A West Barnes Lake Road man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Oct. 19 that a hunter was on his property looking for a deer and now his deer stand is missing.

Running dogs

ATTICA TWP. — A Lake Pleasant Road man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Oct. 19 at his neighbor has been letting his dogs run on his property all summer.

Nose broken

LAPEER — An employee at the Lapeer Hotel on DeMille Road told Lapeer City Police Oct. 19 a 16- year-old boy was involved in a fight behind the hotel and had gone to Lapeer Regional Medical Center’s ER with a broken nose.

Running horse

METAMORA TWP. — A West Dryden Road man told Metamora Township Police Oct. 19 that a horse was running loose near Rimbro Road. The animal was gone when police arrived.

Loose horse

DEERFIELD TWP. — A Marathon Township woman and a GLTA driver told Central Dispatch Oct. 19 that a white horse was loose on Columbiaville Road about a mile and a half west of M-24. The owner was located and was trying to round up the animal.

Standing horse

IMLAY TWP. — A Church Road woman told Central Dispatch Oct. 19 that a horse was standing in the road.

Backhoe vandalized

LAPEER TWP. — An employee at Hunt Farms near the corner of Morris and Newark roads told Lapeer Township Police Oct. 20 that one of the farm’s backhoes was vandalized.

Wire stolen

LAPEER — A Canadian National Railroad employee told Lapeer City Police Oct. 20 that thieves took an unspecified amount of line wire from along the railroad tracks near DeMille Road during the night.

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