2016-12-11 / Police Beat

Police Beat

Police Beat is a compilation of reports from the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept.

Domestic incidents

RICH TWP. — A woman told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 7 that her son’s girlfriend was trying to fight her and her son. She said the younger woman told her that her father committed suicide and she was going to do the same. The young woman was taken to McLaren Lapeer Region for observation.

• The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. was sent to a Cadillac Court residence in Mayfield Township on Dec. 6 following reports of a domestic dispute. Deputies said the woman continued to be belligerent, even though the man was leaving as she’d asked. Deputies found the man was being sought in Oakland County on a warrant charging him with driving while license suspended. Oakland County authorities wouldn’t come for the man, so deputies took him to a Lapeer home for the night.

Road hazard reported

DEERFIELD TWP. — A passerby told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 7 that a pickup truck was stopped the wrong way on Chapman Road with no lights on. The owner’s father told deputies it was out of gas and he would move it as soon as he got some.

Teen hospitalized

DEERFIELD TWP. — A 17-yearold girl upset over not being able to go to school full time told her mother Dec. 7 that she’d consumed a bottle of Seroquel. She was taken to McLaren Lapeer Region.

Death threats made

MAYFIELD TWP. — An Angle Road woman told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 7 that her step-brother threatened to kill her father.

Truck tampering?

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Fairview Drive man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 7 he believes people have been tampering with his semi-truck and trying to steal his cargo.

Concerned by vehicle

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Roods Lake Road resident told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 6 a teal van was driving slowly down the road and pulled into the Kamax parking lot. Deputies didn’t find the van, but noted several Kamax employees were arriving for work.

Yard damaged

DEEERFIELD TWP. — A Maple Drive resident told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 6 someone drove through their yard the night before.

Bible thrown at door

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Brookfield Drive woman told the Lapeer County Sheriff’ Dept. Dec. 6 that someone left bags of frozen food and empty pop bottles at her door the day before and on Dec. 6 threw a Bible at her door. There is a suspect.

Illegal dumping

MAYFIELD TWP. — A North Saginaw Road man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 6 that someone dumped branches and cement chunks on his property.

Identity theft

COLUMBIAVILLE — A Waters Street woman told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 6 that she got a bill for $157 from Walmart.com and notices from Chase, Amazon and Visa saying her credit application had been denied. She said all four were in a last name she hasn’t used in five years.

Woman harassed

HADLEY — A clerk at the Hadley General Store told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 6 that her ex-boyfriend is harassing her and her boss by phone. Deputies suggested she block him on her phone and get a personal protection order. They also called the man and told him to knock it off.

Cows on the road

ELBA TWP. — A South Elba Road farmer told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 6 that someone let his cows out and they were all over the road. They were later rounded up.

Vehicle-deer collisions

RICH TWP. — The driver of a Chevrolet Malibu told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 6 that they hit a deer on North Lapeer Road south of Barnes Road. They said the deer was still alive. Deputies put it down.

• The driver of a Chevrolet Sonic told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 7 that they it a deer in Deerfield Township on Burnside Road. They were unsure where the deer was.

• A South Youngs Road woman told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 7 that she hit a deer with her Jeep earlier in the day on Belle River Road in Attica Township and continued on to work.

• The driver of a Ford Focus told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 7 that they hit a deer on eastbound I-69 in Lapeer Township.

Noisy neighbor

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Sherwood Lane resident told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 5 that his neighbor on Brookshire was playing loud, bass music again. He wanted her quieted down.

Gun question

LAPEER — A North Branch man brought a gun case, containing an Uzi pistol, two clips and a bayonet in a sheath, to the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 5. He said he inherited a case full of guns from a friend in August. He thought the Uzi was fully automatic and he wanted the sheriff’s department to hold on to it while he checked to see if he needed a permit for it.

Helpful deputy

DEERFIELD TWP. — The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. gave a shopper at Bryan’s Supermarket a ride to their home on Gracelawn to get a spare set of keys Dec. 5 after they locked themselves out of their vehicle accidently.

Shooting complaint

ATTICA TWP. — A Miller Road resident told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. Dec. 5 someone was shooting to the west of their home at 7:57 p.m. They wanted to know about the laws governing target practice. Deputies found no one shooting in the area.

— Phil Foley

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