2017-03-12 / Police Beat

Police Beat

Editor’s note: The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. has been experiencing technical difficulties with its computer system and as a result there are fewer Police Blotter items to report.

Suicidal girl

LAPEER — A manager at the Meijer store on DeMille Road told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. March 6 that a 15-year-old girl in his church had sent a text message saying she was considering suicide. Deputies went to the girl’s Lapeer Township home and met with her and her mother. The girl told deputies she had sent a SnapChat message, but denied being suicidal.

Car/deer collision

LAPEER TWP. — A motorist told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. March 6 that they hit a deer on southbound Wilder Road. They said no one was injured and the vehicle was drivable.

Noisy logger

MAYFIELD TWP. — An East Coulter Road resident told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. March 6 the people were cutting down trees across the street at 6:45 a.m. and the township noise ordinance prohibits that sort of activity between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m. The logger told deputies they would not start before 8 a.m. in the future.

Door kicked in

LAPEER TWP. — A Converse Drive resident flagged down the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. March 6 and told them someone had kicked in a garage door at a nearby bank-owned home.

Woman dies

MAYFIELD TWP. — A man told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. March 6 that he had arrived at his mother’s home on Farnsworth Road to find her deceased of natural causes. He told deputies she had been under hospice care.

Home burglarized

MARATHON TWP. — A Cusenza Drive resident told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. March 6 that thieves broke into their home.

Shooting complaint

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Bowers Road resident told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. March 6 that someone fired about eight shots in 10 minutes at 8:03 p.m. Deputies found no one.

— Phil Foley

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

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