2017-05-17 / Police Beat

Police Beat

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

Disturbed by yelling

BURLINGTON TWP. — A Slattery Road resident told the Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. May 11 that she heard animals yelping, and possibly someone yelling for help, across the road. The woman told deputies she saw someone with a flashlight. Deputies found no one in the area.

Noisy neighbors

MARATHON TWP. — A Longsberry Road resident told the sheriff’s department May 11 that they heard yelling, pounding and revving engines coming from down the road. Deputies parked in the area, but reported hearing nothing.

Man at the door

LAPEER TWP. — A Clark Road woman told the sheriff’s department May 11 that someone tried to push in her door and she heard a man’s voice outside. She told deputies her daughter was a witness in a stabbing last summer. There is a suspect.

Drunk driving

DEERFIELD TWP. — An East Castle Road resident told the sheriff’s department May 11 that a very drunk man drove to M&M Market to buy more alcohol.

Gas burn reported

MAYFIELD TWP. — A gas company told the sheriff’s department May 11 that they would be burning gas from a transmission line near Roods Lake Road between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and it would be visible for about two miles.

Church alarm tripped

MAYFIELD TWP. — An alarm company told the sheriff’s department May 11 that an alarm had been tripped at the Center for Discipleship on Daley Road. Deputies found it was an accidental activation.

Unattended child raises concern

ELBA TWP. — A South Elba Road resident told the sheriff’s department May 11 that a 2-year-old child, dressed in only a diaper was outside the neighbor’s house with a dog. Deputies found the child in the back yard. Child Protective Services was notified. Deputies also called Lapeer County Animal Control for three dogs found at the home.

Home burglarized

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Carol Drive man told the sheriff’s department May 11 that he left for an hour and came home to find thieves had kicked in his bedroom door and gone through his dresser. He said he didn’t immediately see anything missing.

Domestic incident

LAPEER TWP. — A West Newark Road woman told the sheriff’s department May 11 that her 20-year-old grandson was out of control and throwing things because she took the phone she paid for away from him. She said her 70-year-old brother was outside trying to calm the younger man. No arrests were made.

Drunk arrested

DEERFIELD TWP. — The Lapeer County Sheriff’s Dept. arrested a motorist for drunken driving May 11 following a traffic stop on Burnside Road.

Car found in ditch

MAYFIELD TWP. — A passerby told the sheriff’s department May 11 that a Cadillac was in the ditch along North Saginaw Road. Deputies found a 17-year-boy who told them a tie rod had broken and he was waiting for his father and a wrecker.

Scary dogs reported

ARCADIA TWP. — A Lum Road woman told the sheriff’s department May 11 that the neighbor’s dogs keep coming over and trying to bite her parents. The woman first told deputies that she called Lapeer County Animal Control and was told they wouldn’t do anything, but then she admitted she’d called and found the office was closed.

— Phil Foley

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