2017-10-11 / Police Beat

Police Beat

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

Road signs down

IMLAY TWP. — A passerby told deputies Oct. 8 that someone had taken the road closed signs down on East Capac Road. They said they stood them back up.

Trees reported down

MAYFIELD TWP. — A motorist on Callis Road told deputies Oct. 8 that a tree had fallen across the road. The Lapeer County Road Commission was notified.

• A passerby told deputies Oct. 8 that a tree was blocking one of the entrances to Maple Grove Elementary School in Lapeer Township. School officials were notified.

Domestic incidents

MAYFIELD TWP. — A Timbeview Trail woman told deputies Oct. 8 that her boyfriend moved out last week and now he’s pounding on the door. The woman said the man had been drinking and they moved there two months ago because he has a drinking problem, but now she wants him gone. Deputies told the woman she would have to go through the eviction process.

• Deputies arrested a 44-year-old woman for domestic violence Oct. 8 at her Sherwood Lane home in Mayfield Township after she reportedly punched her husband of nearly three months in the face. The woman told deputies they were arguing over jealousy and finances. Deputies noted the man had a small cut on his face, but declined medical attention at the scene. She was taken to the Lapeer County Jail.

• A North Maple Road woman in Elba Township told deputies Oct. 7 that her husband assaulted her earlier in the day and dumped trash in their kitchen. She said she’d been drinking, but he had not. The husband left for the night. No arrests were made.

• A 35-year-old woman on Lake Pleasant Road in North Branch Township told deputies Oct. 6 that her 66-year-old mother wouldn’t get out of the car and was pulling her hair and trying to take her phone. The woman told deputies her mother and brother were yelling at her. The trio was separated and no arrests were made.

Money missing

OREGON TWP. — A woman at an adult care facility on Reamer Road told deputies Oct. 8 that she thought the staff took $40 million from her. The staff told deputies the woman had been getting loud with them. The woman upped her loss to one zillion dollars.

Vehicle-deer accidents

ATTICA TWP. — The driver of a van told deputies Oct. 8 that a deer ran into the side of their van while they were driving west on Imlay City Road.

• A motorist on westbound Bowers Road in Attica Township told deputies Oct. 7 that they hit a deer just west of Lake George Road.

• A motorist on westbound Sutton Road in Attica Township told deputies Oct. 6 that they hit a deer.

• The driver of a 2012 Ford Focus told deputies Oct. 5 that they hit a deer on North Lapeer Road in Deerfield Township. Deputies put the deer down.

• A motorist told deputies Oct. 5 that they hit a deer on South Elba Road in Elba Township and it ran off.

• The driver of a Prius told deputies Oct. 5 that they hit a deer on westbound I-69 in Attica Township.

Suicidal man

METAMORA TWP. — A woman told deputies Oct. 8 that her ex-boyfriend texted her that he was thinking about shooting himself. Metamora Township Police took the man to McLaren Lapeer Region for evaluation, but noted the man made no suicidal statements to them.

Wallet stolen

ATTICA TWP. — An Attica Road man told deputies Oct. 8 that that his wallet was stolen while he was attending a wedding in the area.

Taking a break

GOODLAND TWP. — A passerby told deputies Oct. 7 that a red Saturn was parked outside a church on Armstrong Road at 12:10 a.m. Deputies found a sleeping man.

Car stolen

OTTER LAKE — A Genesee Street man told deputies Oct. 7 that his 2010 Dodge Challenger was stolen overnight. Michigan State Police found the car crashed in Flint.

Threats made

IMLAY TWP. — A Newark Road resident told deputies Oct. 7 that someone on a motorcycle gave him the finger and flashed gang signs at him while he was westbound on Newark Road. He said they followed him home and passed his house a couple of times.

Wires down

ELBA TWP. — A Davison Road resident told deputies Oct. 7 that a tree fell, taking down a power pole and wires. The wires fell across a fence and a garage roof.

Teens with Nerf guns

LAPEER — A woman told deputies Oct. 7 that that three teens were at the Lapeer Post Office just shy of 9 p.m. She said one was inside the Post Office fence and appeared to have a gun. Deputies found three teens carrying Nerf guns.

Vehicle rolls

ATTICA TWP. — Deputies cited a semi-driver Oct. 6 with careless driving after they reportedly sideswiped another vehicle on westbound I-69 while changing lanes. Deputies reported the second vehicle went off the left side of the road and rolled on its roof. The driver of the second vehicle reportedly suffered minor injuries, but declined medical attention at the scene.

Vehicles slides off road

HADLEY — The driver of a Jeep Cherokee told deputies Oct. 6 that they hydroplaned off Hadley Road and into a cornfield.

Shooting complaint

NORTH BRANCH TWP. — A Martus Road resident told deputies Oct. 6 that the neighbors were shooting toward Jefferson Road. Deputies said no shooting was going on when they arrived.

Phil Foley

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