2017-11-12 / Police Beat

Police Beat

Deer-vehicle collisions

NORTH BRANCH TWP. — The driver of a GMC 4x4 told deputies Nov. 8 that they hit two deer on North Branch Road. The deer ran off.

• An insurance company told deputies Nov. 7 that a customer hit a deer on westbound I-69 in Imlay Township with their 2010 Ford Fusion. A company spokesman said the car was towed to Imlay City and the driver was at a hotel.

• The driver of a Jeep Wrangler told deputies Nov. 7 that they hit a deer on eastbound I-69 in Attica Township.

• The driver of a Chevrolet Silverado told deputies Nov. 7 that they hit a deer on Miller Road in Deerfield Township

• The driver of a Chevrolet Camaro told deputies Nov. 7 that they hit a deer on westbound I-69 in Imlay Township.

• A motorist told deputies Nov. 7 that they hit a deer on North Lake Pleasant Road in Attica Township.

• The driver of a Chevrolet Malibu told deputies Nov. 7 that they hit a deer on North Lake Pleasant Road in Attica Township.

Scared by voices

MAYFIELD TWP. — A 13-yearold girl home alone with her 3-year-old brother told deputies Nov. 8 that she thought she heard voices and a door closing in her West Norway Lake Road home. Deputies found no one.

Home alarm tripped

IMLAY TWP. — An alarm company told deputies Nov. 8 that an entry motion alarm was tripped at a South Blacks Corners Road home. The alarm company canceled before deputies arrived.

SUV rolls over

LAPEER TWP. — An East Sutton Road resident told deputies Nov. 8 that a GMC Suburban or Denali rolled over in front of his house. He said the woman driver appeared intoxicated and walked away with blood on her arm.

Shooting complaint

ATTICA TWP. — A Bray Road resident told deputies Nov. 8 that someone was constantly shooting somewhere nearby. Deputies rode up and down the road, but neither heard nor saw anything.

Gravel spills on road

ATTICA TWP. — A motorist told deputies Nov. 8 that a gravel hauler dumped part of its load on Newark Road near Lake Pleasant Road.

Deer found

ELBA TWP. — A passerby told deputies Nov. 8 that they found an injured deer on Baldwin Road. They asked for a kill tag.

Domestic incidents

HADLEY TWP. — A Hidden Springs Drive man told deputies Nov. 8 that he was arguing with his 17-year-old son. The man’s wife said she didn’t want anyone there. The son agreed to get help for drug addiction. No arrests were made.

• Deputies were sent to a West Road residence in Attica Township on Nov. 7 following reports of a domestic dispute between a woman and her adult daughter. The daughter left for the night.

• Deputies arrested a North Van Dyke Road man in Imlay Township for domestic violence after a woman told deputies he had been drinking and shooting in the back yard before coming in an breaking some things a throwing a wrench at her. Deputies had to wake the man before taking him to the Lapeer County Jail.

Someone in house?

ELBA TWP. — A Davison Road woman told deputies Nov. 7 that she was home with her 9- and 11-year-old sons and thought someone was in the house. Deputies found no one and suggested she have her crawl space checked for animals.

Sick raccoon

MARATHON TWP. — A Howell Road resident told deputies Nov. 7 that a there was a sick racoon in the tree line. Deputies put it down.

Failed burglary

ELBA TWP. — A South Elba Road resident told deputies Nov. 7 that thieves tried to force open his back door while he was gone, but failed.

Explosions heard

MARATHON TWP. — A Wilson Road resident told deputies Nov. 7 that they heard two loud explosions. Deputies found nothing.

Huffing in a vehicle

ATTICA TWP. — Deputies found a man in his 40s locked in an SUV in the car pool lot on Campbell Road Nov. 7. Deputies said the man was huffing a can of CO2 and gagging. Deputies got the man out of the vehicle and his wife came and took him home.

— Phil Foley

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

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