2018-06-13 / Police Beat

Police Beat

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

Suicidal man agrees to meet with counselor

ARCADIA TWP. — A 31-year-old man’s family told deputies June 10 that he was telling his girlfriend, sister and mother he was going to hang himself. The man told deputies he was upset over a breakup with his girlfriend, but he wasn’t going to harm himself. He agreed to meet with a counselor at McLaren Lapeer Region.

Rude customer

ELBA TWP. — A clerk at the Lake Nepessing Road Party Store told deputies June 10 that a homeless man came in and bought a beer. He asked to use the restroom and when he was told the store didn’t have a public restroom, he urinated on the floor. The clerk didn’t want to press charges. Deputies told the man if he comes back he’ll be arrested for trespassing.

Dogs loose in yard

OREGON TWP. — A Chesterfield Drive resident told deputies June 10 that two dogs were running through their side yard.

Horse, pony retrieved

IMLAY TWP. — A North Blacks Corners Road resident told deputies June 10 that a horse and pony were running down the road. The owner retrieved the animals before deputies arrived.

Domestic incidents

ATTICA TWP. — A Hunters Creek Road man told deputies June 9 that his ex-girlfriend came over and went through his truck and house while he was away fishing. He said she came back a second time and tried to force her way into the house. He told deputies that he unholstered his handgun but did not point it at anyone. Neither person wanted to press charges. Deputies noted both were somewhat uncooperative.

• A woman told deputies June 9 that her husband was driving recklessly on northbound South Lapeer Road. She said he was arguing with their daughter and slamming on the brakes. Metamora Township Police met with the family at the Mobile gas station on South Lapeer Road. No arrests were made.

• A 12-year-old Oak Grove Road girl in Deerfield Township told deputies June 8 that her mother was drinking and hit her stepfather. Before deputies arrived the girl told dispatchers her mother found out she had called deputies and was chasing her in the yard.

Prisoner picked up

HURON COUNTY — Deputies went to the Huron County Jail June 9 to pick up a 46-year-old man sought on a felony drunken driving warrant. He was take to the Lapeer County Jail.

Business alarm tripped

METAMORA TWP. — An alarm company told deputies June 9 that a door sensor had been tripped at the Metamora Country Club on Club Drive. Deputies found the building secure.

Home burglarized

ATTICA TWP. — A Hunters Creek Road resident told deputies June 9 that thieves broke into their home.

Loose dogs reported

ATTICA TWP. — A passerby told deputies June 9 that a pair of German shepherds were loose on Imlay City Road.

ORV complaint

DEERFIELD TWP. — A Miller Lake Road resident told deputies June 9 that a man was tearing up the road with a Yamaha Warrior ORV. Deputies told the man to stop.

Fake suicide note posted by two students

MAYFIELD TWP. — A West Oregon Road woman told deputies June 8 that she found a suicide note posted on her daughter’s Instagram account. Deputies determined the note was the work of two Zemmer Middle School girls. The girls told deputies the note was fake, but couldn’t explain why they did it. Their parents were notified.

Deputies pick up boy walking along M-90

NORTH BRANCH TWP. — Deputies picked up an 11-year-old boy walking along westbound M-90 June 8 after a passerby questioned his safety. The boy told deputies his mother made him walk to school after he was kicked off the bus for smashing apples. Arriving a Ruth Fox Elementary School with the boy, deputies were told by staff that the boy’s mother had called to say she thought someone had stopped and picked up her child. Child Protective Services was notified.

Suspicious van

MARATHON TWP. — A Columbiaville Road resident told deputies June 8 that a white van pulled up in front of a neighbor’s house that’s for sale and people tried to open the fence. The van was gone when deputies arrived.

Trucks collide

DEERFIELD TWP. — Motorists told deputies June 8 that two pickups and a van collided on Burnside Road. Michigan State Police got there first.

Phil Foley

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