August 11, 2010 - Party's over
On July 31, at 9:30 p.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the 300 block of Granger Road, for a larceny report. The complainant said she attended a party at this residence the previous night and sometime between 11:30 p.m. and 11:30 a.m., someone stole $50 and her house key. The case is open.
On Aug. 1, at about 3 a.m., a Brandon deputy on patrol on southbound Ortonville Road near Huff Lake saw a vehicle parked on the side of the road with someone standing on the passenger side. The deputy pulled up and shone his spotlight on the subject, who turned around and was pulling up the zipper on his pants. When the deputy asked the man what he was doing, the man, who had been urinating on the shoulder of the road, said, "I couldn't hold it..." The man's speech was slurred and a case of Bud Light beer was on the rear floorboard of the vehicle. He denied drinking, but when a preliminary breathalyzer test showed he had a blood alcohol content of .097 percent, he admitted the beer was his and he had been drinking. He was cited for disorderly conduct and minor in possession and his passenger drove them home.
Bikeless in Brandon
On Aug. 1, a Brandon deputy was flagged down by a complainant in the 2200 block of Allen Road. The complainant said someone entered his open, detached garage and stole his son's bike while he was gone for an hour-and-a-half.
On Aug. 2, a Brandon deputy responded to the 1800 block of Perry Lake Road. The complainant said he left home at 8:45 a.m. and when he returned at 6:30 p.m., he noticed part of the door latch on the garage floor and realized the back garage door and the door into the home had both been forced open, with damage to the door and doorjambs. Taken from the home were a .44 caliber handgun with scope, a 9 mm handgun, a digital camera, coin jug, and watch and other jewelry. The case is open.
On Aug. 2, a Brandon deputy re-sponded to a business at Sashabaw and Oakhill roads. The complainant said he parked his bike in the store vestibule and went in. As he was walking in, he noticed kids walking out, but didn't get a good look at them. He was inside the store for a few minutes when his friend called him and said he saw someone riding his custommade, yellow bike with blue handlebars northbound on Sashabaw Road. The victim's mother later found several pieces of the bike in the woods near the mobile home park. The case is open.
On Aug. 2, a Brandon deputy responded to the 300 block of N. Sashabaw Road for an attempted breaking and entering. The complainant said someone tried to break in to her house by kicking two of her doors. It does not appear they gained entry. The case is open.
On Aug. 3, at 12:18 a.m., a Brandon deputy responded to Genesys Hospital in Grand Blanc to meet Michigan State Police troopers to take custody for a subject on a Friend of the Court warrant with a $5,261 cash bond. He was taken to the Oakland County Jail.
Really nothing there
On Aug. 2, Michigan State Police Troopers from the Groveland Township post responded to the 7300 block of Groveland Road after a call from the homeowner of a break-in. The home had been vacant from July 14 to Aug. 2 and had been broken into two times. Nothing was in the home to steal. Case closed.
On Aug. 3, Michigan State Police Troopers from the Groveland Township post responded to the 16000 block of Fall River in the Oakhill Estates mobile home community for a report of a woman driving over the lawn of a residence. A 35-year-old female allegedly drove her vehicle over the lawn of a 25-year-old man, her former boyfriend, who had been released from prison a few weeks earlier. According to reports the woman was arrested for disturbing the peace.
On Aug. 4, at 2:22 a.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the 3600 block of Pinoak, where he met a complainant who said her 17-year-old daughter was supposed to be home by midnight and was inside the listed address with her 17-year-old boyfriend. She pointed out her daughter's vehicle in the driveway and said she had knocked on the door and no one answered. The deputy also knocked on the door and received no response. He found an open window and shone his flashlight in, and awakened a woman. She let the deputy in to knock on a bedroom door where the complainant's daughter and her boyfriend were asleep. When the door was opened, the deputy detected a strong odor of intoxicants. Preliminary breathalyzer tests were administered, revealing the daughter has a .115 percent blood alcohol content and her boyfriend had a bac of .101 percent. They admitted drinking Southern Comfort and an empty fifth bottle was on the floor. Several six-packs of beer were on the kitchen table. The daughter and her boyfriend were cited for minors in possession. The homeowners were cited for furnishing alcohol to minors. A LEIN check showed the adult male occupant of the home has a felony warrant and several other warrants for his arrest. He was taken to the Oakland County Jail.
On Aug. 4, a Brandon deputy responded to the 2500 block of Iid's Way. The complainant said someone entered his unlocked truck parked in the driveway and stole his loaded handgun from the glove box, as well as a GPS device.
No sign of sign
On Aug. 6, a Brandon deputy responded to Persimmon Drive for suspicious circumstances. The complainant said her company is missing an advertising sign from the corner of Seymour Lake Road and Persimmon, at the front of the Seymour Lake Meadows subdivision.
B & E
On Aug. 6, at 10:49 p.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the 6200 block of Oakhill Road for a breaking and entering complaint. The complainant arrived home and found his front door open. He called the police and waited. The front door was broken in and the doorjamb was separated from the wall. Nothing was immediately found to be missing. The case is open.
On Aug. 6, at 8:15 a.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the 5100 block of Seymour Lake Road for a home invasion report. Two doors at the home were found forced open. The homeowner said jewelry, an air compressor, and two piggy banks containing several hundred dollars were missing. A deputy from the Orion substation had a suspect in custody with the stolen property.
Gone in 60 seconds
On Aug. 4, Michigan State Police Troopers from the Groveland Township post responded to the 200 block of State Park Road after a report of a breaking and entering. According to police reports the female homeowner left about 10 a.m. and arrived back at noon to find the back door open. A television, laptop and jewelry were reported missing. The family dog was home but had been locked in the garage.
On Aug. 5, Michigan State Police Troopers from the Groveland Township post responded to Bottoms Up Food and Spirits, 14000 block of Dixie Highway after a report a car was broken into. An employee of the restaurant reported $300 in cash stolen from his wallet which was left in the car.
Mother, son tag team
On Aug. 7, Michigan State Police Troopers from the Groveland Township post responded to Kimberly Drive in the Oakhill Estates mobile home community. When the trooper arrived a mother and son were fighting on the front lawn. The trooper asked the woman to stop. She refused and continued to push her 16-year-old son around the yard. The trooper stepped in to stop the fight and was pushed by the son, who had started pushing his mother. The mother also pushed the trooper. The mother was arrested for assault, the son was not arrested due to his age. She was lodged in Oakland County Jail.