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September 08, 2010 - Tables turned

On Sept. 1, at 2 a.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the area of Wildwood Loop and Apple for a domestic assault. The complainant said the father of her child choked her. The man said he and the complainant were at his probation meeting when they got into an argument over him calling another girl. The complainant left him at the meeting. After he got home, he said he went to a friend's house and she showed up and they argued. She picked him up and drove home, they argued further and he said she hit him several times in the face. He grabbed her wrist to stop her and she bit him on the arm. The complainant said she hit him several times in the head after he choked her. The deputy observed several scratches on the man's chest, back and face and a bite mark on his left arm. The woman had no visible injuries or discoloration. The man semlled of intoxicants and admitted to three sips of moonshine. A preliminary breathalyzer test showed he had a blood alcohol content of .168 percent. The woman had not been drinking. She was cited for domestic violence. He was cited for minor in possession.


On Sept. 1, a report was filed at the Brandon substation for intimidation. The complainant is in the beginning stages of a divorce and her husband has threatened to kill her, their two children and himself. He has no history of violent behavior, but she wants a record of the threats. She was advised on getting a personal protection order.

Drunk driver

On Sept. 1, a Brandon deputy on patrol observed a vehicle doing 60 miles per hour in a 50 miles per hour zone on Ortonville Road. He stopped the vehicle on Granger Road. The driver smelled of intoxicants and said he'd had two beers in the last two hours. A preliminary breathalyzer test showed he had a blood alcohol content of .141 percent. He was arrested for operating while intoxicated and taken to the Oakland County Jail.


On Sept. 1, a Brandon deputy responded to the 700 block of Happy Trail for a breaking and entering report. The complainant said the door from the garage into the home had been forced. The door jamb was broken and the latch was on the floor. The safe in the upstairs office was open, but not forced. Jewelry and prescription medication are missing. The case is open.


On Sept. 3, at 2 a.m., a Brandon deputy on patrol at Ortonville Road and Seymour Lake Road assisting with a traffic stop saw a truck pull in behind the stopped vehicle. The passenger exited and began walking toward the deputies. She was advised to get back in the truck, which then accelerated. The driver was told to stop. He complied for a moment, then, while the deputy was in front of the truck, he started to accelerate again, nearly striking the deputy. He pulled the truck to the side of the road and the deputy noted he smelled of intoxicants. A preliminary breathalyzer test showed the man had a blood alcohol content of .106 percent. He said he had two beers. He told the deputy he had a permit to carry a concealed weapon and a loaded .357 Magnum was found in the center console along with a box of 27 bullets. Four more bullets and two spent shell casings were found in the ashtray. An unlabeled pill bottle with a blue pill was also found in the truck. The gun, bullets and pill were confiscated. The vehicle was impounded. The case is open.

Missing guns, pills, owl

On Sept. 3, a Brandon deputy responded to the 200 block of Corey Lane for a report of larceny. The house was owned by the complainant's late father and she and the other children have been clearing the home of most belongings. Recently, she has noticed several items missing, including a Vicodin bottle from the kitchen counter and a wooden owl statue that was screwed into a stump. On this date, she discovered two guns were gone from a bedroom closet. A key box and key from outside the home are also gone. The case is open.

Failed fraud

On Sept. 4, a Brandon deputy responded to the 3500 block of Hadley Road for identity theft. The complainant said he received a call from Capital One Bank advising him someone had tried opening an account in his name. The person failed in their attempt and there was no loss, but he was advised to make a police report.


On Sept. 5, a Brandon deputy on patrol on Sashabaw Road near Oakhill Road stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation. The driver had a warrant out of Pontiac for domestic violence. Her passenger had a warrant out of Lapeer for retail fraud. Both warrants were confirmed, but only the Pontiac Police Department wanted to take custody. The driver was turned over to the Pontiac PD at Dixie and Telegraph. The passenger was advised on the warrant and released.

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