September 15, 2010 - Minor a major
On Sept 5, Michigan State Troopers from the Groveland Township Post responded to the parking lot at Bueche's Food World for a Minor In Possession (MIP) report. A minor called to report that some alcohol was stolen from his home. A second minor had then consumed the alcohol. A breathalyzer was given and the minor registered a .034. He was taken into custody.
Gas and go
On Sept 6, Michigan State Troopers from the Groveland Township Post responded to the Marathon station near Grange Hall and Ortonville roads for a report of a customer who drove off without paying after fueling. Troopers were provided the license number and went to the home of the suspect. The man said he swiped his credit card and assumed it went through, however it did not. He returned to pay for the gas.
How many? Right
On Sept. 7, at 7:28 p.m., a Brandon deputy on patrol was advised of a possible drunken driver traveling northbound on Ortonville Road from I-75. The deputy spotted the suspect driving on the shoulder and stopped the vehicle near Glass Road. The driver smelled strongly of intoxicants. She told the deputy she'd "only had two or three beers." A preliminary breathalyzer test showed she had a blood alcohol content of .329 percent. She was arrested for operating while intoxicated and taken to Pontiac Osteopathic Hospital for a blood draw. She also required medical clearance from a doctor due to her high level of intoxication. She was then taken to the Oakland County Jail. The case is open.
On Sept 9, Michigan State Troopers from the Groveland Township Post responded to the Groveland Manor Mobile Home Community after a report of an assault in progress. The caller said he witnessed a man kick a female in the chest. Troopers questioned both who claimed they were doing a karate demonstration in the street. No charges were filed however, alcohol was involved.
On Sept 10, Michigan State Troopers from the Groveland Township Post responded to the parking lot at Bueche's Food World for a disturbance. When troopers arrived a group of women were preparing to fight. Troopers said that a sister's boyfriend told an ex-girlfriend she was going to beat her ass and kill her. They left the scene.
All in the family
On Sept 11, Michigan State Troopers from the Groveland Township Post responded to the 16000 block of Windy Knoll for a domestic assault. Troopers said that a father and son were going to fight in the front yard over the disrespectfulness of the son's child. The youth allegedly was making prank phone calls to his grandfather.
On Sept. 12, a Brandon deputy responded to the 2500 block of Granger Road for malicious destruction of property. The complainant said between 8 p.m. the night before and 5 a.m. this morning, someone smashed her daughter's car window.
On Sept. 12, at 2:30 a.m., a Brandon deputy responded to a business establishment in the 2200 block of Ortonville Road for a fight. When the deputy arrived, he found approximately 30 people standing in the parking lot. Sitting on a rock was a man with facial injuries. An employee of the establishment said the person responsible for the victim's injuries had a firearm and was standing by a silver car. As the deputy walked over to the suspect, he saw him take an object from his right hip and throw it into the backseat of the vehicle. The deputy then observed a gun on the rear seat of the vehicle. The victim's girlfriend told the deputy as they were walking out of the bar someone called the victim a profanity and when he asked who said it, the suspect started punching her boyfriend in the face until he knocked him down. Both the suspect and victim appeared intoxicated. A preliminary breathalyzer test on the suspect showed he had a blood alcohol content of .156 percent. The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. The suspect was taken to the Oakland County Jail and admitted on the way that he hit the victim. He was released pending investigation. The case is open.
On Sept. 12, a walk-in report of fraud was filed at the Brandon substation. The complainant was contacted by her bank and advised that someone was using her business credit card on the internet. Several transactions were attempted, including a charge of $178.59 to Sears and $479.38 to Walmart. She was advised by the credit card company to file a police report. The case is open.