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Crime

June 22, 2011

Warranted

On June 14, a Brandon deputy responded to the 300 block of Cedar. The complainant said her ex-boyfriend, who has warrants for his arrest for non-support, was in her backyard. The man was arrested and taken to the Oakland County Jail.

Rearranged

On June 14, a Brandon deputy responded to the 1900 block of Viola for a report of home invasion. The complainant said between 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m., someone entered the home. The front door was open and a computer and chair that sit in front of the door were moved. Dresser drawers were opened, but nothing appeared to be missing.

B&E

On June 16, at 7:15 a.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the 3200 block of Perry Lake Road for a report of breaking and entering. The complainant said within the past 24 hours, someone had broken into his barn and stolen a zero turn mower valued at $8,000 and a generator valued at $2,000.

Testosterone overload

On June 16, at 9:45 p.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the 1500 block of Michael Street for a fight. The homeowner said several of her daughter’s friends came to her house to talk about drug use and theft involving her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend. There were no problems until her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend arrived and they began yelling at the friends. Her daughter attacked a girl, hitting and pulling the girl’s hair and the boyfriend pushed people and was throwing punches. Neighbors came to break up the fight. The mother said her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend have a history of drug abuse and the boyfriend threw a needle out of his vehicle before the deputies arrived. The girl who was hit by the daughter showed a large amount of hair on the ground that matched the color of her hair. The daughter was uncooperative with police. A search of her boyfriend’s car produced two syringe caps, a piece of burned foil and a vile of suspected injectable testosterone. Both the daughter and her boyfriend were cited for disorderly conduct and released at the scene. The suspected testosterone was taken to the crime lab. The case is open.

In denial

On June 18, at 2:20 a.m., a Brandon deputy was advised to be on the lookout for a possible drunk driver in an older van on northbound M-15 that was driving into oncoming traffic and had hit the guardrail. The deputy found the vehicle on M-15 near Allen Road and got behind it, at which time the van turned into the Shell gas station at M-15 and Glass Road. The van then turned back onto M-15, heading south. The deputy stopped the vehicle at M-15 and Allen Road. The man said he had not been drinking, but their were fresh marks on the side of the van collaborating the witness statement and the man smelled of intoxicants. He failed several field sobriety tests and wouldn’t perform a breathalyzer test as instructed. The deputy obtained a search warrant and transported the man to the hospital for a blood draw before taking him to the Oakland County Jail. The case is open.