The owner of called police June 26 after a young man tried to buy alcohol using what she believed to be a fraudulent Ohio driver's license. She reported that the man tried to purchase a six-pack of beer and then wanted flavored vodka. He initially asked for a flavor in a particular brand that does not carry that flavor. She recommended a different flavor. When he gave her his license, she was suspicious. She said there have been several young people coming into the store recently with Ohio driver's licenses that she suspects are fraudulent. After she refused to sell to the man June 26, she followed him outside and wrote down the license plate from the minivan that he was a passenger in. She told the officer the driver of the van spotted her standing outside of her store and hesitated to drive away. When she refused to go back inside, the van finally sped away. The responding officer told her to not return the next suspected fraudulent Ohio driver's license to the person and call the police, according to a report.
Domestic Violence Call Ends in Drunken Driving Arrest
Grosse Pointe Woods police arrested a 30-year-old resident June 28 for drunken driving after being called to his house for a domestic assault. The man left the house before officers arrived and was spotted driving near Hollywood Avenue and Wedgewood. He was speeding, rolled through a stop sign and refused to stop for the officer for a short time. When the officer approached the car, the man smelled of alcohol, was slow to respond to commands and had glassy eyes. He was also slow to respond to questions. A preliminary breath test revealed the man had a 0.15 percent blood alcohol level, according to a report.
Teens Reported, Arrested for Smoking Marijuana
Grosse Pointe Woods police arrested two 17-year-old St. Clair Shores residents June 28 after it was discovered they were smoking marijuana in a van in the 2200 block of Hampton Road. Police received a call about the teenagers smoking marijuana and when they pulled up, the van described by the caller was driving away. The officer stopped it and when he approached, he could smell the marijuana. During the arrest, the officer took marijuana was that was spread out on the floor of the van into evidence. The case has been handed over to the detective bureau pending charges, according to a report.
iPod Theft, Suspect Reported
A Grosse Pointe Woods resident reported an iPod stolen from their home in the 1800 block of Allard. The theft happened on June 27 between 3 to 5 p.m. and the victim provided police with information about a possible suspect, according to a report.
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