police arrested a 57-year-old Detroit man March 19 after he crashed into another vehicle near Mack and Rivard, drove from the scene and then sped away from officers when they tried to stop him. His vehicle had heavy front end damage and was leaking fluids as he drove from the scene. He was taken to the hospital to have blood drawn for a test, but officers believed he was heavily intoxicated. He had slurred speech and failed field sobriety tests. He was eventually arrested after he drove into his own driveway on Moross Road, where officers took photographs of his car. He was charged with possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, fleeing and eluding police and operating under the influence of alcohol, according to a report.
Financial Advisor Threatened
police are investigating a 70-year-old Detroit man who threatened his financial adviser March 22 during a telephone conversation. The man's investment account had been seized by the IRS recently and he threatened to come to the Grosse Pointe Woods office and settle the dispute personally. The financial adviser reported the threat and asked police for extra patrols in the area, according to a report.
Noise Ordinance Complaint
A 43-year-old Grosse Pointe Woods resident signed a citizen's citation for on Mack Avenue March 21 after complaining to police that the company was violating the noise ordinance. The officer went to Kroger first to check the noise level, which seemed quiet to him. He then went to the man's house on Sunningdale Drive and the man said that Kroger received a delivery truck after 9 p.m. which was unloaded until shortly after 11 p.m. He requested the ticket and the officer delivered it to the day shift of the grocery store so it could be given to the store manager, according to a report.
Medical Office Reports $10K Equipment Stolen
Grosse Pointe Woods police are investigating the theft of a piece of monitoring equipment valued at $10,000. An employee reported March 21 that a 26-year-old Detroit man had been loaned the equipment but failed to return it by the agreed deadline, which was March 18. Employees have tried to contact the man several times but once he realizes it is them, he hangs up. Employees simply want the equipment to be returned, according to a report.
Drunk Driver Arrested
Grosse Pointe Woods police arrested a Canton man March 18 for drunken driving after he turned on red at Mack and Vernier where it is posted in two areas that there are no turns on red. The man passed two field sobriety tests and failed two additional tests. He had a 0.10 percent blood alcohol limit, according to a report.
Van Stolen from St. John's Lot
A 2003 gold Chrysler Town and Country van was stolen from the parking lot of March 15. Grosse Pointe Woods police are investigating the theft.
Drugged Driver Arrested
Grosse Pointe Farms police arrested a 32-year-old Detroit man March 22 for driving under the influence of drugs after he turned on a red light at an intersection labeled as no turn on red. The man admitted to drinking beer that evening and failed most of his field sobriety tests. He told police he was lost and was trying to get to his home near 5 Mile Road and Dequindre. He told officers he thought he was somewhere other than where he was and it was a different time than it actually was. During a search of his car, officers found an unlabeled pill bottle with Xanax, Vicodin and Soma. They also took marijuana, a large amount of cash and related paraphernalia during the search, according to a report.
Marijuana Possession Under Investigation
Grosse Pointe Farms police are investigating the possession of marijuana and a narcotic kit by two 14 year olds after a parent called March 21 to report the problem. The teens, one a girl from Grosse Pointe Park and the other from the Farms, were with the parent who called when officers arrived. The parent explained that the teens were caught with the items, which led to the call. The officers interviewed the teens as well as some others who were present when they arrived. All of the teens were released to a parent and the drugs and paraphernalia were confiscated, according to a report.
Officers Arrest Man on Warrant
Grosse Pointe Farms police arrested a 26-year-old Harrison Township man March 20 after a traffic stop for an outstanding warrant from Macomb County. The man was wanted for a felony larceny case. He was driving without headlights at 5:40 a.m. near Mack Avenue and Roland when he was stopped, according to a report.
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