Police Blotter: Fuel Spill, Marijuana Possesion

The following is gathered from the Departments of Public Safety of the Grosse Pointes. Arrests do not indicate conviction.

Drunken driver arrested

A 38-year-old Fraser man was stopped May 28 on Lake Shore by after he was clocked driving 56 miles per hour. After failing field sobriety tests, he was given a Breathalyzer test and was found to have a 0.20 blood alcohol level. He was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol. 

Fuel spill

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a fuel spill May 26 in . A 55-year-old Grosse Pointe Farms resident was allegedly cleaning his engine compartment of his son's 18-foot fiberglass boat, and was wringing out the fuel-soaked sponge into the water. responded and turned the case over to the U.S. Coast Guard. 

Fraudulent purchase

A 61-year-old Grosse Pointe Farms resident reported someone in the Upper Peninsula used her credit card to purchase a car seat from walmart.com. Police are investigating.

Marijuana possession

A 25-year-old Clinton Township resident was arrested May 27 after a police officer discovered a jar of marijuana in his car. Police stopped the man as he entered a parking lot at Kercheval and Notre Dame through the exit. While speaking with the man, officers detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle and he admitted to possessing the drugs. He was arrested for marijuana possession.

Construction tools stolen

A 56-year-old Grosse Pointe City resident reported May 25 that someone stole power tools, oil brushes and two ladders from his work van parked in the 600 block of Fisher. The rear window of the van was broken out to gain access to the items.

For questions on the police blotter, email edward.cardenas@patch.com.


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