City of Grosse Pointe police arrested 3 men Tuesday following a traffic stop at St. Clair Street and Kercheval Avenue in which ready-to-sell marijuana was found inside the car. The vehicle had an expired registration, which is why the traffic stop was performed. During the stop, the officers smelled marijuana and then used the department's K-9 officer, Raleigh, to search. Raleigh alerted officers to a book bag, which was found to have 50 baggies of marijuana and a scale. The 21-year-old driver, of Macomb, was charged with selling marijuana. The other men, ages 21 and 24, both of Detroit, were arrested on outstanding warrants from other jurisdictions, according to a report.
Bank Alerts Business Owner to Possible Embezzlement
City of Grosse Pointe police are investigating a report of embezzlement by a business owner in the Village. The owner was contacted by his bank regarding a check that had been written to cash for what the bank employee said was an excessive amount. When the business owner looked into it, he found the check was not accounted for in his financial records and that such checks had been written two to three times per month for about a year. He provided police with the name of the person who is in charge of tracking the company's finances, according to a report.
K-9 Officer Tracks Suspect from Pursuit
City of Grosse Pointe police arrested a man outside a home in the 800 block of Lake Shore Road Jan. 22 after tracking him down using the department's K-9 officer, Raleigh. The man had been reported to have fled from Detroit and Warren police earlier in the day and the getaway car was discovered abandoned on a Grosse Pointe street. Raleigh helped track the scent of the driver, who was found hiding inside a plastic storage box outside of the house in Grosse Pointe Shores, according to a report.