Outstanding warrants, drunk driving and more

Rochester Hills resident turns himself in for outstanding warrant

On Thursday, April 17 around noon, a 57-year-old Rochester Hills resident came to the police station to turn himself in for a misdemeanor drug warrant from Huron County. The subject posted $350 in bond, the Huron County Sherriff’s Office canceled the warrant, and the man was released.

Stolen headphones and wallet from car on Ross Lane

Also on Thursday, April 17, around 7:30 a.m., Rochester Police officers responded to the 1300 block of Ross Lane on the report of a larceny. The resident stated he parked his vehicle in the driveway overnight and came out to find the passenger window broken on his 2010 Chevrolet. Taken was his wallet with contents and Beats By Dre Headphones. The stolen belongings are estimated to cost roughly $500. There are no suspects at this time.

Detroit resident stopped in Rochester, posts bond for outstanding warrant

On Thursday, April 17, Rochester Police officers stopped a 39-year-old Detroit resident for erratic driving and driving with an expired license plate from June 2013. A check of the drivers license status showed the man to have six license suspensions on his record. He also had warrants out for his arrest in West Branch and Detroit. The driver was charged with driving while license suspended. He was able to contact a bail bondsman who posted his bond on the outstanding West Branch warrant and the man was released.

Two area residents report tax return identity theft

Also on Thursday, April 17, two residents came in separately to report that when they tried to file their tax returns, they learned someone had already used their identity to file tax returns electronically. Both subjects notified the Federal Trade Commission, the IRS and the credit bureaus. There are currently no suspects at this time.

Rochester man arrested for drunk driving, fleeing scene of accident (No one was hurt)

On Friday, April 18th around midnight,  Rochester Police officers responded to a tipster call from alerting police of what they thought was a drunk driver. They then saw the subject hit a decorative pole on  Main Street and Third Street and keep going. Officers located the vehicle on University Drive. Officers stopped the vehicle as it was pulling into the Crittenton Hospital Medical Center parking lot. The drive gave no reason for pulling into the hospital. and was asked to perform several field sobriety evaluations. The man also submitted a breathalyzer test with a result over the legal limit, according to the report. The driver was arrested and transported to the Rochester Police Department. A breath test at the station showed a blood-alcohol content of 0.24 percent. The 29-year-old Rochester resident was charged with operating with a high blood-alcohol content and leaving the scene of an accident. He was held overnight until sober.


About Jen Bucciarelli

Veggie lover and aspiring word chef, reporter Jen Bucciarelli covers all things health and medicine for Rochester Media and The Community Edge. She is always on the hunt for local experts who can help improve the lives of our readers. Send her a note at JenBucciarelli@gmail.com.

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