- NOW THIS IS A HOST OF PROBLEMS. Officer initiated a traffic stop on a tan 2007 Cadillac DTS for a plate violation. The officer spoke with the driver who provided a State of Florida Driver’s License. The officer discovered the license was not real and the driver could not be located in the Florida Driver’s License Bureau. When asked what his real name was, the driver replied, “I have nothing to say”. He was arrested and transported to the Troy police Lock-up Facility where he provided his real name. The subject was identified as a 23 year old male out of Dearborn, who indicated he had a felony arrest warrant out of Las Vegas, Nevada. He stated he bonded out of court there and never returned. It was discovered that he had been arrested in Las Vegas, Nevada for Felony Assault in 2014 and he also has a “Suspended” Driver’s License out of Miami, Florida where he also has a warrant for his arrest there. The suspect was charged with Hinder and Obstruction of a Police Officer, Possession of Fraudulent Identification, Driving While License Suspended – 2nd Offense, and Improper Vehicle Registration.
- THE JUDGE ISN’T GOING TO LIKE THIS DRUNK DRIVING SAGA. Officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop on eastbound Long Lake on a black 2002 Mazda MPV for a traffic violation. Although the officer’s overhead lights and sirens were activated, the driver did not pull over. As the vehicle attempted to make a left turn onto John R Road to travel northbound, the driver got stopped by traffic. The officer exited his patrol vehicle to get the attention of the driver but the subject would not responded. As the vehicle began to drive slightly forward, the officer opened the driver’s door and ordered him to stop. The driver grabbed the door handle and pulled the door shut, striking the officer. The driver then drove around the vehicle in front of him and began traveling northbound on John R Road with the officer in pursuit. The driver drove through several streets off John R Road before making his way into the driveway of a house in the 1000 block of Abbottsford. The driver opened the garage door from his vehicle and drove the vehicle into the garage. The driver then ran toward the pedestrian door to gain entrance into the home with the officer in pursuit. The officer ordered to suspect to stop and had his TASER aimed at the suspect but did not deploy it. The suspect entered the home and pulled the shades down. Other officers responded to the home and the suspect eventually exited and surrendered. He was arrested and transported to the Troy Lock-up Facility. The officer noted that the suspect was unsteady on his feet and an odor of alcohol could be detected emanating from him. The suspect, a 66 year old male from Troy, was read his Chemical Test Rights and he agreed to take a Breath Test with a result of .08%. He was charged with Assault and Battery of a Police Officer, Flee and Eluding of a Police Officer, and Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol – 3rd or Subsequent Offense. The suspect has four prior convictions of Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol dating back to 1993.
- ANYTIME A CAR IS BEING DRIVEN ERRATICALLY ON I-75 after midnight there’s a good chance a drunk driver is involved. The Officer initiated a traffic stop on a white 2010 BMW 328I that was being driven erratically. The officer spoke with the driver, a 28 year old female out of Orion, and noted an odor of alcohol emanating from her as she spoke. The driver denied drinking any alcohol and was returning from the Royal Oak Arts, Beats, and Eats. The driver was asked to perform several sobriety evaluations to which she did but the officer noted that she performed poorly. She submitted to a Preliminary Breath Test with a result of .126%. She was arrested and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol – 1st Offense and Driving While License Suspended.
- NOT THE BEST DRIVER ON THE ROAD, and it was rush hour. Construction workers at the former Marinelli’s location on Rochester Road reported to dispatch that the driver of white Ford Fusion just drove into the parking lot which is under construction and caused the vehicle to become damaged. They stated the driver in conscious but not alert after nearly driving into some of the construction workers. The responding officer located the driver, a 23 year old female out of Clarkston, and found her slumped over the vehicle’s steering wheel. The driver was semi-conscious and admitted to haven taken Xanax. The driver was asked perform several sobriety evaluations to which she did but the officer noted that she performed poorly. She submitted to a Preliminary Breath Test with a result of .27%. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment. She was read her Chemical Test Rights and she agree to take a Blood Test. Her blood was drawn and released into the hospital care. Charges will be sought for Operating a Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence of Alcohol pending laboratory results.
Note: If you have any information on the aforementioned crimes, or any other offenses, please call the Troy Police Department at 248-524-3477.