MDOP Complaint Authorized Against 75-Year-Old Saline Woman

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 11/05/2014 - 14:38

The prosecutor’s office has authorized a complaint against a 75-year-old Saline woman accused of keying a vehicle at the Speedway station in Saline Sept. 6. The woman, unhappy with the way 63-year-old Saline man parked his Toyota Prius, keyed the car on the way in and the way out of the service station. The man witnessed the second attack on his vehicle and called police. 

The woman faces a charge of malicious destruction of property (over $200 but less than $1,000). The charge carries up to a year in prison and a $2,000 fine, or three times the amount of value of the destruction, whichever is greater.

No Charges In Alleged Hit and Run

No charges will be sought against a 95-year-old Brecon Village man who struck 90-year-old man, also of Brecon Village, who was crossing Ann Arbor Street at Bennett Street Oct. 20.

The pedestrian told police the vehicle knocked him to the ground and that the driver got out of his vehicle to check on him before leaving the scene. The man was transported to Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital in Saline. Police were able to locate the driver, who drove a 2015 Ford Fusion, at Brecon Village. The driver told police he saw the pedestrian standing at the corner but did not recall him entering the crosswalk. The driver said he did not believe he struck the pedestrian, but that he did see him on the ground and stopped to check on him. With others also stopping to help and the victim stating he was OK, the driver left.

Police will submit a request for driver evaluation report to the Secretary of State Office.

Trailer Stolen from Tractor Supply Company

Someone stole a utility trailer, valued at $1,799, from Tractor Supply Company sometime between Oct. 28-30.

The manager told Saline Police that a cable lock used to secure the trailer was cut and laying next to space the trailer had been parked. Surveillance video did not reveal any clues. The trailer is described as black and 7 by 12 feet.

Anyone with information can call Saline Police at 429-7911.

Woman Faces Felony Charges for Forging Prescriptions

The prosecutor’s office authorized a five-count complaint against a 27-year-old Belleville woman accused forging prescriptions in an effort to get drugs at Saline Pharmacy in July.

The woman faces three felony charges for attempting to fraudulently obtain controlled substances, one felony charge for possessing counterfeit prescriptions and a misdemeanor charge for attempting to use a false name to get controlled substances.

The pharmacy’s owner called Saline Police after the woman attempted to use four obviously fake prescriptions to get pills. The woman was after Adderall, Ambien, Depakote,

Police interviewed the woman and found a stack of 46 prescriptions in her vehicle. The woman, who’d lost custody of her children when she and her boyfriend were arrested for meth possession, said her boyfriend gave her instructions on writing fake prescriptions.

The felony charges each carry up to four years and or $30,000 in fines.

Saline Man Arrested for OWI

Police arrested a 52-year-old Willis Road man for driving under the influence of alcohol at about 1:30 a.m., Oct. 31. Police stopped a 2011 Chevy Silverado for driving 35 miles per hour in a 25 zone. The man was stopped on Willis Road. A breath test showed a blood alcohol content of .121 – over the legal limit of .08. The man was arrested and his truck was impounded.


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