Traffic Stop Leads to OWI, Marijuana Possession Arrest

The following information was supplied by the Birmingham Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

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Toledo man leads police on chase before arrest

Police arrested a 29-year-old Toledo man early Sunday morning after he attemped to flee police.

According to reports, officers attempted to stop the man, who was driving northbound on Woodward near 14 Mile, for driving erratically around 4 a.m. The car continued northbound, turning north onto Adams, east onto Maple and north on Eton, the report says. The car finally stopped at North Eton and Yorkshire.

Police found marijuana in the car, later arresting the driver on charges of fleeing and eluding, driving with a suspended license, operating while intoxicated and marijuana possession. He was arraigned in 48th District Court and is being held in Oakland County Jail on a $20,000 bond.

Teen hits a tree, busted for reportedly driving without a license

A 17-year-old from Bloomfield Hills was arrested Sunday afternoon after hitting a tree on the 900 block of Poppleton. According to police reports, the teen was driving a friend's car when he drove off the road and hit a tree between the street and the sidewalk.

When police arrived, they discovered the teen did not have his driver's license and had tobacco on him. He was arrested on charges of careless driving, as well as possession of tobacco as a minor and not having a driver's license.

Police say Detroit man stole steaks, alcohol from Kroger

Police arrested a 59-year-old man from Detroit on retail fraud charges Wednesday. According to police reports, the man is suspected of stealing several bottles of alcohol and steaks from around 8 a.m. The man was arraigned in 48th District Court and is currently waiting in Oakland County Jail pending bond.

Man purchased alcohol for teens at least four times, police say

Birmingham police cited a 32-year-old Birmingham man after it was discovered he had purchased alcohol for at least four teens at their request on at least two different occasions during May and July 2012. He was cited for contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Anyone with information about any of these incidents can call the Birmingham Police Department at 248-530-1889. If you have any questions about this report, email Laura.Houser@Patch.com.


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