Vandals Engage Unsuspecting Saline Residents in Unwanted Food Fight

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 11/26/2012 - 23:40


Vandals were at work in Saline Nov. 21-22

On the 300 block of Highland Drive, someone smeared peas and shaving cream on a vehicle. Someone poured barbecue sauce on the door of a neighbor’s house. At another home, someone emptied a can of corn in a maibox.

On the 200 block of West McKay Street, someone egged the front window of a house and vehicle in front of the house.

On the 200 block of Lewis Street, someone stole a mail box and poured blueberry yogurt on the rear window of a car.

Police Investigate Report of Man Bumping Woman With Car

Saline Police have submitted a request for a warrant for the arrest of a man accused of bumping a woman in the parking lot in front of Mark’s Coney Island Nov. 15.

Police were called to the restaurant just before 3 p.m. A 23-year-old Pinckney woman, who was not injured, told police she was standing next to her friend’s vehicle when a black Ford Escape pulled into a parking spot and bumped her with his driver’s side mirror. A witness corroborated  the victim’s story.

The driver, a 68-year-old Ann Arbor man, told police the woman saw him but would not move. He said he did not strike the woman. When informed of a scuff on his mirror and comments of a witness, he allowed it was possible he bumped the woman.

17-Year-Old Arrested for Disorderly Conduct, May Face Drug Charge

A 17-year-old Saline teenager was arrested  Nov. 19 for disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana, according to a Saline police report.

Two officers were finishing with a traffic stop on West Michigan Avenue near Keveling Drive when the man reportedly screamed an obscenity from a black vehicle he had just pulled out of the Kentucky Fried Chicken/Taco Bell restaurant. Police stopped the vehicle near Sage Court. Police said the driver was hostile and uncooperative. He was arrested for disorderly conduct. Police discovered what they suspected was marijuana in the vehicle. The substance was sent to the Michigan State Police crime lab for analysis. Charges are pending.

Akita Dogs On Loose

Police investigated a report of two well-known Akita dogs on the loose in the Huntington Woods subdivision. Police arrived in the neighborhood but could not find the dogs, which belong to a 22 year old Saline Township woman. Police visited the Macon Road home where the dogs live. The homeowner told police he sent two employees out to find the dog. Police found the dogs lying unleashed on the cement driveway of the home.

Out-of-Town Young Adults Face Drinking, Drug Charges

A 19-year-old Manchester man was arrested for operating while impaired and a passenger may face a drug charge after a traffic stop Nov. 18.

At 2 a.m. police were on patrol near Michigan Avenue and Austin when they spotted a vehicle with a cracked windshield and large object hanging of the rear-view mirror.  Police stopped the vehicle and smelled intoxicants in the vehicle and saw beer cans on the floor, according to the report.

A breath test showed the driver had a blood alcohol content of .13. He was arrested. A 19-year-old Britton man and 20-year-old Ann Arbor woman were ticketed for  minor in possession of alcohol. A 17-year-old Britton woman was arrested for possession of marijuana. Charges are pending.

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