Saline Police: Drunk Driver Arrested, Window Broken, Money Withdrawn Illegally

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 02/03/2020 - 17:17


Saline Police arrested a 30-year-old Belleville man for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol, driving with a suspended license and refusing a preliminary breath test.

On Jan. 26, police were doing traffic enforcement when they spotted a 2003 Ford F250 pick up truck traveling an estimated 40-45-MPH in a 25-MPH zone. The vehicle was paced at more than 50 MPH in a 40-MPH zone and stopped near the Tim Horton's restaurant on Michigan Avenue.

The driver did not have a license, his license was suspended and there were several warrants for his arrest. After conducting field sobriety tests, police asked him to take a preliminary breath test. The man refused and was arrested. In custody, he became belligerent with police. He later agreed to a chemical breath test which showed a blood alcohol content of .13 and .14. The legal limit is .08.

ATM Fraud

A Detroit Street man reported to police that someone withdrew money from his Michigan Educational Credit Union bank account by use of an ATM. The incidents occurred in Brooklyn, New York. More than $400 in charges were made.

Window Broken

Someone broke the rear window of a van parked in the driveway of a home on the 400 block of Bennington Road. The incident occurred overnight, Jan. 25-26.

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