Shoeless Man Falls Asleep in Fast-Food Restaurant: Police Blotter

Also on the police blotter from Orion Station of the Oakland County Sheriff's Office: BB shots through the window and drunken driving.

Oakland County Sheriff's Office deputies investigated several incidents this past week. (Patch file photo)
Oakland County Sheriff's Office deputies investigated several incidents this past week. (Patch file photo)

A man wearing one shoe in frigid weather last week told police that he fell asleep in a Taco Bell restaurant, but wasn’t sure how long he had been there.

Deputies from the Orion substation of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office were called to the restaurant at 660 S. Lapeer Road to investigate a report of a disorderly person at 8:21 p.m. on Jan. 20.

The suspect was issued a citation and taken home to ensure his safety, according to police reports.

Also on the police blotter:

BB Fired Through Window for Second Time

Deputies responded to the 1100 block of Long Lake for a report of malicious destruction of property. Their investigation revealed that someone shot a BB into the window of a gun between 10-11:45 p.m. on Jan. 21.

The victim, who said this is the second time for this type of incident, reportedly has no idea who may be responsible.

The investigation continues.

Driver Cited for Operating While Impaired

A 21-year-old man was issued a ticket for operating while impaired after a two-vehice accident at at Indianwood and Creekwood at 3:08 p.m. Friday.

The man, whose name has not been released, reportedly crossed the center line and struck an oncoming vehicle. He admitted to drinking earlier and the day and two different tests confirmed the driver was legally intoxicated, police said.

The driver was transported to the Oakland County Jail and his passenger was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Verbal Altercation Turns Physical

Deputies responded to a 911 call to 3300 block of Aspen Trail for a report of a Domestic assault at 8:46 a.m. Jan. 21.

The investigation revealed that a verbal altercation turned physical between a boyfriend and girlfriend. The suspect fled prior to the arrival of the deputies, whose investigation revealed that no injuries occurred.  

A check of the area to locate the responsible meet with negative results. A complaint was submitted to the Oakland County Prosecutors office for an arrest warrant.

Retail Fraud Reports

Deputies were dispatched to the ULTA cosmetics store at 4800 Baldwin the evening of Jan. 20 to investigate a report of retail fraud. Deputies spoke to a store security employee, who reported a 20-year-old resident of Linden was in possession of store merchandise worth $436.77 concealed in her purse.

The merchandise was recovered by the store security officer prior to leaving all points of purchase. The subject was issued a citation for disorderly person and released.

On Jan. 23, deputies were dispatched to Kohl’s, 4800 Baldwin, on another incident of retail fraud. A 17-year-old female from Lapeer and 20-year-old male from Oxford allegedly stole $151 in merchandise. The merchandise was recovered by the store security officer. Deputies issued appearance citations for retail fraud and the two were released at the scene.


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