Farmington Woman Faces Drunken Driving Charge After Party Store Purchase
The following arrest information was supplied by the Farmington Public Safety Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
A 58-year-old Farmington woman faces a charge of drunken driving and a ticket for broken taillight, following a traffic stop at Grand River and Power on Sept. 14.
According to the report filed with Farmington Public Safety, another driver called police after he saw the woman purchase alcohol at a party store. The man told police he saw the woman nearly fall several times before she left. The officer who stopped the vehicle noticed the woman appeared intoxicated, the report indicated. A preliminary breath test showed her blood alcohol was .17, more than twice the .08 legal limit.
Marijuana possession charge
A 46-year-old Farmington man faces a charge of marijuana possession, after an officer on patrol Sept. 12 saw his vehicle swerve and turn without signaling in the area of Drakeshire Lane and Grand River. According to the report, the driver agreed to a search of the vehicle, which turned up a marijuana cigarette in the vehicle's ash tray. A check of the man's background showed his license was suspended. He posted $300 bond and was released.
For more information about police calls in Farmington during the week of Sept. 17-23, 2012, see the Public Safety Department week in review. If you have questions about this report, contact editor Joni Hubred-Golden, email@example.com.