Man Arrested After Running Over Road Worker in West Bloomfield
Area police reports include video of a police chase in Northville, an armed robbery in Canton and more.
Area Patch sites provided the following reports. In all incidents where an arrest occurred, a charge is merely an accusation and not evidence of guilt.
A road worker was struck and injured on Pontiac Trail, near Denby Street, on Feb. 6 after a driver intentionally hit him, Lt. Tim Diamond said Tuesday. Mark Savage, 46, of Detroit, was arrested on Sunday after he became irate over having to slow down to get past trucks on the road, according to Diamond. After the two men exchanged words, Savage drove past the area about 10 feet and backed up at a high rate of speed, striking the worker and hurting him. The man was admitted to Botsford Hospital in Farmington Hills with muscle and tendon damage, but no broken bones, Diamond said.
Canton Police asking for help in identifying two men suspected in a Feb. 6 armed robbery at Family Dollar at Joy Road in Canton. According to police, the robbery occurred just before 9 p.m. on Feb. 6 and was captured by surveillance cameras in the store.
One suspect is described as a black man with dark complexion, about 30 years old and 6-foot-1, 150 pounds with a narrow face wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with "Nike" printed in white lettering. The second suspect is described as a black man with dark complexion, about 20 years old, 5-foot-8, 175 pounds with a round face wearing a black coat and gray jeans.
Northville Township police were involved in a car chase Tuesday morning that ended with the suspect being fatally shot by a Michigan State Police trooper. Police were investigating a car fire on Napier Road north of Six Mile Road in Northville Township around 2 a.m., when they stopped 18-year-old Gabriel Vernon Stevenson of Ypsilanti. The video shows Stevenson firing shots at police after he was ordered to get out of his pick-up truck.
Birmingham Police arrested two minors last weekend for underage drinking and driving. According to police reports, both occupants of the vehicle — a 20-year-old woman from Washington accompanied by a 19-year-old man from Rochester Hills — were arrested, issued citations and held until sober.