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Crime Report: Police Use Taser on Wayne Man Who Resists Arrest

The following information was supplied by the Farmington Hills Police Department. Arrests and charges do not indicate a conviction.

A 41-year-old Wayne man faces charges of larceny from auto, resisting arrest and carrying a concealed weapon after police spotted him at a business on Grand River and Jefferson around 3:30 a.m. Sunday. 

According to the report, the man was looking into a vehicle and appeared intoxicated. When police asked what we was doing, he became belligerent and aggressive, and an officer used a Taser to subdue him. After the man was in custody, police discovered he was carrying a set of brass knuckles. The man continued to be aggressive as officers were trying to book him. 

Thefts from vehicles

A resident on Hamilton called police July 24, to report that someone had gone through three vehicles parked in the home's driveway. According to the report, all three vehicles were unlocked; tools valued at $1,500 were taken from one. 

The neighbor of a vehicle owner on Green Hill called police after seeing two men in a burgundy Grand Prix arrive in the apartment complex parking lot and take the catalytic converter from the vehicle. According to the report, police were notified about a similar incident at an apartment complex in Canton, also involving a burgundy Grand Prix. 

Breaking and entering

A resident on Beech Hill called police on July 25, after his son came home for lunch and found someone had attempted to break in to the home. According to the report, the son noticed a screen was removed from a sun room window, and someone had thrown a rock through a window that opened into the living room. Doors were left open, but nothing was taken. The report indicated that one of the family's dogs had apparently picked up the rock and carried it into the kitchen, where it was found covered in dog hair. 

The owner of a restaurant on Orchard Lake called police late Saturday morning, after finding someone broke into the building sometime after midnight the previous day. According to the report, someone broke glass in the front door and made off with $500 in cash and gift certificates. 

Drunken driving arrests

A 28-year-old Farmington Hills man faces a charge of drunken driving, after an officer spotted a two-car accident on Orchard Lake and Barlow July 26. According to the report, the officer described the driver as looking "out of it" as he stumbled around. A preliminary breath test showed the man's blood alcohol was .30; more than three times the .08 legal limit. The man was taken to Botsford Hospital and was also ticketed for having no proof of insurance and no registration, the report indicated. 

A 28-year-old Detroit man faces a drunken driving charge, after police saw his vehicle weaving on 12 Mile west of Orchard Lake at around 1:50 a.m. Saturday. According to the report, police were looking for a possible drunk driver who may have been involved in an accident at 12 Mile and Halsted. When they stopped the man's vehicle, it had damage, but police learned it was from an accident on Friday. Police noticed a strong odor of intoxicants, and a preliminary breath test showed the man's blood alcohol was .13, more than the .08 legal limit. 

A 55-year-old Farmington Hills woman faces a drunken driving charge, after she pulled into a parking space in the Hunters Square shopping center parking lot Monday afternoon. According to the report, a caller from one of the businesses in the center reported the possible drunken driver. A preliminary breath test showed the woman's blood alcohol level was .23, nearly three times the .08 legal limit. 

Narcotics arrest

A Redford teen faces a charge of marijuana possession, after police stopped a vehicle in which he was a passenger Saturday evening at Grand River and Rockwell. According to the report, an officer patrolling in the area noticed the 18-year-old was not wearing a seat belt, and the driver of the vehicle drove through a stop sign while turning around from east to west Grand River. The report indicated that the officer spotted marijuana wrapped in cellophane inside the vehicle. The driver was ticketed for the stop sign violation and released. In addition to the marijuana charge, the passenger was ticketed for failure to wear a seat belt. 

If you have questions about any of these reports, contact editor Joni Hubred-Golden, joni.hubred-golden@patch.com.

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