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Man Arrested on Charges of Possessing Firearm While Intoxicated

The following information was provided by the Canton Township Police Department. Arrests do not indicate convictions.

were dispatched Sept. 2 to the 42000 block of Addison for a report of a man screaming and yelling while pounding on the door of someone who lived in the area, according to a police report.

The caller told the police dispatcher the man had been outside of the house for about an hour, the report said.

When police arrived, officers watched a red GMC Yukon travel past the house slowly, then turned around and drove toward the officers, the report said. When police stopped the man, he told police he lived at the address with his “baby momma,” and that he was locked out, the report said.

The man told police he had a weapon, and officers recovered a 10mm Glock 29, which was in a holster on the man’s hip, the report said. The gun, the report said, had a fully loaded 15-round magazine.

Police noticed what they believed to be the smell of alcohol coming from the man, the report indicated. The man submitted to a preliminary breath test and registered a .067 blood-alcohol content, the reporet said. At the police station, he registered samples of .07 and .08 blood-alcohol content in successive tests, according to the report.

Police cited the man on charges of possessing a firearm while intoxicated, the report said. He was given a Sept. 19 court date at in Plymouth.

Man accused of shoplifting from Walmart

Canton Police responded to , 45555 Michigan Ave., for a report of a shoplifting suspect in custody, according to a police report.

The store’s loss prevention officer told police that employees observed a man and his 14-year-old son select a television set from the electronics department and leave the area without paying for the TV before trying to leave the store, the report said.

The loss prevention officer stopped the pair and escorted them to the loss prevention office, the report said.

Police arrested the man on charges of third-degree retail fraud and his son was handed over to his mother, the report indicated. The man was issued a trespass notice from the store, the report said.

The man is due in court today.

For questions about this crime report, email john.mckay@patch.com.

Jen September 12, 2012 at 04:13 AM
I am glad that our police are on the ball and take crime seriously in our neighborhoods. The economic upheaval has shifted some of the less desirable into our community and it's important that we let them know that they can live here but THEY need to adapt to OUR way of life. Part of the problem in some of the bigger cities is that they let the little stuff slide because they don't have enough people to deal with it, that only leads people to think they can get away with more and more. Our Community police officers deserve our respect and thanks for a job well done! Thank you for making our communities as safe as possible during difficult times!

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