FPD defuse domestic violence case
The Frankenmuth Police were called to the scene of a domestic violence incident last week in the city.
The case began around 8:45pm on Wednesday, January 30, in the 100 block of West Genesee Street. FPD Sergeant Tony McLaughlin said the suspect was a 38-year-old Frankenmuth man and the victim was a 36-year-old Frankenmuth female.
Both subjects were intoxicated and arguing, when the male struck the female. Officers arrived at the dwelling to find the suspect had confined himself in the basement and threatened to stab police officers when they arrived, McLaughlin said.
After a brief standoff, the suspect exited the basement and turned himself in without incident. He was arrested and lodged in the Saginaw County Jail on the domestic violence charge. The female suffered minor injuries and sought her own treatment.
Saturday afternoon, February 2, officers on routine patrol stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 800 block of Weiss Street.
The driver was a 41-year-old Millington man and his passenger a 44-year-old Mayville man.
Further investigation determined the driver had three prior convictions for operating while impaired and his driver’s license was revoked. He was also wanted on two felony warrants from the Michigan State Police – Caro Post.
MSP Caro Post troopers traveled to Frankenmuth and took the man into custody. Paperwork was sent to the Saginaw County Prosecutor’s Office for a charge of operating while impaired. His passenger was released and the vehicle was left at the scene.