GARFIELD TOWNSHIP, MI – Houghton Lake Michigan State Police Troopers arrested a 35-year-old Waterford man on June 1st, 2017, in Garfield Township.
Troopers stopped the vehicle for a speeding violation. A check of the driver and lone occupant showed him to have a valid original felony warrant out of Saint Clair Sheriff’s office for resisting and obstructing a police officer. The man was arrested and lodged at the Kalkaska County Jail pending pick up by the St. Clair Sheriff’s Office.
Troopers made more arrests while out on the roadways.
Houghton Lake Troopers arrested a 23-year-old male from Freeland on Friday June 2nd when his vehicle was stopped for an equipment violation on I-75 near Grayling. Troopers determined the man was in possession of THC wax at the time and had smoked some of the wax a couple of hours before driving to Petoskey. The man was exhibiting signs of impairment from use of THC and was subsequently arrested. His license was also found to be suspended at the time and his vehicle uninsured. The man was lodged at the Crawford County Jail.
Houghton Lake Troopers arrested a 54-year-old male from Gaylord on Saturday June 3rd when his vehicle was stopped for its expired plate. Upon investigating, Troopers determined the man was a convicted felon and in possession of ammunition. In addition, the man’s driver’s license was revoked, the plate on his vehicle was being unlawfully used, and his vehicle was not insured. The man also had several outstanding warrants for his arrest. He was lodged at the Crawford County Jail.
Houghton Lake Troopers arrested a 27-year-old Frederic man involved in a rollover on S/B 127 near mile marker 199. He was lodged at the Crawford County Jail for operating while intoxicated 2nd.
Houghton Lake Troops responded to a two vehicle PDA at Cass Road near Keystone Rd. in Grand Traverse County Garfield Township on June 4th. Further investigation at the scene resulted in the at fault driver, A 28-year-old white male from Traverse City , being arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance (OUID), as well as being in possession of marijuana. The subject was lodged at the Grand Traverse County Jail. There were no injuries in the accident.