Rochester Police Report

Rochester Police Department Summary for November 28, 2022 through December 5, 2022

Rochester Police officers handled 363 calls for service, made 2 arrests, and responded to 6 traffic crashes.

Potential Theft of Rings from Downtown Rochester Business

Rochester, MI - December 1, 2022 - At approximately 7:05pm, Rochester Officer was dispatched to the 400 block of S. Main regarding a retail fraud incident. Officer obtained information that 2-females, unknown identity at this time, had stolen several rings from a business. Complainant gave an age description of the subjects possibly in their late teens. Rochester School is investigating.

29-year Old Arrested for Drunk Driving

Rochester, MI - December 2, 2022 - At approximately 12:45am Rochester Officer was performing stationary radar enforcement on Runyon west of Dequindre. Officer observed a vehicle traveling W/B Runyon passing Dequindre, now approaching Miners Run. This vehicle gained officers attention due to the high RPM and loud exhaust. Officer further radared the vehicle going 74 mph.

Officer effected a traffic stop and investigated the driver, identified as a 29-year old from Sterling Heights through his Michigan license. While speaking with the driver, Officer could smell an odor of intoxicants emitting from inside the vehicle. Officer also noticed an unopen can of Coors Lite on the front passenger seat. Officer requested the driver to exit the vehicle for sobriety evaluations. He did so and failed them. He was given a PBT and the result was .11%. He was placed under arrest for the offense of OWI, taken to the Rochester Police Department where he was given a breathalyzer. The result was .10 and .10%. He was then processed and later released with an OWI citation.

About this Report

This report provides a summary of arrests, incidents, events and other items of significance occurring in the City of Rochester. However, it does not include every incident reported to the Police Department. It is possible for publicity to hinder some criminal investigations. In these situations, we do not release information unless it is in the community’s best interest or we are certain it will not compromise an investigation.


December 5, 2022, City of Rochester and Rochester.Life staff

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