Rochester Police Report
Rochester Police Department Summary for December 10, 2022 through December 16, 2022
Rochester Police officers handled 301 calls for service, and responded to 2 traffic accidents.
Drunk Driver Arrested had 3 Prior Drunk Driving Convictions and No License!
Rochester, MI - December 12, 2022 - A Rochester Officer was on patrol in the area of Dequindre and Runyon when he observed a vehicle make a wide right turn entering the southbound left turn lane. The officer followed the vehicle as it continued to swerve out of its lane. The officer conducted a traffic stop shortly after. The officer made contact with the driver and passenger.
The driver admitted to not having a driver license as well as swerving. The officer observed signs of impairment and conducted SFSTs (Standard Field Sobriety Tests). The driver did not pass the SFSTs. The driver was given a roadside PBT (Preliminary Breath Test) which yielded a result of 0.15 BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration). It was also discovered the driver had a suspended license. The driver was placed under arrest for OWI (Operating While Intoxicated) and transported to RPD for a chemical test. As the driver had 3 prior OWI convictions and refused to provide a breath sample. A warrant was sought for blood which occurred without incident. The driver was lodged until sober and a OWI 3 DWLS (Driving While License Suspended) 2 warrant will be sought pending the blood results.
Speeding Driver Arrested had Never Obtained Michigan License!
Rochester, MI - December 16, 2022 - A Rochester officer was performing radar enforcement near W University and Helen when he observed a vehicle traveling westbound at a high rate of speed. The officer activated his radar device which indicated the vehicle was traveling at 46 MPH in a 25 MPH zone. The officer conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver. It was discovered the driver did not have a drivers license in Michigan. The driver was placed under arrest for no license ever acquired and transported to RPD. The driver was processed and released with a speeding ticket and no license ever acquired. The driver was released shortly after.
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 19, 2022, City of Rochester and Rochester.Life staff