Rochester Police Report
Rochester Police Department Summary for February 24, 2023 through March 3, 2023
Rochester Police officers handled 261 calls for service, and responded to 6 traffic accidents.
Driver Arrested and Turned Over to County Sheriff's Office had Expired Plates, Suspended License, and Outstanding Warrant
Rochester, MI - February 22, 2023 - At approximately 9pm a Rochester officer was performing selective enforcement in the area of Main and University when they observed a dark colored Ford truck driving with tinted front windows. The license plate of the vehicle was also expired.
The officer conducted a traffic stop and spoke with the driver, a 31-year-old male from Rochester. During the traffic stop, it was determined that the driver had a suspended license and an outstanding warrant from the Oakland County Sheriff’ Office. The driver was placed under arrest for the suspended license and transported to RPD. The driver was given a citation for the driving offenses and then was turned over to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office (OCSO) on his warrant.
Drunk Driver with No Lights Arrested. Refused Preliminary Breath Test
Rochester, MI - March 3, 2023 - At approximately 1:20am, a Rochester officer was on patrol in the area of Fourth and East St when they observed a dark colored Chevy sedan driving with no lights on. The officer conducted a traffic stop and spoke with the driver who stated the lights were automatic and should have been on.
The driver, a 27-year-old female from Sterling Heights, stated she was going home after dinner. The officer observed signs of impairment. The driver was asked to perform SFSTs (Standardized Field Sobriety Tests), which she did not pass. The driver was offered a PBT (Preliminary Breath Test), which she refused. The driver was placed under arrest and transported to RPD for a chemical breath test, which yielded a result of 0.11 BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration). The driver was lodged until sober and given a citation pending a later court date.
About the 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.
March 5, 2023, City of Rochester and Rochester.Life staff