Rochester Police Report

Rochester Police Department Summary for March 3, 2023 through March 7, 2023

Rochester Police officers handled 295 calls for service, and responded to 11 traffic accidents.

Drunk Driver Gets Stuck in Snowbank!

Rochester, MI - March 3, 2023 - At approximately 11:15pm, Rochester officers were dispatched to the area of Parkdale and Wyngate for a welfare check/assist motorist. Caller indicated there was a car stuck in the snowbank and there was someone inside. Officers arrived on scene and located the stuck vehicle. While speaking the driver, it was determined the driver, a 33-year-old female from Shelby Township, had been attempting to leave the parking lot and got stuck.

At this time, the officer observed signs of impairment. The officer asked the driver to perform SFSTs (Standardized Field Sobriety Tests), which the driver failed. The driver was offered a PBT (Preliminary Breath Test) which yielded a result of 0.16 BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration). The driver was placed under arrest and transported to RPD for further processing. The driver was offered a chemical breath test, which yielded a result of 0.19 BAC. The driver was lodged until sober and released with a citation pending a later court date.

Wrong Way Driver Arrested, Turned Over to Sheriff for Child Support Warrant!

Rochester, MI - March 7, 2023 - At approximately 8:40pm a Rochester officer was on patrol in the area of the West Alley and Third street. Approaching the officer was a Ford truck, traveling the wrong way on a one-way street. The officer conducted a traffic stop. It was discovered the driver, a 54-year-old male from Auburn Hills, had an outstanding warrant for child support. The driver was placed under arrest. The driver was turned over to OCSO (Oakland County Sheriff's Office) on the warrant.

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 15, 2023, City of Rochester and Rochester.Life staff

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