Rochester Police Report

Rochester Police Department Summary for May 19, 2023 through May 26, 2023

Rochester Police officers handled 286 calls for service, and responded to 8 traffic accidents.

Driver's Vehilce Towed Away. License Plate Did Not Belong to Vehicle!

Rochester, MI - May 20, 2023 - At approximately 12:44am, a Rochester officer was on patrol in the area of Walnut and University. The officer observed the vehicle in front of them to use their left turn signal but turn right. The officer did a records check of the license plate, which revealed the plate was not registered to a vehicle. The officer conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, a 21-year-old male from Orchard Lake. The driver stated he had purchased the vehicle and had not been able to go to the Secretary of State due to Covid. The driver was issued a citation for an improper plate and the vehicle was towed.

Driver Arrested for Speeding and Invalid License!

Rochester, MI - May 23, 2023 - At approximately 10pm, a Rochester officer was performing radar enforcement in the are of Main and Olde Towne. The officer observed a vehicle travelling southbound at a high rate of speed. The officer activated his radar device, which showed the vehicle travelling at 46MPH in a 25MPH zone. The officer conducted a traffic stop and made contact with the driver, who stated she was on her way home. It was later discovered the driver did not have a valid license and was placed under arrest. The driver was transported to RPD where she was processed and released with a citation.

Rochester Police Department OPEN HOUSE on June 3rd!

The Rochester Police Department (400 Sixth St) on June 3rd from 10am to 2pm. The open house will include a station tour, police vehicle tours, CSI demo, police motorcycle demo and a bike rodeo.

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.


May 30, 2023, City of Rochester and Rochester.Life staff

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