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Police Blotter Drunk driver causes three car accident GRAND BLANC TWP. — A 42-year-old Grand Blanc woman was cited for operating while intoxicated after rear ending another vehicle. On Dec. 16 at 4 p.m., police were dispatched to the intersection of Center and Hills roads for a three-vehicle accident. According to the police report, the woman was driving a 2002 Chevy Venture Van when she rear ended a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix. Due to the impact, the driver of the Grand Prix then hit a 2005 GMC pickup truck that was in front of it stopped at the traffic light. No one was injured in the accident. The woman was given a PBT and blew a .09 blood-alcohol level. The woman was arrested and lodged at the Genesee County Jail.

Police investigating theft GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Township Police Department is asking for the public’s help in solving a theft of storage units located off of Saginaw Street.

SCHOOLS from page 3 Banasiak however disagreed stating that the board’s concerns were unfounded. “Grand Blanc Schools are never going to be stolen unless you are doing such an abysmal job that 51 percent of the district thinks they need to take control,” Banasiak said. “This is


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On Dec. 16 at about 4:30 p.m., police were notified by the U Storage manager, a 65-year-old Allen Park man, that eight different units had been broken into after the pad locks had been cut. It was reported that numerous items totaling about $6,000 had been taken from the units sometime between Dec. 1 and Dec. 16. Police have no suspects at this time. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police department at 810-424-2611.

Woman cited for OWI, CCW GRAND BLANC TWP. — A Macomb woman was arrested for operating while intoxicated after a routine traffic stop. The 59-year-old was pulled over at 2:43 a.m. on Dec. 17 on southbound I-75 at Dort Highway after police observed the vehicle weaving back and forth between the lanes. The woman refused a PBT test and warrants were obtained for a blood draw. During a search of the woman’s 2004 Cadillac DeVille, police found a 9mm handgun on her front seat. The woman was lodged at the Genesee County Jail and cited for operating while intoxicated and for carrying a concealed weapon. — Compiled by Amanda Braniecki

for the people stuck in horrible, rotten districts with horrible, rotten teachers.” Under the new legislation, charter schools will be held to the same standards as other public schools such as participation in state assessment tests and student growth models. Charter schools must accept anyone who applies to attend their schools.

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