Don't Drink and Park: Two Teens Arrested on Charges of Underage Drinking

The following information was supplied by the Novi Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.

Two 16-year-old boys were arrested on charges of a minor in possession of alcohol at 2 a.m. on March 18, according to a police report. Two police officers were dispatched to Barclay Drive on a call about a suspicious vehicle; the car had been parked in the street and running for approximately two hours, according to the police report.

The police officers approached the car and the two boys said they were at a friend’s residence, but they were unable to stay there and could not go home because their parents thought they were at the friend’s residence, the report said. They said they decided to sleep in the car and return home in the morning.

The driver gave police permission to search the car, and the officers found a plastic bottle with alcohol in it, the report said. The boys said they came from a party in Farmington Hills and were both drinking in the car, the report said. According to the police report, one boy had a blood-alcohol level of 0.061 and the other had one of 0.063. Both boys were then arrested on charges of a minor in possession of alcohol and taken to the .

Man's car scratched, tire punctured

A man reported that his car was damaged sometime between 10 p.m. on March 17 and 8:45 a.m. on March 18, according to a police report. The man’s Ford car was parked in his driveway on Bertram Drive, the report said. He woke up to find a scratch in the paint on the driver's side, passenger side and rear of the car—an estimated $2,000 in damage, according to the police report. One of the tires was also punctured and the air was let out of the three other tires, the report said. The man said he did not notice anything unusual overnight and did not have any suspects.

Man reports 5 CDs missing from car

A man reported that five CDs were taken from his car sometime between 9:30 a.m. on March 26 and 12:15 a.m. on March 17, according to a police report. The man dropped his car off for service at on Haggerty Road that morning and went to work in Toledo, the report said. The man returned just past midnight to get some personal items, the report said. He found his car unlocked and parked in the rear of the Dodge dealership, the report said. He noticed that some of his personal belongings and five or six of his burned CDs were missing, the report said. The police could not find any evidence and told the man to contact the dealership as sometimes they will remove property for safekeeping, the report said.

If you have questions about this blotter, contact Editor Rebecca Jaskot at rebecca.jaskot@patch.com.


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