Couple arrested for Christmas day robbery
A 44-year-old Southfield woman and 34-year-old Detroit resident were arrested Christmas Day after reportedly robbing the Rite Aid on Marter. Police were called after a witness spotted a suspicious person in a black Ford Focus. Officers located the car, and stopped it on Jefferson. The driver of the car did not have a license and an officer observed a bottle of cognac inside.
During the interview, the driver, Carolyn Adams, said the passenger, Lance Beaudin, stole the cognac. When searched, officers found nearly $300 worth of merchandise including jewelry with sale tags, multiple crack pipes, a box of condoms, a personal messager and body wash in her coat, according to police.
Adams was charged with retail fraud, possession of crack and driving while license suspended. Beaudin was charged with retail fraud and possession of narcotic equipment.
They are being held on $25,000 bond in the Macomb County Jail.
Trio arrested after reportedly stealing Red Bull
St. Clair Shores Police arrested three people after reportedly robbing the Dollar General Dec. 26. Christopher Banuelos, 23, and Brittany Jennings, 25, both of Sterling Heights, reportedly entered the store and stole Red Bull and fled to a waiting car driven by Timothy Nash, 29, of Clinton Township. After a short chase, officers were able to stop the car and arrest the trio. Nash was charged with driving while license suspended and giving a false identification to a police officer. Banuelos was charged with retail and fraud and obstructing an officer. Jennings was charged with retail fraud.
Man arrested on gun charge
A 40-year-old St. Clair Shores man was arrested Dec. 22 after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend in the 22900 block of Marter, police said.
Terry Baker was arrested on charges, including possession of stolen property and domestic assault after he reportedly got in argument with his girlfriend
and pointed a gun at her. Police were called and surrounded the house. After a short stand-off, he exited the house and was taken into custody. He is being held on $50,000 bond in the Macomb County Jail pending a pre-trial hearing Jan. 4 in 40th District Court.