Police & Courts

Published April 25, 2018

Though it happened around 10 years ago, Sterling Heights police officer Darren Steele still remembers when his K-9 police dog, Blitz, accurately tracked a burglar from the scent of an impression made in the snow.Read More

Published April 25, 2018

BERKLEY — Former Berkley City Councilman Alan Kideckel appeared in the 44th District Court on Friday, April 20, for his role in a reported hit-and-run accident, and the case ended up being postponed.Read More

Published April 24, 2018

FRASER — At approximately 1:38 p.m. April 24, officers from the Fraser Department of Public Safety responded to the 31000 block of Leota Street regarding reported gunshots fired.

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Published April 24, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A 64-year-old man and an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office deputy sustained minor injuries in a 3:18 a.m. April 17 house fire in the 200 block of Sandalwood Drive, a police report states.

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Published April 24, 2018

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — In the afternoon hours of April 20, the Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department posted information at www.nixle.com about a coyote sighting near Holiday and Renaud roads. The report advised residents to use caution with small pets.

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Published April 24, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On April 20, 44th District Court Judge Derek Meinecke heard testimony from three witnesses involved in a Feb. 27 armed robbery, which took place at a Royal Oak home.

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Published April 24, 2018

LANSING — It’s been nearly two months since 17 students died at the hands of a shooter in a Parkland, Florida, high school. Since then, young people around the country have demonstrated online and in public squares, demanding safer environments in which to learn.

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Published April 24, 2018

WARREN — Police are looking for information leading to the arrest of a man who April 23 demanded cash at the Comerica Bank inside the Kroger at 28250 Dequindre Road, south of 12 Mile Road.

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Published April 24, 2018

WARREN — Police officers sent to check on a man at his Warren home made a grisly discovery April 23.

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Published April 23, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Shelby Township police, in partnership with the Macomb County Animal Control Division, removed 23 dogs from a home in Shelby Township and are seeking charges against the dog owner.

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Published April 23, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — It wasn’t the catalyst, but the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, on Feb. 14 that left 17 people dead increased the urgency of putting school resource officers at Eisenhower and Utica high schools.

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Published April 23, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A 34-year-old Grosse Pointe Farms man is behind bars, facing myriad charges stemming from alleged assaults on police officers and a stolen German shepherd.

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Published April 20, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD —  West Bloomfield police have released additional information about three men who were arrested in conjunction with a string of home invasions throughout Oakland County. 

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Published April 20, 2018

WARREN — Two suspects in the robbery of a Speedway gas station earlier this month were arrested after the circulation of a physical description that included a reference to the “bright blue eyes” of one of the alleged perpetrators.

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Published April 20, 2018

WARREN — Employees at Five Guys Burgers and Fries near 12 Mile and Mound roads told police they were robbed by an armed man who slipped into the building quietly just after 10 p.m. April 19.

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Published April 19, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Police Department is reporting a fatal shooting occured Thursday, April 19 in the 29000 block of Tawas Street. 

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Published April 19, 2018

WOODS — The Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred at 12:26 p.m. April 18 at Chemical Bank, 20276 Mack Ave. in Grosse Pointe Woods.

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Published April 18, 2018

Former Troy City Manager Brian Kischnick pleaded no contest to domestic violence/assault for a March 9 incident in Clawson.

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Published April 18, 2018

  A Dakota High School teacher who was arrested last year for stealing money from the district has pled no contest and been ordered by the court to pay back $30,000 to Chippewa Valley Schools and will not serve any time in jail.

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Published April 18, 2018

A 21-year-old Eastpointe resident accused in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Clinton Township resident at a graduation party in Roseville Aug. 6, 2017, will be back in Macomb County Circuit Court at 8:30 a.m. July 31 for a final rescheduled pretrial hearing after a judge granted a request for a motion cutoff date April 11.

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