Police, Courts & Fire

Published August 8, 2022

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — At first, 2-year-old Tyler Lombardo was apprehensive about meeting Roseville police K-9 Chase. He hid behind his mother, but after some words of encouragement from Roseville Police Detective Brain Dobrzycki, who held the leash, the boy approached the dog and began stroking its fur.

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Published August 8, 2022

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Police Department is searching for a suspect who broke into a party store in Shelby Township.

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Published August 8, 2022

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A local activist believes he was wrongly arrested and charged for exercising his right to protest in Shelby Township in 2020. Two years later, the claim is headed to federal court.

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Published August 8, 2022

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A former Macomb County priest was sentenced to prison July 26 on two of three counts that charged him with sexually assaulting a teenage parishioner in the 1980s.

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Published August 5, 2022

WOODS — Police were seeking the public’s help at press time to identify a man who is said to have robbed the Flagstar Bank at 19733 Mack Ave. in Grosse Pointe Woods at around 9:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5 — shortly after the branch opened for business.

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Published August 5, 2022

EASTPOINTE — An Eastpointe man who police said escaped while being transported hours after his arraignment in the 38th District Court has been apprehended.

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Published August 5, 2022

WARREN — On July 23, someone riding a stolen dirt bike attempted to flee from police. He crashed and may now lose his leg, said Warren Police Deputy Commissioner Bob Ahrens.

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Published August 5, 2022

WARREN — A Warren man is facing charges after being involved in an overnight standoff with Warren police last month.

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Published August 5, 2022

WARREN — The bonds set for two suspects following a shooting at a Warren gas station earlier this month have been increased after Macomb County Prosecutor Peter Lucido said he was “outraged” over the low amounts set by a visiting judge.

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Published August 5, 2022

HAZEL PARK — A woman’s car was stolen after she was allegedly confronted by three masked gunmen late at night in Hazel Park — one of whom reportedly fired a gun as she fled on foot.

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Published August 4, 2022

EASTPOINTE — Friends and family members of two people who were fatally wounded, allegedly by a neighbor, at an apartment complex on 10 Mile Road in January reached an emotional breaking point in 38th District Court Aug. 4 when a police detective testified that the defendant had later told the detective that the two victims didn’t deserve to die.

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Published August 3, 2022

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP —  A public safety millage renewal in Bloomfield Township, which also includes a millage increase, got the green light from voters Aug. 2.

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Published July 27, 2022

EASTPOINTE — A state representative who had his identity stolen allegedly by an Eastpointe man said he was “shocked” when he found out about the theft.

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Published July 27, 2022

ROCHESTER HILLS — A man accused of stealing deposits from prospective business owners after their deals failed is facing prison time.

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Published July 27, 2022

ROCHESTER HILLS — A man from Sterling Heights is facing criminal sexual conduct charges after allegedly inappropriately touching a female employee at a store in Rochester Hills July 1.

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Published July 27, 2022

GROSSE POINTE SHORES — One of the newest members of the Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety Department is more than a little bit familiar with the east side.

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Published July 27, 2022

OAKLAND COUNTY — A Farmington Hills resident was one of three men arrested as part of an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office sting operation July 6.

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Published July 27, 2022

WARREN — A man is dead and another is in jail after a hit-and-run crash Tuesday morning.

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Published July 27, 2022

WARREN — A Warren man is facing charges in an Oakland County court for allegedly forcing a minor to engage in commercial sex.

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Published July 27, 2022

HAZEL PARK — Officials say work has begun cleaning out a home in Hazel Park where the owner was found dead amid squalid conditions earlier this month.

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