Police & Courts

Published February 26, 2021

FERNDALE — A 21-year-old Utica man was arrested in Ferndale after he was accused of pointing a gun at a vehicle in which his ex-girlfriend was a passenger.

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Published February 24, 2021

FERNDALE — The public safety departments in Ferndale have been looking at labor recently, as both the Police and Fire departments have been understaffed.

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Published February 24, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Longtime business owners are vowing to rebuild after an unidentified group of suspects rammed a pickup truck into their gas station Feb. 13 to break loose a safe that had been bolted to the floor.

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Published February 23, 2021

TROY — Troy police have arrested a suspect who reportedly confessed to a homicide officers discovered during the early morning of Feb. 15 at the front entrance of Belle Tire, 4966 Rochester Road.

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Published February 23, 2021

GROSSE POINTE PARK — A Ku Klux Klan flag displayed in the window of a Grosse Pointe Park home has sparked outrage in the community.

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Published February 23, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A press conference was held in Shelby Township at 10 a.m. Feb. 1 addressing charges that stemmed from a local protest Oct. 24, in which residents from the metro Detroit area came together to protest against the Shelby Township Police Department.

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Published February 23, 2021

BERKLEY — The Berkley Public Safety Department and Families Against Narcotics will be partnering to bring two programs to the city to help people struggling with addiction.

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Published February 23, 2021

WARREN — A Warren man accused of targeting a Black family in a series of alleged hate crimes last fall will head to trial on May 26.

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Published February 22, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Three years ago, two cousins were killed, five days apart, at the same business in Sterling Heights. Two unknown visitors and their getaway driver are the suspects. And to this day, Sterling Heights Police haven’t given up the chase.

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Published February 21, 2021

DETROIT — The case against a 23-year-old woman charged with threatening a local election official is moving forward.

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Published February 19, 2021

WARREN — When a stranger defecated in a car parked overnight at a Warren auto repair shop in November, it was strange and gross.

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Published February 19, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights residents and officials are mourning the death of an inaugural member of the city’s African American Coalition after he died in an auto accident.

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Published February 19, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — An investigation started by the Madison Heights Police Department has resulted in charges against two people suspected of running a human trafficking operation that spanned Oakland County and the metro Detroit area.

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Published February 19, 2021

MACOMB COUNTY — Samuel Backos said his restaurant, Ernie’s, has been “devastated” by state-ordered closures officials said were put in place to stop the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. He said local restaurant, bar and banquet properties have been left “virtually worthless” and that their employees have suffered through “a very depressing time.”

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Published February 18, 2021

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Department of Public Safety has identified two suspects following three incidents Feb. 9 where paintballs were fired at homes and individuals.

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Published February 17, 2021

WARREN — Warren is now facing a deluge of litigation related to its handling of the city’s medical marijuana dispensary licensing process after the City Council’s decision to reject a blanket deal that would have ended a myriad of lawsuits.

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Published February 16, 2021

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TROY — Troy police are investigating a homicide discovered during the early morning Feb. 15 at the front entrance of Belle Tire, 4966 Rochester Road. 

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Published February 12, 2021

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GROSSE POINTES/HARPER WOODS — Grosse Pointe City’s new public safety building — which opened Aug. 29 — features new training areas and equipment, including a fire training tower and the VirTra computerized simulator where officers can work on de-escalation and other skills.

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Published February 11, 2021

BERKLEY — A suspect in a Berkley retail fraud was apprehended after getting in a vehicle crash days after the theft.

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Published February 10, 2021

BERKLEY — A Berkley teen was arrested by local police after he allegedly stole a vehicle and took it for a joyride around the city.

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