Police & Courts

Published August 11, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield Police Department recently held an outdoor, socially distanced ceremony, swearing in new hires and recognizing those with recent promotions.

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Published August 11, 2020

FERNDALE — Ferndale police arrested a woman for allegedly firing gunshots at a home on Almont Street, north of Nine Mile Road, Aug. 5.

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Published August 11, 2020

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — An Oakland County business owner will be back in court in late August on multiple charges that she allegedly stole more than $70,000 from an elderly veteran.

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Published August 10, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A couple of weeks after a lawsuit was filed, a county judge ruled against a trustee’s motion. On July 27, Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Joseph Toia denied the motion for injunction in the case of Macomb Township Trustee Tim Bussineau v. Macomb Township Board of Trustees.

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Published August 10, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — An incident that occurred in Shelby Township two years ago is getting a closer look by the Michigan Attorney General’s Office.

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Published August 10, 2020

UTICA — The Utica Police Department recently arrested a suspect in the Utica Black Rock Bar and Grill assault incident, which occurred July 10 due to a disagreement about wearing a face mask.

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Published August 7, 2020

DETROIT — Several law enforcement departments are in talks with the Wayne State University Police Department following its establishment as the regional headquarters for the National De-escalation Training Center.

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Published August 7, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Police Department is investigating a stabbing that appeared to arise out of a dispute inside a home in the 22000 block of Tuscany Avenue, which is in the area of Toepfer Drive and Kelly Road.

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Published August 7, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores’ newest K-9 officers will be safer in a few weeks, thanks to a nonprofit group and a local donor.

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Published August 7, 2020

WARREN — An investigation remained ongoing at press time after a shooting in the parking lot of the Best Western Warren Hotel on Convention Boulevard, near 14 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue, at about 1:10 p.m. on Aug. 3.

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Published August 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — In the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests, the Sterling Heights Police Department says it has been following through with its goals to update its policies and procedures.

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Published August 5, 2020

FERNDALE — The Ferndale Police Department is investigating a drive-by shooting on Almont Street.

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Published August 4, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Two teenagers were hit by vehicles while riding their bicycles July 31.

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Published August 3, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — At press time, the Clinton Township Police Department was working to determine who recently fired multiple gunshots near a busy intersection.

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Published July 30, 2020

ROCHESTER — Rochester Community Schools is facing a civil lawsuit after a former Rochester High School teacher was sentenced on sex and drug charges involving two students.

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Published July 28, 2020

WARREN — A 15-year-old has been charged as an adult with second-degree murder in the July 22 shooting death of another boy at the Warren Manor apartments.  

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Published July 28, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Police have offered more details on a recent alleged assault with intent to murder and kidnapping.

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Published July 28, 2020

TROY — On June 1, Nayir Muhammad Masrur, 21, pleaded no contest, but mentally ill, to manslaughter in the Nov. 12, 2018, bludgeoning death of his aunt, Rubab Huq, 55, with a 15-pound barbell in the basement of her home.

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Published July 28, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Nearly two months after a shooting in Macomb Township, a father is facing charges. Michael Szymanski, 56, was charged with one count of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder or by strangulation, a felony.

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Published July 28, 2020

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Deputies from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office’s Oakland Township substation responded to the 100 block of Cherry Drive on a report of shots being fired from a moving vehicle at a residence at 12:34 a.m July 26. 

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