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Police & Courts

Published August 11, 2016

An armed robbery suspect was still unaccounted for nearly a month after forcing his way into a Burger King restaurant, located at 20840 Gratiot Ave., near Eight Mile Road, at approximately 5 a.m. July 14, according to an Eastpointe Police Department news release.

According to police, the suspect claimed he was armed and threatened to shoot an employee. The suspect reportedly assaulted several employees and then stole money and a gray Burger King hat from the restaurant.

A surveillance camera captured an image of the suspect.

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Published August 10, 2016

On the morning of Aug. 10, James Pazarena, 25, of Shelby Township, was video arraigned at the 42nd District Court in Romeo and charged with fleeing and eluding and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon stemming from an incident Aug. 7.

At approximately 11:22 a.m. Aug. 7, police responded to the Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot on the northeast corner of 26 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue for multiple reports of a white 2002 Mazda driving recklessly.

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Published August 10, 2016

SOUTHFIELD — Local elected officials, law enforcement and activists will meet Aug. 13 at the Southfield Public Library, 26000 Evergreen Road,  for a seminar on human trafficking.

Oakland County Commissioner Janet Jackson, D-Southfield, will join with representatives of Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution to promote awareness about the issue of human trafficking.

SOAP Metro Detroit is an organization founded by Birmingham native, author and human trafficking survivor Theresa Flores.

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Published August 10, 2016

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A pair of good Samaritans and officers from the Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety Department worked together to save a man from drowning after he drove his vehicle into Lake St. Clair following a medical emergency.

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Published August 10, 2016

FARMINGTON HILLS/WEST BLOOMFIELD/DETROIT — A police officer shot a bank robbery suspect after he allegedly lunged at officers with a knife in Detroit.

Bradley Carey, 54, of Pontiac, died Aug. 3 at Beaumont Hospital in Farmington Hills.

Carey reportedly robbed a Bank of America at 25950 Middlebelt Road, at 11 Mile Road, in Farmington Hills one day prior, on Aug. 2. 

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Published August 10, 2016

FRASER — Amid a turbulent time in our nation for police officers, some local veterans want the boys in blue to know they appreciate their sacrifice.

In a message dated July 20, signed by VFW Post 6691 Commander Larry Rosseel and addressed to the Fraser Department of Public Safety, the post — which was chartered in 1946 after the conclusion of World War II — offered its support to the men and women in Fraser’s police and fire departments.

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Published August 10, 2016

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With soulful tunes from bagpipes and all the pomp and circumstance befitting his rank, the St. Clair Shores Police Department said goodbye to K-9 Hondo at Blossom Heath Park.

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Published August 10, 2016

SOUTHFIELD —  An observant neighbor helped police capture four home invasion suspects recently.

According to a news release from Southfield Police Department Lt. Ted Goff, around 1:46 p.m. Aug. 9, officers responded to the 30000 block of Grosvenor Court on a report of a home invasion in progress.

When officers arrived, Goff said, four suspects fled on foot from the home. After a short foot pursuit, all four suspects were taken into custody by officers from the Southfield Police Department and the Beverly Hills Department of Public Safety.

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Published August 10, 2016

ROYAL OAK — A 58-year-old Royal Oak resident was arraigned in court Aug. 2 after he allegedly threatened a man with a knife over a parking space.

Robert Rovinsky was arraigned in 44th District Court Aug. 2 and charged with one count of assault with a dangerous weapon. He was given a $10,000 bond. The charge is a four-year felony with a fine of not more than $2,000.

Rovinsky pleaded not guilty and, as of press time, an attorney had not yet been retained or appointed for him.

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Published August 10, 2016

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MOUNT CLEMENS — Detectives with the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office hope the public’s input will help them catch a thief who broke into the Verizon Wireless Store on Groesbeck in Mount Clemens Aug. 5.

Law enforcement officials say the suspect may be connected to similar break-ins in Oakland and Wayne counties.

Detectives were able to obtain surveillance images of the male suspect who smashed through a glass door of the store located at 17 S. Groesbeck at approximately 4:25 a.m.

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Published August 9, 2016

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Although defense attorneys believe Grosse Pointe Farms interior designer Daniel Clancy might have died from another condition, Dr. Francisco Diaz, a Wayne County medical examiner, insisted that Clancy’s death April 27 was a direct result of him being stabbed and beaten at his Voltaire Place home March 6.

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Published August 9, 2016

BERKLEY — A vehicle that was stolen from a Berkley man about two months ago was recovered recently by an Ohio police department.

The Berkley Public Safety Department received a call from a 63-year-old Marion, Ohio, man who told officers that a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado he bought on Craigslist for $9,200 in cash had been reported stolen by the Berkley department.

The vehicle was reported stolen June 9 by a 37-year-old Berkley man. He had woken up that morning to find his truck missing from his driveway.

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Published August 8, 2016

The Royal Oak Police Department Criminal Investigations Division and the FBI are investigating a robbery at TCF Bank Aug. 8.

No one was injured during the robbery and images of the suspect were captured on surveillance video, according to police.

According to a statement issued by the Royal Oak Police Department, the man entered the bank, located at 1811 Crooks Road, at 12:03 p.m.

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Published August 5, 2016

ROSEVILLE — A suspect is facing several charges after he allegedly led police on a chase at approximately 10:20 p.m. Aug. 2 from the area of Little Mack and Erin Street onto Interstate 94.

Roseville police officers Brian Dobrzycki and Bridget Lines saw what they believed to be an illegal drug transaction taking place on Little Mack, near Erin Street, but when they tried to stop a suspect motorist, the motorist allegedly fled the scene in a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox.

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Published August 5, 2016

During the early afternoon of Friday, Aug. 5, police arrested a man who allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store, located near 24 Mile and Shelby roads, at knifepoint at approximately 12:32 a.m. the same day.

The suspect reportedly held a knife to the cashier and demanded money from the register. He then fled with an undetermined amount of cash in a dark-colored SUV in an unknown direction, according to police. The cashier was uninjured.

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Published August 5, 2016

WARREN — Firefighters responding to a report of smoke near 10 Mile and Mound on July 31 reportedly found a medical marijuana grow operation with “improper” electrical hook-ups. But whether the operation was in violation of city building codes or new rules regulating cannabis cultivation remains to be seen.

“The fire was clearly caused by a medical marijuana grow operation,” Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said on Aug. 2. “The one thing I don’t know right now is whether it was legal or illegal.”

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Published August 5, 2016

Police are seeking a suspect who allegedly robbed a 7-Eleven convenience store, located near 24 Mile and Shelby roads, at knifepoint at approximately 12:32 a.m. Aug. 5.

The suspect reportedly held a knife to the cashier and demanded money from the register. He then fled with an undetermined amount of cash in a dark-colored SUV in an unknown direction, according to police. The cashier was uninjured.

Police photographed images of the suspect from surveillance footage at the 7-Eleven and are seeking the public’s help to identify him.

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Published August 5, 2016

MOUNT CLEMENS — A 53-year-old Harrison Township man is in the hospital after what sheriff’s officials say was a fight involving the highly-popular “Pokémon Go” game.

In a report released by Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham, at around 10:40 p.m., Aug. 3, a 33-year-old St. Clair Shores man was walking in downtown Mount Clemens near Market and Main streets with his girlfriend and another woman when he encountered the Harrison Township man.

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Published August 4, 2016

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The second suspect involved in a July 22 alleged assault on a Canton man has been formally charged, according to the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office.

Nathaniel Abraham Bowes, 20, of Holly, was video-arraigned July 27 in Clinton Township’s 41-B District Court on one count of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, one count of unarmed robbery, and one count of unlawful driving away with a motor vehicle.

He was given a $10,000 cash-or-surety bond.

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Published August 3, 2016

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Daniel Clancy’s own words seem to point a finger directly at handyman David Corzilius as his attacker.

Farms public safety officer Tom Dionne — testifying during a July 26 preliminary examination in front of Farms Municipal Court Judge Matthew Rumora — said he was the first officer on the scene when the department received a 911 call the afternoon of March 6 about a man who was bleeding on the sidewalk.

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