Police & Courts

Published September 3, 2020

ROSEVILLE — A suspect in an attempted robbery at a Roseville car wash is dead after being shot by his intended victim, according to police.

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Published September 3, 2020

WARREN — An investigation remains ongoing after the adult son of a 2019 candidate for the Warren City Council was grazed by gunfire during a suspected “road rage” encounter at about 10:30 p.m. Aug. 29.

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Published September 3, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — While the residents of St. Clair Shores have supported staffing minimums for the police and fire departments, it hasn’t always been easy for the Police Department to remain at full staff.

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Published September 2, 2020

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — On Aug. 28, Michigan State Police reported that gunshots were fired on eastbound Interstate 94, near Metropolitan Parkway, in Harrison Township. The situation was still under investigation at press time.

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Published September 2, 2020

HAZEL PARK — One man is facing criminal charges and another was hospitalized after a vehicle recently fled police and crashed into a tree.

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Published September 2, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison Heights Police Department will soon be implementing body cameras and updating its in-car cameras, in an effort to improve accountability at a time when police brutality in other parts of the country have roiled communities.

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Published August 28, 2020

MOUNT CLEMENS —  Karen Spranger’s turbulent tenure as Macomb County Clerk/Register of Deeds ended in chaos when a judge removed her from office in March 2018. A criminal case against her now looks set to end with a no-contest plea and an order to pay back the $1,660 investigators said she took from an acquaintance’s bank account without permission.

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Published August 27, 2020

WARREN — Seven people were injured after the driver of an alleged stolen Jeep smashed into a pickup truck and a semi-trailer at the intersection of 11 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue early Aug. 23.

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Published August 25, 2020

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — More than 30 Public Safety Department employees will receive extra pay for working during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published August 25, 2020

CLAWSON — During the Aug. 18 Clawson City Council meeting, Clawson Police Chief Scott Sarvello introduced a bid for police body cameras for approximately $75,000.

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Published August 25, 2020

FERNDALE — A 37-year-old Oak Park man has been arrested for allegedly firing a gunshot during a road rage incident.

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Published August 24, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — Birmingham police are investigating two hit-and-run auto accidents that took place within days of each other earlier this month, one of them fatal.

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Published August 24, 2020

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Earlier this summer, Bloomfield Township Supervisor Leo Savoie and Treasurer Brian Kepes filed a lawsuit against the social media site Nextdoor, along with two residents, claiming they had utilized the platform to bully and spread political misinformation.

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Published August 24, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — After responding to a residence a few times for a noise complaint, detectives recently were called out after receiving a tip of a possible marijuana grow operation.

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Published August 24, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township woman is facing a 10-year felony charge after allegedly pouring gasoline onto a home and then threatening to burn it down after a domestic dispute Aug. 16.

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Published August 21, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Police Department is teaming up with Fraser-based nonprofit Families Against Narcotics for a new program called the Quick Response Team.

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Published August 21, 2020

EASTPOINTE — A suspect is in custody for the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old Warren man at a Speedway gas station located on 10 Mile Road near Hayes Avenue.

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Published August 21, 2020

EASTPOINTE — The suspect in a homicide being investigated by the Eastpointe police has been found dead.

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Published August 21, 2020

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Police Department is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 2-year-old child.

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Published August 21, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores Police want to make sure residents and visitors finish out the summer safely by being free of all intoxicants before getting behind the wheel.

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