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Police & Courts

Published February 10, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A Shelby Township family had a frightening night Feb. 5 after a woman allegedly broke into their home, attempted to burn it down and fired a rifle at the father of her ex-boyfriend.

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Published February 7, 2020

St. Clair Shores police are looking for help in finding a man seen on surveillance video breaking into the Citgo gas station at 32309 Jefferson Ave. the morning of Jan. 27.

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Published February 7, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — People who experience a drug overdose in Sterling Heights will have a new option to get help, thanks to a partnership among police and an antidrug nonprofit.

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Published February 7, 2020

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe resident Jeremy Schodowski, 22, who was charged last year in connection to the shooting death of a friend, 20-year-old Bill Scruggs, pleaded no contest to charges including involuntary manslaughter Jan. 28.

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Published February 7, 2020

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TROY/STERLING HEIGHTS/WARREN — Five years ago, students at Susick Elementary School held a friendly “Penny Wars” competition to support a charitable cause.

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Published February 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Police in Madison Heights are searching for a man who allegedly approached a Madison Heights woman outside her home, stealing jewelry deeply meaningful to her — including the wedding band of her late husband.  

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Published February 5, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Police are investigating a shooting at a local hookah lounge.

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Published February 5, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — An armed robbery and an ensuing pursuit ended in a crash and an arrest recently.

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Published February 5, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Jan. 27, the Royal Oak Police Department presented a citizen award to Jack Huffman, of Royal Oak, for his part in the arrest of a man who was later charged with third-degree fleeing and eluding.

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Published February 5, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A former Rochester High School teacher has avoided trial by pleading no contest to sex and drug charges involving two students.

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Published February 4, 2020

UTICA — The Utica Police Department is warning the public to not leave valuable items inside unattended vehicles.

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Published February 4, 2020

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MACOMB COUNTY — On Jan. 28, Macomb County Circuit Court Chief Judge James Biernat announced that he named Judge Sandra Harrison as presiding judge of the Macomb County Probate Court.

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Published February 4, 2020

FERNDALE — In April 2019, the Ferndale Police Department announced plans to seek accreditation through the state of Michigan.

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Published February 4, 2020

BERKLEY — In December, multiple teenagers were arrested by Berkley police after they were caught spray-painting buildings in the city.

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Published February 4, 2020

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ST. CLAIR SHORES/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — A 39-year-old Detroit man is behind bars, accused of stealing outboard motors from boats stored at marinas in St. Clair Shores and Harrison Township.

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Published February 3, 2020

WARREN — A woman seen on viral videos shared across social media berating customers and employees at area businesses in recent weeks has been arrested in Warren and is now facing a disturbing the peace charge.

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Published January 31, 2020

WARREN — With its leaky basement, cramped courtrooms and security concerns, many employees are just plain sick of Warren’s outdated 37th District Court building. Some even claim they’re getting sick from it.

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Published January 31, 2020

WARREN — A day after prosecutors announced that no charges would be filed as a result of hazing allegations tied to the football program at De La Salle Collegiate, the investigation rekindled with new claims reportedly brought by another student’s family.

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Published January 31, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Police in Madison Heights believe they have found the man who plastered a local business with racist graffiti, based on the hoodie he was wearing featuring Creeper, a character from the popular video game “Minecraft.”

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Published January 31, 2020

HAZEL PARK — A well-meaning Hazel Park man lost his truck and a lockbox containing $40,000 allegedly to a man and a woman that he allowed to stay at his house since they said they had nowhere to stay.     

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