Police & Courts

Published December 21, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A Rochester Hills man will spend life in prison, without the possibility of parole, for fatally shooting his wife earlier this year. Shaun Wheeler was convicted of first-degree premeditated murder in the death of his wife, Cory Ehlers, in Oakland County Circuit Court in November. He was sentenced Dec. 20 before Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Phyllis McMillen.

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Published December 21, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — It’s been 80 years since the genocide of 6 million Jews, but there’s still plenty of work to be done to return property that was stolen during that time. A group of Michigan lawyers is helping rightful heirs recover some of the thousands of pieces of art stolen by the Nazis during the Holocaust through a new program called the Holocaust Art Recovery Initiative.

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Published December 21, 2018

ROYAL OAK — In the early morning hours of Dec. 17, Royal Oak police received a report of a home invasion in the area of 14 Mile and Crooks roads.

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Published December 21, 2018

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — A Grosse Pointe South High School student was suspended from school Dec. 20 following an after-school altercation in which the student allegedly brandished a firearm in front of another student.

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Published December 20, 2018

WARREN — An investigation continued at press time Dec. 26, six days after a man awaiting extradition from Ohio to Michigan to face charges in his grandmother’s murder was shot and killed while in custody during a struggle with Toledo police.

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Published December 20, 2018

BERKLEY — A 52-year-old Highland Park man was arrested for stealing $450 worth of products at two Berkley stores.

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Published December 20, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Over the course of 18 months, through meetings with sponsors, the judge, peer coaches and probation officers, by complying with all court orders and testing, two young men were able to reach sobriety and become the first two graduates of the St. Clair Shores Drug Treatment Court Dec. 14.

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Published December 20, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham reported that two inmates overdosed on an unknown substance while in the Macomb County Jail Dec. 19.

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Published December 20, 2018

BERKLEY —  The Berkley Public Safety Department confirmed Dec. 20 that a Berkley woman who had not been seen since Dec. 17 has been found dead.

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Published December 20, 2018

WARREN — Selling a video game and a controller turned out to be more trouble than it was worth for one Warren resident Dec. 14. Police are now reminding sellers using apps and online marketplace sites to be wary of buyers bent on thievery and to always make the transaction in a safe place, like at the Police Department.  

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Published December 20, 2018

WARREN — A Macomb County Sheriff’s Office investigation brought at the request of the Warren Police Department into a July incident involving Deputy Police Commissioner Matthew Nichols resulted in a requested warrant for a misdemeanor assault charge.

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Published December 20, 2018

WARREN — A 23-year-old Warren man was awaiting extradition from Ohio to Michigan Dec. 20, where investigators were waiting to charge him with his grandmother’s murder.

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Published December 19, 2018

EASTPOINTE — A 25-year-old defendant who was charged in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash in Eastpointe in May 2017 has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.

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Published December 19, 2018

MOUNT CLEMENS — A 48-year-old Mount Clemens man is in the Macomb County Jail facing threat charges stemming from a Dec. 12 incident involving sheriff’s deputies.

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Published December 19, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Michigan State Police said a man suffered a medical issue, which caused him to crash his vehicle through the gates of Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Harrison Township Dec. 18.

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Published December 19, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights police said, as of press time, they were still searching for a man who allegedly threatened people with a knife at a Walmart store.

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Published December 19, 2018

BERKLEY —  Local police are searching for a missing woman who has not been seen since Dec. 17.

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Published December 18, 2018

SOUTHFIELD — Whether eggnog or mulled wine is your drink of choice this holiday season, the Southfield Police Department is asking residents to make sober driving arrangements before their seasonal sipping.

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Published December 18, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — A Rochester Hills man was recently sentenced to nine years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman on a flight bound for Detroit.

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Published December 18, 2018

ROYAL OAK — On Dec. 10, the Royal Oak City Commission unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance amendment that would ban minors, or those younger than 18, from using e-cigarettes and tobacco vaping products.

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