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Oakland County Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 186 Incidents and 30 Crime Stories
Oakland County Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 186 Incidents and 30 Crime Stories. During the last week, Oakland County reported a total of 186 crime cases. The most common type of crime was theft, with 77 cases reported, accounting for 41% of the total crimes. This was closely followed by assault cases, which numbered 65, making up 35% of the total. Vandalism was the third most common crime, with 20 cases reported, representing 11% of the total. Other reported crimes included 13 arrests, 5 burglaries, 4 cases classified as 'other', and 1 case each of a shooting and a robbery. These statistics highlight a concerning prevalence of theft and assault in the place, indicating a need for increased security measures and law enforcement presence. The relatively lower numbers of severe crimes such as shootings and robberies, however, provide a small measure of reassurance about the overall safety of the place. The data underscores the importance of community vigilance and cooperation with law enforcement agencies to prevent and report crimes.
Woman missing since 2017 rescued from Inkster motel after telling stepmother she was being held against her will
A woman who was missing for seven years has been reunited with her family after she was found being held against her will at a Metro Detroit motel.
A Culinary Voyage Under the Sea: Pontiac's Top 5 Seafood Spots
In this piece, we're exploring five delightful seafood restaurants in Pontiac. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
Lawsuit: Lake Orion trucking company had whites-only restroom, N-word on work microwave
Darryl Morgan's blood still boils when he recalls the hateful words that came over the CB radio as he sat in his work truck. Porch monkeys. N-word. Beaners. On a regular basis, Morgan says, he and eight of his co-workers put up with such racial slurs while working for Lake Orion-based Environmental Wood Solutions,...
Stash of money found after Warren apartment fire not exactly what cops expected
WARREN, Mich. – Mound Road closed briefly Thursday morning as police were called to investigate a “large” amount of money found in a Warren apartment after it caught fire. But it turns out the money wasn’t as concerning as originally thought. An apartment off Mound Road...
Multi-car crash on I-96 leads to huge delay
A multi-car crash Friday morning is causing big backups on both the expressway and surface streets. Callers into WWJ said anywhere from five to nine cars are involved in the crash on eastbound I-96 near Novi Road.
I-75 Business Loop construction in Pontiac, Bloomfield Township begins this spring
PONTIAC, Mich. (FOX 2) - A major road construction project in southern Oakland County will begin this spring when crews rebuild the I-75 business loop. The Square Lake Road improvement between I-75 and Woodward Avenue will rebuild the pavement, improve the drainage, new curb and gutter upgrades, as well as updating the ramps.
2023-24 was the fourth-warmest winter on record in metro Detroit
As we head into March, it means the start of meteorological spring and the end of meteorological winter in metro Detroit.
Door cameras pick up multiple car break-ins
The front door cameras of two different houses in Birmingham captured separate car break-ins on the night of Sunday, February 25, each catching multiple suspects going through cars. A man living on the 1300 block of Dorchester Road reported to police at 7 a.m. that his front door camera caught...
Metro Detroit weather: Warmup slowly begins as temps inch back up
DETROIT (FOX 2) - After a significant temperature drop, they slowly start climbing Friday. Temperatures are up and winds are down. The day starts with wind chills in the 20s, up from the teens Thursday. By afternoon, wind chills will be in the 40s. Much of the day is sunny...
Arrest made following December credit card theft
What began as a report for a woman’s purse being stolen from her vehicle last December has now turned into quite the saga for Bloomfield Township police and the suspect, Brayton James Groth, who was finally arrested by police and arraigned at 48th District Court on Thursday, February 22.
Man threatens to shoot worker, cops at Kroger in Oakland County, police say
BIRMINGHAM, Mich. – A man threatened to shoot a worker and police while robbing a Kroger in Oakland County, police said. Joel Ryan Stalker, 35, of Pontiac, is charged in connection with a robbery that happened Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024, at the Kroger at Maple Road and Woodward Avenue in Birmingham.
Sterling Heights Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Sterling Heights reported a total of 74 crime incidents. The data shows that the most frequent type of crime was 'Suspicious Situation' with 33 cases, indicating a possible rise in unusual activities in the place. This was followed by 'Theft' with 13 cases, which might suggest an increase in property crimes. There were 10 cases classified as 'Other', 8 'Assault' cases, and 5 'Disturbance' cases. Less frequent crimes included 'Vandalism', 'Arrest', and 'Burglary', with 2, 2, and 1 cases respectively. The data suggests that Sterling Heights is dealing with a significant number of 'Suspicious Situation' cases, which might indicate a need for increased vigilance and precautionary measures by the residents and law enforcement agencies.
Man arrested for assault at Farmington Hills YMCA
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) - Police arrested a 20-year-old man for assault on Friday, accused of assaulting an elderly man in the YMCA in Farmington Hills.At about 10:45 a.m. on March 1, police responded to calls of an assault at the facility on Farmington Road, where they found an 80-year-old man from West Bloomfield unconscious in the men's locker room.A 41-year-old man told investigators he entered the locker room and witnessed the suspect attacking the victim as he lay on the floor and bleeding. The witness said he intervened and was attacked by the suspect. The suspect then ran from...
Southfield Police Department's 'Badges and Books' Events at Local Meijer Store Promote Reading and Gun Safety
The Southfield Police Department will host 'Badges and Books' events on March 5, 12, 19, and 26. These events will occur at the Meijer store on Telegraph Road in Southfield, from 5 to 7 p.m. The department will distribute gently used books to children and young adults.
Judge to allow Oxford school shooter's journal, texts as evidence in James Crumbley trial
A judge delivered multiple blows to James Crumbley as he prepares to go to trial next week over his alleged role in the Oxford High School mass shooting carried out by his son. In back-to-back rulings, Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Cheryl Matthews this week denied Crumbley's request to exclude his son's journal and text messages from trial. The journal and texts contain allegations by the shooter that his parents ignored his mental health struggles. ...
Sunshine sticks around as temperatures are expected to be unseasonably warm in Metro Detroit
4Warn Weather – FRIDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy skies. Low: 39. Winds: South 5-10 MPH. SATURDAY: Morning clouds giving way to a filtered sunshine in the afternoon. High: 54. Winds: South-Southwest 5-10 MPH. SATURDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies. Low: 38. SUNDAY: Partly cloudy skies and unseasonably warm temperatures. High: 62.
Oakland County sheriff’s deputy faces lawsuit for shooting, killing man in Pontiac
OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – A man was shot and killed by an Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy after a struggle and a car crash in Pontiac back in August 2023. Now, his family is filing a wrongful death lawsuit against Oakland County and the deputy who pulled the trigger.
Oakland Co. sheriff says phone call scam threatens arrest for missing jury duty
The Oakland County sheriff is warning residents about a scam that's threatening arrest for supposedly missing jury duty.
Glorious weekend with plenty of sunshine expected in Metro Detroit
4Warn Weather – In like a lamb out like a lion, March is expected to start off on a very mild note, with near 70-degree temps returning next week. Overnight will bring mainly clear skies and temps a bit warmer than last night with a low of 29. Friday.