Pontiac

Possible Heroin Overdose Death in Pontiac

March 17th 2014

Possible Heroin Overdose Death in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., March 17, 2014) INCIDENT:  12:41 hrs. March 16 – City of Pontiac Possible Overdose Death  #14-038543 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 900 block of Kettering Ave for a report of subject with trouble breathing. OUTCOME OF INCIDENT:   Upon arrival deputies spoke to the complainant who […]

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board

March 12th 2014

WA3 Welcomes Mayors Metzger and Waterman to Board (Adapted from WA3 Press Release, March 12, 2014) 2014 and the recent mayoral elections bring three new leaders to the Board of the Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3), a collaborative effort to promote the 11 communities along M1. From the far north is Pontiac’s mayor Deidre Waterman.  […]

Dentists Asked to Check Records to Help Identify Body…

March 12th 2014

Dentists Asked to Check Records to Help Identify Body Found in Pontiac (Oakland County Press Release, March 12, 2014) The Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance to identify the mummified remains of a woman found at a home on Savanna Drive in Pontiac. Any dentist who has ever treated Pia Farrenkopf, […]

Shots Fired into Home in Pontiac

March 9th 2014

Shots Fired into Home in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 9, 2014) INCIDENT: 21:41 Hrs. March 8 –Pontiac – Drive by Shooting – #14-34389 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 400 block of Fourth St. for a report of 4-5 gun shots heard.  Deputies located a female who stated someone fired several shots into her […]

Mummified Body Found in Pontiac Garage

March 6th 2014

Mummified Body Found in Pontiac Garage (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 6, 2014) INCIDENT: 17:09 hrs. March 5– City of Pontiac Death Investigation – #14-032661 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 1600 block of Savanna for a deceased person in a vehicle.                OUTCOME OF INCIDENT: Upon arrival deputies spoke to the complainant who is an employee […]

OU Ranks 4th in Country for Percentage of Women in Engineering

March 4th 2014

OU Ranks 4th in Country for Percentage of Women in Engineering (Oakland University Press Release, March 4, 2014) Oakland University is ranked fourth in the country for the percentage of women tenured/tenure-track faculty in engineering. According to recent data from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Oakland University is among national leaders in categories […]

Pontiac Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

March 3rd 2014

Pontiac Bank Robbery Suspect Sought (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, March 3, 2014) The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI are requesting assistance with identifying a subject involved in the robbery of the Bank of America in Pontiac, MI. on March 3rd, 2014 at 1630hrs.  Anyone with information is requested to contact The Oakland County […]

‘Madam Mayors’ Share Success Stories and Advice (video)

March 1st 2014

‘Madam Mayors’ Share Success Stories and Advice (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 1, 2014) Fighting and faith were themes that came up repeatedly in the “Madam Mayors” discussion with the Women Officials Network on Feb. 28 in West Bloomfield.  Mayor Deirdre Waterman (Pontiac), Mayor Brenda Lawrence (Southfield), and Mayor Marian McClellan (Oak Park) spoke to […]

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated

February 28th 2014

MEAP Scores Released, Improvement in Reading Celebrated (Michigan Dept. of Education Press Release, Feb. 28, 2014) Reading test scores for Michigan fourth graders improved for the fourth consecutive year, the Michigan Department of Education reported today. Results from the Fall 2013 Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP) are reflective of what children had learned the previous […]

Car Left Running at Pontiac Liquor Store, Stolen, then Recovered

February 21st 2014

Car Left Running at Pontiac Liquor Store, Stolen, then Recovered (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Feb. 21, 2014) INCIDENT:  00:28 hrs. Feb. 19 – City of Pontiac  Stolen / Recovered Auto/Auto Theft Detective Assist       #14-025024  SUMMARY:   Deputies responded to a report of a stolen auto at Big Daddy’s Liquor Store located in the  800 block of […]