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Drive Sober Crackdown Nets 482 Arrests, Over 2,200 Speeding Tickets

February 12th 2018

Drive Sober Crackdown Nets 482 Arrests, Over 2,200 Speeding Tickets (Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning, Feb. 12, 2018) Southfield, MI – Law enforcement officers arrested 482 motorists during the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over drunk driving crackdown Nov. 22–Dec. 10, 2017. Of those arrested, 71 were charged under the state’s high blood alcohol […]

Berkley Councilperson Kideckel Resigns After Fleeing Accident

January 29th 2018

Berkley Councilperson Kideckel Resigns After Fleeing Accident (City of Berkley, Jan. 29, 2018) Berkley, MI – On Monday, January 29, Alan H. Kideckel submitted his resignation from the Berkley City Council in writing to the City Clerk. Per Section 3.5 of the City Charter, the letter shall be acted upon by the council at its […]

City Says Berkley Councilperson Kideckel Fled Accident Scene

January 27th 2018

City Says Berkley Councilperson Kideckel Fled Accident Scene (City of Berkley, Jan. 27, 2018) Berkley, MI – In the early hours of January 1, 2018, Berkley Public Safety Officers responded to a reported vehicle accident that occurred in the area of Oakshire and Beverly, south of 12 Mile. It was reported that one of the […]

Intoxicated Roseville Officer Drove Wrong Way on Woodward, Driven Home by Ferndale Police

November 29th 2017

Intoxicated Roseville Officer Drove Wrong Way on Woodward, Driven Home by Ferndale Police (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 29, 2017) Ferndale, MI— Charges are being brought against a Roseville police officer who drove the wrong way on Woodward Avenue, but only weeks later, after the Police Chief learned that officers on the night in question let […]

Farmington Hills: Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Police Car

November 9th 2015

Farmington Hills: Suspected Drunk Driver Crashes into Police Car (Michigan State Police, Nov. 9, 2015) DUI Traffic Crash: On November 8, 2015 at approximately 3 05 AM, Troopers assigned to the Metro Post had just completed a traffic stop on the shoulder of westbound I 696 east of   Orchard Lake Road in Farmington Hills when […]

Intoxication Suspected in Fatal Accident in Pontiac

September 13th 2015

Intoxication Suspected in Fatal Accident in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Sept. 13, 2015) The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies with the Pontiac Substation in the investigation of a fatal traffic crash.  The traffic crash occurred on Woodward Avenue at the intersection of South Boulevard at approximately 7:14 this morning. Peter Whittaker a 64 […]

Royal Oak Woman Arrested After Bone-Crushing Jet Ski Accident in W. Bloomfield

September 7th 2015

Royal Oak Woman Arrested After Bone-Crushing Jet Ski Accident in W. Bloomfield (Oakland County Sheriff Report, Sept. 7, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT:  09-06-2015 THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT:  09-07-2015 INCIDENT:  16:20 hrs. – West Bloomfield Township – OCSO Marine Unit Assist / Watercraft Personal Injury Accident / Operating While Intoxicated – Watercraft #15-145851. SUMMARY: The OCSO Marine […]

Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Fuel Tanker in Pontiac

June 23rd 2015

Suspected Drunk Driver Hits Fuel Tanker in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept., June 23, 2015)   SUNDAY JUNE 21, 2015 CITY OF PONTIAC The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the Pontiac Substation with the investigation of a serious injury crash on North Perry at Parkwood Avenue at 4:12 a.m. A 25 year old […]

Police Report: Driver Faces Sixth Time Drunk Driving Charge

February 1st 2013

PETWAY has 5 prior similar convictions. He was stopped after running a red light on northbound Woodward at Marshall.

PETWAY’s license was suspended from prior OWI convictions and he has previously been convicted of Driving While License Suspended.

Ferndale Officer Loses 3 Year Old to Drunk Driving Accident…

July 8th 2012

On June 25, 2012, a minivan occupied by Ferndale Police Officer John Cleveland, his wife Jodie, and their three children, Katie, Gavin and Olivia, was struck by a drunk driver. Tragically, Olivia did not survive the accident. She was only 3 years old.