Pontiac: Brother and Sister Assaulted, Robbed, Left Tied in Kitchen

Pontiac: Brother and Sister Assaulted, Robbed, Left Tied in Kitchen (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Nov. 8, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 11-07-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 11-08-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 1545 hrs. City of Pontiac-Robbery// UDAA 15-182486 SUMMARY: Deputies were dispatched to the 60 block of W. Colgate for a report of a robbery. Upon…

One Church Broken into and Another Attempt in Orion Township

One Church Broken into and Another Attempt in Orion Township (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 8, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 11-07-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 11-08-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  07:45 hrs. – Orion Township –Breaking and Entering Commercial # 15-182184 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 900 block Lapeer Road New Beginnings Baptist Church for…

Ferndale Marching Band Takes First in State Competition

Ferndale Marching Band Takes First in State Competition (C. Proxmire, Nov. 7, 2015) Ferndale’s Marching Band carried on their tradition of excellence Saturday by taking first place in the fourth flight of the State Marching Band Competition.  Under the leadership of Elon Jamison, they scored 93.15. Prior to the competition, Jamison shared his sentiments on…

Auburn Hills: Justice Richard Bernstein to Speak at Baker College Nov. 11

Auburn Hills: Justice Richard Bernstein to Speak at Baker College Nov. 11 (EVENT page) Baker College of Auburn Hills to host talk by Michigan Supreme Court Justice Bernstein Nov. 11  Event is free and open to the community Baker College of Auburn Hills will welcome Justice Richard Bernstein to campus Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015, for…

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud

Clerk Launches Alert System for Property Owners to Help Prevent Fraud (Oakland County Clerk Press Release, Nov. 7, 2015) Oakland County has launched its new Property Record Notification system to enhance its Super Index, simplifying property record searches and allowing activity notifications for residents, professionals and law enforcement. “We’ve taken our Super Index, a property…

Troy: Nordstrom Employee Accused of Retail Fraud

Troy: Nordstrom Employee Accused of Retail Fraud (Troy Police Report, Nov. 7, 2015) Nordstrom’s Department Store, 2850 W. Big Beaver Road, 8/12/2015 – 8/31/2015:   Business Regional Investigator was conducting an investigation of an employee, a 20 year old   female out of Sterling Heights. The employee was using her discount to purchase store items   and then…

150 Narcan Kits Donated to Help Prevent Heroin Deaths

150 Narcan Kits Donated to Help Prevent Heroin Deaths (OCCMHA Press Release, Nov. 6, 2015) Training, treatment, and intervention are all part of the strategy to equip and prepare Oakland County deputies in the ongoing campaign against opioid misuse and heroin overdoses. This collaborative effort is being spearheaded by Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority…

Madison Heights Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11

Madison Heights Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11 (EVENT page) Madison Heights Veterans Day Ceremony Nov. 11 at 10am at VFW Post 1407, 630 E. 11 Mile Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071. The public is invited to join elected officials in honoring Veterans. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/530148183809088/ For more event listings go to https://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be…

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015

Analysis of Voter Turnout in South Oakland County, 2015 (Guest View: Kurt Metzger, Mayor of Pleasant Ridge, Nov. 5, 2015) Now that the results are final and the celebrations are over, it is time to reflect on Tuesday’s election results across communities in southeast Oakland County. As one would expect in an off-year election, the…