Clarkston CPL Holder Fires Gun at Home Depot Shoplifting Suspects

Clarkston CPL Holder Fires Gun at Home Depot Shoplifting Suspects (Compiled, Oct. 8, 2015) A licensed gun owner used a 9mm gun to shoot at two shoplifting suspects in the parking lot of Home Depot Tuesday afternoon. According to various reports, the 46-yearold Clarkston resident could face charges for the incident. The two shoplifting suspects…

October Business Classes from Oakland County

October Business Classes from Oakland County The Oakland County’s One Stop Shop Business Center is getting ready for another business month with their October workshops. Start-up entrepreneurs and business professionals can succeed with help from other professionals and experts. Register today for one, or all, of the  workshops and get your business on the right track.…

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home

Woman Found Dead Among Menagerie of Animals in Waterford Home (Waterford Police Report, Oct. 2, 2015) On October 1, 2015 at approximately 5:30pm, Waterford Officers responded to the 5000 block of Ridge Top Drive for a deceased person. Arriving Officers located a 47 year old female from Clarkston, deceased inside the residence surrounded by numerous…

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists

Michigan Laws Pertaining to Bicyclists (John Lindenmayer, Executive Director League of Michigan Bicyclists, Oct 1, 2015) The following is a summary of the Michigan Compiled Law (MCL), Motor Vehicle Code (MVC) and Administrative Rules pertaining to bicyclists. Local ordinances may not supersede the MVC, MCL or Administrative Rules unless explicitly specified in statute. For more…

…2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan

SEMCOG releases statistics on 2014 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan (SEMCOG Press Release, Sept. 21, 2015) There were 5,557 vehicle-deer crashes in Southeast Michigan in 2014, according to figures released by SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, based on crash data received from the Michigan Department of State Police, Criminal Justice Information Center. “For…

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests

For First Time Ever, Every Retailer Passed Tobacco Sales Tests (Oakland County Health Division Press Release, Aug. 24, 2015) For the first time ever, Oakland County retailers did not sell any tobacco products to youth during recent undercover inspections, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. The Oakland County Health Division conducted the annual inspection…

Clarkston City Council Candidate Forum Sept. 17

Clarkston City Council Candidate Forum Sept. 17 (event listing) Thursday, September 17, 2015 7:00 PM Clarkston Independence District Library 6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston, MI 48346 City of the Village of Clarkston: City Council. Local elections are coming up November 3, and the League of Women Voters is hosting candidate forums in several communities through Oakland…

Woman Punches Deputy and Crowd Control Officer at Run DMC Concert

Woman Punches Deputy and Crowd Control Officer at Run DMC Concert (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, July 21, 2015) LATE ENTRY FROM AFTERNOONS on 07-19-2015 INCIDENT:  21:27 hrs. – Independence Township / DTE Music Theatre – Resisting and Obstructing Police / Assault on a Police Officer #15-114641 SUMMARY:  Deputies working the Run DMC concert at the…