Medical Examiner Determines Death of Man Pushed at Concert is Homicide

Medical Examiner Determines Death of Man Pushed at Concert is Homicide (Oakland County Sheriff’s Department plus Editor Notes, Aug. 22, 2014) The Oakland County Medical Examiner ruled today that the death of Mr. Robert Kobe at the DTE Music Theatre in Independence Township a Homicide.  Kobe suffered a serious blow to the head when he…

Man Assaulted at Concert Faces Life-Threatening Injuries

Man Assaulted at Hank Williams Jr. Concert Faces Life-Threatening Injuries (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 18, 2014)  UPDATE: The Victim Robert Kobe was pronounced deceased today (Aug. 19) at 12:04 pm, by Dr. Doyle of McLaren Hospital Pontiac.  The investigation will continue pending the outcome of an autopsy.   INCIDENT: 20:55 Hrs. – Independence Township (DTE…

How to Avoid After-Flood Scams

How to Avoid After-Flood Scams (Attorney General Bill Schuette, Aug. 15, 2014)                  Attorney General Bill Schuette today issued a consumer alert with tips for southeast Michigan residents facing damage from recent flooding. The alert, which Schuette issued through his Consumer Protection Division, offers tips on avoiding scam artists and criminals who exploit emergency situations,…

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions

Oakland County Issues Floodwater Safety Precautions (Oakland County Public Health Press Release, Aug. 11, 2014) In response to widespread flooding, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson urges citizens to follow these safety precautions from the Oakland County Health Division to help minimize possibilities of illness, serious injury, or drowning: Stay out of flooded areas – It…

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use…

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding

Oakland County Pounded by Rain, Swamped with Flooding (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 11, 2014)   An unusual amount of rain has fallen in Oakland County, causing flooded basements, closed expressways and power outages. Michigan State Police issued a statement urging people off the roads. “Please advise your viewers, listeners or readers to avoid non-essential use…

Sheriff’s Department Reports Multiple Suspected Drug Deaths

Sheriff’s Department Reports Multiple Suspected Drug Deaths (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Aug. 3, 2014) There have been multiple suspected drug deaths reported by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department in recent days. The fatalities are detailed below: INCIDENT:  14:12 Hrs. – July 30, 2014 – Oxford Township – Death Investigation – #14-118493 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to…