Data View: Voting Data in Pontiac School District

Data View: Voting Data in Pontiac School District (Kurt Metzger, Feb. 23, 2016) Pontiac, MI – The Pontiac School District (PSD) includes all or part of Pontiac, Auburn Hills, Sylvan Lake, Lake Angelus, and the townships of Bloomfield, West Bloomfield, Waterford and Orion. Declining birth rates and population out-migration from Pontiac have combined with schools…

Dog Rescued from Creek Bed in Orion Twp. by Oakland County Deputies

Dog Rescued from Creek Bed in Orion Twp. by Oakland County Deputies (Oakland County Sheriffs Dept, Jan. 13, 2016) Late Entry that Occurred on 1-8-2015:  INCIDENT:  22:21 hrs. – Orion Township – Animal Complaint – Animal Rescue – #16-4613 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 2000 block of Marie Drive for an animal complaint.  The…

Over $1,500 in Nail Polish Stolen from Lake Orion CVS

Over $1,500 in Nail Polish Stolen from Lake Orion CVS (Lake Orion Police, Jan. 11, 2016) Lake Orion, MI – Crime Alert – Retail Fraud Requesting Assistance in Suspect Identification. Friday,January 8, 2016 9:40 am– Retail Fraud Investigation – CVS Pharmacy 295 S. Broadway (M24) Lake Orion Police responded to a report of retail fraud…

Deputies Help Family Make Up for Stolen Christmas Presents

Deputies Help Family Make Up for Stolen Christmas Presents (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec 22, 2015) Orion Twp, MI – 12/16/2015       Orion Township  Kimberly Apartments                    Home Invasion II Deputies responded to the 600 block of Kimberly for a report of breaking and entering of an apartment.   The complainant left her home at 9:00am and returned home…

Teen Uses BB Pistol in Fight at Lake Orion Taco Bell

Teen Uses BB Pistol in Fight at Lake Orion Taco Bell (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 13, 2015) Orion Twp, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-11-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-12-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 18:10 hrs. – Orion Township – Felonious Assault. #15-201827 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to the 600 block of S. Lapeer Rd…

Skeleton Found in Woods, Suicide Likely Cause of Death

Skeleton Found in Woods, Suicide Likely Cause of Death (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 13, 2015) FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-12-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-13-2015, 07:00 hrs. _______ INCIDENT: 15:16 hrs. – Orion Township – Death Investigation/Possible Suicide. #15-202256 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to a business located in the 200 block of W. Clarkston Rd…

Writers Share their Work at Orion Twp Library’s Author and Illustrator Fair

Writers Share their Work at Orion Twp Library’s Author and Illustrator Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 12, 2015) Orion Township, MI – “I don’t think that any writer writes stuff that doesn’t have something autobiographical in it,” said author Ronald (R.L.) Herron as he peddled his books at the Orion Township Library’s Authors and Illustrators…

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video)

LGBT Community Considers 2016 Ballot Initiative (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 8, 2015) Ann Arbor, MI – In Michigan it is illegal to discriminate against people based on factors such as race, religion, age and disability. However, discrimination continues against people in the LGBT community because it is legal to do so. In Michigan people…

Sheriff’s Dept. and Police Return Military Items to the Feds

Sheriff’s Dept. and Local Police Agencies Return Military Items to the Feds (C. Proxmire, Dec. 3, 2015) Pontiac, MI – Across the county, local law enforcement agencies are turning in their armored vehicles, grenade launchers, bayonets, high caliber rifles and other items that are now prohibited or controlled as acquisitions from Federal agencies due to…

Mysterious Caller Claims to be IRS Agent, Makes Bomb Threat

Mysterious Caller Claims to be IRS Agent, Makes Bomb Threat (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 29, 2015) INCIDENT:  15:34 Hrs. – Nov. 24, 2015 – Orion Township – Bomb Threat / K-9 Assist. #15-192278 SUMMARY: Deputies responded to the 2200 block of Geyer Court for a bomb threat.  The victim reported that he had been…

Coins Stolen from Washing Machines in Orion Twp.

Coins Stolen from Washing Machines in Orion Twp. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Nov. 24, 2015) INCIDENT:  01:50 hrs. – Orion Township – Breaking and Entering of a Coin Operated Device / Detective Call Out / Evidence Tech Assist – #15-191352 SUMMARY:  Deputies were requested to conduct additional patrols of the 5000 Block of Kimberly for…