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…

Author/Illustrator Fair at Orion Twp. Library Dec. 5

Author/Illustrator Fair at Orion Twp. Library Dec. 5 (EVENT page) The Giving Season: Annual Author/Illustrator Fair Saturday, December 5 Orion Twp. Library 825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48362 Drop in anytime between 1:00p and 4:00p to meet authors and illustrators (including our own Ms. Kristen!) Books for readers of all ages will be available…

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…

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…

2015 Election Results

2015 Election Results (oc115 Staff, Nov. 3, 2015) Election Results will be updated as they become available.  The results listed below come from the Oakland County Clerk’s Office, and are unofficial until verified.  For more detailed info on any of the races go to the Oakland County Clerk’s Election page at https://www.oakgov.com/clerkrod/elections. Auburn Hills In…

Election Day! Share Your Stickers and Poll Worker Pictures!

Election Day! Share Your Stickers and Poll Worker Pictures! (Compiled, with much thanks to Cheryl Weiss, Nov. 3, 2015) Election Day is one of our favorite holidays!  Let’s spread the Election Day spirit by sharing pictures of poll workers and folks with “I voted” stickers. For the best oc115 Election Stories go to https://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/11/02/2015-election-stories/. Check…

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.…