Two Vacant Building Fires under Investigation in Pontiac

Two Vacant Building Fires under Investigation in Pontiac FROM DAY SHIFT: 1-2-2016, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 1-3-2016, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT: 15:39 hrs. – City of Pontiac – Structure Fire / OCSO Fire Investigations Unit Call-out – #16-798 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Cesar Chavez assist the Waterford Regional Fire Department…

Step Forward Program Helps Save Homes from Foreclosure

Step Forward Program Helps Save Homes from Foreclosure (Oakland County Treasurer Andy Meisner Press Release, Dec. 28, 2015) Southfield, MI – With foreclosures causing as much as an 8 percent loss in property values of neighboring homes, according to the Federal Reserve of Boston, and Oakland County losing $14 billion in taxable value during the…

Checkers on N. Perry in Pontiac Robbed by Gunman

Checkers on N. Perry in Pontiac Robbed by Gunman (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 13, 2015) Pontiac, MI – FROM DAY SHIFT: 12-08-2015, 07:00 hrs. THROUGH MIDNIGHT SHIFT: 12-09-2015, 07:00 hrs. INCIDENT:  12:17 hrs.  – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery #15-199759 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 700 block of N. Perry Street (Checkers…

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…

Volunteer Stabbed at Common Ground, Keego Harbor Man in Custody

Volunteer Stabbed at Common Ground, Keego Harbor Man in Custody (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, Dec. 7, 2015)   Pontiac, MI –  INCIDENT: 10:55 hrs. Dec. 4, 2015– 1200 North Telegraph Rd.-Oakland County Government Complex – Common Ground building – Attempted Murder #15-197547 SUMMARY:  Deputies responded to Common Ground, Building 32 East for a stabbing. The…