Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County

Memorial Day Parades and Events Through Oakland County (C. Proxmire, May 20, 2015) As Memorial Day approaches people through SE Michigan prepare to honor those who have done military service. Check out the parades and events in the area: Thursday, May 21, 2015 Hazel Park Memorial Festival http://oaklandcounty115.com/2015/05/19/memorial-day-festival-and-events-in-hazel-park-may-21-25/ Friday, May 22, 2015 Southfield City Hall…

Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools Honored…

Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools Honored by MASB and SET SEG (C. Proxmire, May 15, 2015) The Michigan Association of School Boards and the SET SEG Foundation Honored 21 Educational Programs from around the state this week, with four districts in Oakland County taking home awards. Pontiac, Oxford, Ferndale and Farmington Schools were all…

Madison Hts Man Accused of Robbing/Carjacking DTE Worker in Pontiac

Madison Hts Man Accused of Robbing/Carjacking DTE Worker in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 12, 2015) INCIDENT: 11:56 hrs. – May 11, 2015 – City of Pontiac – Armed Robbery / Car Jacking: #15-70743 SUMMARY:  Deputies were dispatched to the 200 Block of E. Montcalm Ave (Detroit Edison Power Substation) regarding an armed robbery…

Unidentified Body Found in Burning Van in Pontiac

Unidentified Body Found in Burning Van in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 12, 2015) INCIDENT:  12:53 hrs. -May 11, 2015 City of Pontiac – Arson Investigation/Fatal. #15-70766 SUMMARY:  Deputies along with the Waterford Regional Fire Department were dispatched to the 200 block of South Blvd. regarding a vehicle fire involving a small shed. The…

Ferndale Pride Gets Pontiac Love with Fundraisers at Arcade & Liberty Bar

Ferndale Pride Gets Pontiac Love with Fundraisers at Arcade and Liberty Bar (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 10, 2015) As Ferndale Pride grows in regional significance, the number of fundraisers for the festival continue to blossom beyond the four square miles of the city limits. The love and support of the LGBT community spread all the…

Deputies Use NARCAN to Revive Unconscious Heroin User

Deputies Use NARCAN to Revive Unconscious Heroin User (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 9, 2015) INCIDENT: 05:31 Hrs. – May 8 – City of Pontiac – Welfare Check / Administration of NARCAN / OUID.  #15-68966. SUMMARY: Deputies responded to Montcalm and Lakeside Dr. for a welfare check. The caller reported a red pickup stopped in the…

Deputies Save Two Young Girls from Hostage Situation in Pontiac

Deputies Save Two Young Girls from Hostage Situation in Pontiac (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, May 7, 2015) INCIDENT:  08:01 hrs. – May 5 – City of Pontiac – Felonious Assault – Malicious Destruction of Property (MDOP) / Barricaded Suspect / SWAT Activation. #15-67214 SUMMARY:   Deputies responded to the 300 block of N. Johnson Street on…

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day

Students See County Up Close for Youth in Government Day (Crystal A. Proxmire, April 29, 2015) Someday Kira Bacher hopes to become either a lawyer or a judge. “I think I’d like being a judge and helping people. There are people who get wrongly accused and they need someone to help them,” she said. Bacher,…

Child on Life Support, Other Serious Injuries after Crash at Woodward & South Blvd.

Child on Life Support, Other Serious Injuries after Crash at Woodward & South Blvd. (Oakland County Sheriff’s Dept, April 20, 2105)   The Crash Reconstruction Unit is assisting deputies from the Pontiac Substation with the investigation of a serious injury crash that occurred at 7:08 p.m. on South Blvd near Woodward. A 24 year old…