Councilperson Michael Lennon relied on his police officer instincts to help employees at Dollar Castle (200 W. 9 Mile) catch and detain a shoplifter.
On 07/08/11 at about 1:00 a.m. Ferndale Police investigated a reported armed robbery with a pistol that occurred near the intersection of 9 Mile / Pinecrest. The victim (27 yr. old man) said…
…Incidents like this are easily avoidable if bicyclists follow the traffic laws, and if drivers learn to keep their eyes open for pedestrians and bicyclists…
…As the officer was attempting to gain control of the suspect the suspect grabbed the officer by the shirt and then attempted to disarm the officer’s holstered handgun by attempting to pull the handgun from the officer’s holster. The officer’s belt and holster were turned 90 degrees to the front of the officer from the hip area of the officer….
On 06-19-11 at 04:26 a.m. hours a Ferndale Police officer was patrolling the area of the municipal parking lot north of Nine Mile and east of Woodward when he was flagged down by a 55 year old Ferndale resident reporting that he had just been robbed by a man with a gun of his money
On Monday June 13th, at about 5:30 in the evening, Ferndale Police took a report from two young boys who said they were assaulted with a handgun. The victims were 7 and 13 years old. The boys said they had just won a basketball game against two older boys, about 17 – 18 years old, in Harding Park. After the game, they two groups had a verbal altercation and exchanged obscenities
Sixteen year old Scott May was at school when his bike was stolen. “I was at soccer practice and I came out and it was gone,” he said. May was one of ten Ferndale youth who got to have their stolen bikes replaced thanks to a fundraiser organized by officers of the Ferndale Police Department.
“If I ever get hit, don’t wait for the ambulance. Take me in your car to the hospital yourself.”
That promise, exchanged early in his career with his partner back in Houston, Texas, re-emerged years later for Brian Czajkowski’s as he and the same partner, both working for Ferndale Police, came under fire after a car chase and a shoot-out.
A three-year contract with the Ferndale Patrol Officers that calls for major concessions in health care and fringe benefits was ratified by the Ferndale City Council Wednesday evening. “This is a significant agreement that will have a huge impact on our ability to keep officers on the street within the very difficult financial constraints faced by the City,” said Mayor Dave Coulter.
Some 129 communities responding to the MML survey provided details of more than 640 examples of how they are already sharing services, saving taxpayer dollars and improving operational efficiencies.
This week, as the result of a subsequent confrontation between these students, the 18-year-old gave more statements to school officials concerning the day he stole the glasses. He said that after he took the glasses (with another friend), they ran out of the school and down the street. The sixteen-year-old chased after them, then used a gun to fire shots.
On Friday 02/11/11 at approximately 4:15 p.m. a Ferndale officer made a traffic stop on a Ford Explorer for defective equipment. The Explorer was driven by BRANDON LAMAR WILLIAMS (b/m, 19, Detroit resident) who had two passengers with him (a 19 and a 22 year old man). As the officer approached the vehicle, the driver took off at a high rate of speed from the area of 9 Mile and Romeo.
POLICE FIGHT MAN WITH GUN 11-193, and FERNDALE POLICE ARREST DETROIT ARMED ROBBERS ARMED WITH “ASSAULT WEAPON”
The following are press releases sent out by Lt. William Wilson of the Ferndale Police Department. Due to our small staff size, items appear as submitted by the FPD or edited for length and grammar. Suspects should be considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
City Hall was full of Auxiliary Police Officers on the night of Oct. 25, 2010 when two retiring officers were given their retirement badges.
Three men were arrested for breaking into a Ferndale home on Farmdale yesterday afternoon at about 2:45 p.m. …(read more)
The following were Ferndale Police Department calls for service Oct. 3, 2010. The Police Report is brought to you by Dino’s Lounge….(read more)