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Oakland County Sheriff's Office 2011 News Archive

December 29, 2011
K9 learning to handle life after work 

December 28, 2011
Teenager's Screams Thwart Home Intruder in Rochester Hills 

December 28, 2011
Partier, 19, critically hurt by gunfire at Commerce Township home 

December 27, 2011
Police say Oxford man beat girlfriend with metal cross for 5 hours 

December 27, 2011
Christmas heroes 'pay it forward' in New Hudson 

December 26, 2011
Man who led deputies on chase in Pontiac tracked by helicopter, dog 

December 23, 2011
Who was that Good Samaritan who helped deputy disarm Royal Oak Township shoplifter 

December 22, 2011
Sheriff's Office donates gifts to Iraq vet's family 

December 22, 2011
South Lyon condo complex fire displaces two families 

December 22, 2011
Jury finds Ferndale man guilty of murdering ex-girlfriend 

December 20, 2011
Going away for holidays? Keep your house safe while you're gone 

December 20, 2011
Teen jailed for marijuana theft 

December 19, 2011
Ferndale man tasered, arrested, three injured after multiple fights in Pontiac parking lot 

December 17, 2011
Purses Stolen From Cars Outside Premier Academy 

December 16, 2011
Police to target drunk drivers during holidays 

December 15, 2011
Pontiac liquor store employee robbed at gunpoint 

December 15, 2011
Shop with a Hero 

December 15, 2011
Police: Drunk driver threw gun from car during car chase 

December 15, 2011
Alleged carjack victim arrested following his hunt for carjackers 

December 14, 2011
21-year-old man critically injured after jumping in front of semi-truck in Oakland County 

December 14, 2011
Police are searching for a driver involved in a deadly hit and run crash in Commerce Twp. 

December 13, 2011
2 ex-cons arraigned in home-killing of woman, 80 

December 12, 2011
Two arrested after spitting incident at Pontiac nightclub 

December 12, 2011
Speed may be factor in fatal Highland crash 

December 11, 2011
Sheriff: Bookkeeper used stolen $110k on lottery 

December 9, 2011
Packard plant owner's hearing on theft charges moved to January 

December 9, 2011
Criminal sexual conduct suspect from Oxford attempts to head-butt sergeant after threatening to kill self 

December 8, 2011
Pontiac woman arrested after child falls to floor during intentional car crash 

December 7, 2011
Shoppers beware 

December 5, 2011
Dash cam video shows car slam into Oakland County Sheriff's cruiser 

December 4, 2011
2 Deputies Hit by Suspected Drunken Driver 

December 3, 2011
Four-car Accident Blocks Rochester Road Traffic 

November 30, 2011
Woman facing charges in shooting 

November 29, 2011
Sheriff warns elderly to be cautious of scams 

November 29, 2011
Birmingham bank robbed Tuesday morning 

November 29, 2011
Pontiac finding new hope after police changeover 

November 26, 2011
Car crashes into a mobile home in Rochester Hills: Driver flees 

November 23, 2011
Arson suspected in 2 Pontiac fires 

November 23, 2011
Man who delivered Meals on Wheels accused of sexual assault of senior 

November 21, 2011
Barricaded situation at apartment complex in Farmington ends in arrest 

November 17, 2011
Two teenagers may be in trouble after kidnapping prank in Oakland County 

November 17, 2011
Prank on children could lead to charges for Rochester Hills teens 

November 16, 2011
Two Rochester students could be charged in 'stranger danger' prank 

November 16, 2011
Elderly Oakland County woman found in ditch yelling for help 

November 16, 2011
Police search for missing Highland woman, 81 

November 16, 2011
Nearly half of all Vehicle Crashes Involve Deer in Oakland Township 

November 15, 2011
Man, 81, commits suicide at Orion Township Sheriff's Office Substation 

November 14, 2011
Bomb with threatening note found at Oakland Southwest Airport 

November 14, 2011
A Safe and Secure Hunting Season for All 

November 12, 2011
Countywide drive collects winter coats for the needy 

November 10, 2011
Memorial honors Oakland County fallen heroes 

November 8, 2011
Speeding driver hides at Taco Bell and then sends police on a high speed chase 

November 8, 2011
Suspected drunken driver hauling 3 kids arrested 

November 8, 2011
Police: Pontiac man arrested after hitting patrol car while driving drunk with kid passengers 

November 7, 2011
Funds needed so disabled children in county can have a Christmas 

November 4, 2011
Teens Attempt to Lure Kids into Car in Oakland Township 

November 2, 2011
2 charged in GM Hamtramck plant car parts theft 

November 1, 2011
Charges pending in stolen engines case 

November 1, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff Collecting Candy for Troops 

November 1, 2011
Deputy uses Taser on treatment center patient after he's attacked 

November 1, 2011
Woman arrested for prostitution after man, 72, dies 

November 1, 2011
Pontiac man says group attacked him, shot his house 

November 1, 2011
New roundabout to be celebrated 

November 1, 2011
Irate father arrested at Lake Orion High 

November 1, 2011
Police investigate bomb threat at Riverview school 

October 28, 2011
Pontiac man hurt in motorcycle wreck dies 

October 28, 2011
Horsin' around 

October 28, 2011
Teen Pulls Drowning Woman From Paint Creek 

October 26, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Office Auto Theft Unit Investigators Receives "Investigator of the Year" Award from H.E.A.T. 

October 25, 2011
Names released in Farmington Hills murder suicide 

October 25, 2011
Pontiac deputies comb for rapist in Saturday night attack 

October 25, 2011
South Lyon area cop calls 

October 25, 2011
Man Accused in Armed Robbery, Police Chase 

October 24, 2011
Pontiac woman whose throat was slashed during rape will survive; detectives still seeking suspect 

October 21, 2011
Suspected drug addict from Sterling accused of assault 

October 19, 2011
Bouchard on bullying 

October 18, 2011
H.E.A.T. Honors Outstanding Individuals Committed to Fight Against Auto Crime 

October 18, 2011
Nurse Found Dead at Rochester Hills Nursing Home 

October 18, 2011
Pontiac councilman's jailing raises concerns 

October 18, 2011
Police arrest Pontiac man, seek White Lake man connected to shooting 

October 18, 2011
Pontiac man arrested for allegedly shooting at undercover officer 

October 18, 2011
Oxford High football players hurt in car crash 

October 18, 2011
Prostitution ring, met in county, might have local ties (with affidavit) 

October 17, 2011
Township Welcomes New Detective to Sheriff's Office Substation 

October 17, 2011
Walled Lake pedestrian severely injured in hit-and-run in Pontiac 

October 15, 2011
Ferndale police seek driver in deadly hit and run 

October 14, 2011
Probe by Oakland County grand jury results in murder charge 

October 14, 2011
Man wanted for questioning in Pontiac shooting death 

October 13, 2011
Feds bust prostitution ring that used Oakland, Macomb bowling alleys as meeting spots 

October 12, 2011
Sheriff's Office investigating rape allegation at POH Regional Medical Center 

October 12, 2011
21-year-old man charged with the murder of his mother 

October 12, 2011
Passenger named in Pontiac fatal crash 

October 12, 2011
Sheriff's office IDs suspect in Pontiac shooting death 

October 11, 2011
Sheriff's helicopter locates lost Troy hiker in Oakland Township using phone's GPS 

October 11, 2011
Teen dies after being stabbed in Pontiac 

October 11, 2011
Man shot, killed in front of Pontiac residence; incident is second homicide in three days in city 

October 7, 2011
Pontiac man dies after falling and hitting head 

October 6, 2011
Miss Michigan to talk self defense in Beverly Hills 

October 4, 2011
South Lyon area cop calls 

October 4, 2011
Pontiac man, woman injured when van strikes guardrail 

October 4, 2011
Oakland County Sheriffs Arrest West Bloomfield Home Invasion Suspects 

October 2, 2011
Live Coverage: More than 4,200 Finish Brooksie Way; Roads Reopen 

September 30, 2011
Rochester Hills Man Arrested After Undercover Officer Buys Prescription Drugs 

September 28, 2011
State, Oakland County Arrest 26 Accused of Failure to Pay Child Support 

September 28, 2011
Car and Home Windows Smashed in Oakland County Vandalism Spree 

September 27, 2011
Man shot and killed in Pontiac identified 

September 26, 2011
Armed Robber Forces Pizzeria Workers Into Cooler, Steals $1500 

September 24, 2011
4 Teens Arrested in Vacant Home in Pontiac 

September 23, 2011
Police Find Missing Brighton Township Man 

September 23, 2011
Teens Lead Sheriff's Deputy on Chase in Springfield Township 

September 20, 2011
Royal Oak Woman Stabbed to Death in Apartment, Police Say 

September 20, 2011
Woman Reports Home Break-In Early Tuesday in Rochester Hills 

September 19, 2011
Sheriff patrols make a big difference in Pontiac 

September 17, 2011
Number of arrests in Pontiac up since sheriffs took over 

September 16, 2011
Young boy hit by car in Lyon Township 

September 16, 2011
Soldier returns home, robbed at gunpoint in Pontiac 

September 16, 2011
GPS, tracking dog help find woman lost in Independence Township woods 

September 15, 2011
Woman suspected of stealing elderly woman's purse from shopping cart at Kroger arrested 

September 15, 2011
New Digital Radar Signs Installed in Speed Zones of 12 Rochester Hills Schools 

September 14, 2011
Oakland County works to bring justice in cases that have long gone cold 

September 13, 2011
Pontiac experiences arrest surge 

September 13, 2011
People are finally feeling safer in Pontiac 

September 12, 2011
Tears and pride flow as metro Detroiters mark 9/11 anniversary 

September 12, 2011
3 Men Arrested For Drug Possession 

September 11, 2011
Police investigate drive-by shooting in Commerce Township 

September 11, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's personnel look back on 9/11 

September 7, 2011
Reflections on September 11: Sheriff Brought Home Memories 'I will never forget' 

September 7, 2011
Brandon Township Man accused of molesting young girl 

September 6, 2011
Oakland County honors 9/11 victims, heroes 

September 4, 2011
Police release names in murder-suicide in Independence Township 

September 3, 2011
Murder-suicide leaves 2 dead, 1 wounded in Independence Township 

August 30, 2011
Sheriff's Office announces forensics lab accreditation 

August 30, 2011
Oakland crime lab aims for DNA tests 

August 30, 2011
Oakland County to expand crime lab to add DNA testing, bypassing state's busy labs 

August 29, 2011
Royal Oak setting up barricades, hiring deputies for Arts, Beats & Eats 

August 29, 2011
Portable fingerprint reader has identified numerous suspects for Metro police 

August 29, 2011
Shelby Township Man, 42, Dies of Heart Attack While Golfing in Oakland Township 

August 29, 2011
Man stabbed, woman shot during domestic dispute inside Pontiac Coney Island 

August 27, 2011
Police Blotter: Bikes Found, GPS Missing, and Phone Threats 

August 25, 2011
South Lyon area cop calls 

August 25, 2011
Crosshairs Foundation, Oakland County Sheriff's Office give backpacks to students 

August 24, 2011
Man accused of causing four accidents in Rochester Hills had been released from jail hours before crashes 

August 24, 2011
'Scared Straight' visits Oakland 

August 24, 2011
Police Blotter: Stolen Property, Slashed Screen Reported 

August 23, 2011
Oakland County Child Killer Task Force Requests old Channel 7 footage 

August 22, 2011
Dream Cruise drew 1.1M; few arrests reported 

August 22, 2011
Four people injured in separate crashes in Rochester Hills; deputies say same man involved in all collisions 

August 22, 2011
Milford teen to be arraigned after shotgun threat 

August 20, 2011
Break-in, sexual assault investigated in Clarkston area 

August 20, 2011
Editorial: Sheriff's deputies doing wonderful job in Pontiac; don't cut them 

August 19, 2011
Pontiac manager urges new cuts, tax increases 

August 17, 2011
Largest heroin bust ever in Michigan discovered at home in Pontiac 

August 17, 2011
Record drug raid in Pontiac yields $150 million worth 

August 17, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Deputies thwart bank robbery 

August 17, 2011
Ferndale resident arrested in Pontiac for an alleged bank robbery attempt 

August 17, 2011
Public Safety Departments Unite for Safe Dream Cruise 

August 17, 2011
Man arrested in attempted robbery of Pontiac bank 

August 16, 2011
Pontiac sees stronger police presence after switch to Oakland County Sheriff's Department 

August 16, 2011
Man with CCW returns fire in Pontiac gunfight 

August 14, 2011
Man attempts to rob family at gunpoint in Pontiac 

August 12, 2011
Sheriff's Office: Dad had son, open beer cans in car 

August 12, 2011
Teens robbed at gunpoint near Rochester library 

August 11, 2011
Editorial: Pontiac well served with Sheriff's patrols 

August 11, 2011
Police Say 3 Kids with Stolen Bike Trying to Get Into Cars at Great Oaks 

August 10, 2011
Man charged with arson at girlfriend's house in Royal Oak Township 

August 8, 2011
Pregnant driver collides with 75-year-old 

August 8, 2011
Four arrested in Pontiac street fight 

August 5, 2011
Southfield High coach dies when golf cart rolls over 

August 3, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Department searches for home invasion suspect 

August 3, 2011
Sheriff: Rochester Hills Man Beat Up 85-year-old neighbor 

August 2, 2011
Man Shot in Buttocks During Pontiac Armed Robbery 

August 2, 2011
Activity up as Pontiac transitions to Oakland County Sheriff's Office 

August 2, 2011
Sheriff's Officers Investigate Suicide in Park 

August 2, 2011
Oakland County Sheriffs take over Pontiac patrols 

August 2, 2011
Man shot in buttocks in one of two gun incidents Monday in Pontiac 

August 1, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Department takes over the Pontiac Police Department 

August 1, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff Patrolling Pontiac 

July 31, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Dept. Takes On Pontiac Police Duties 

July 31, 2011
End of an Era for Pontiac Police 

July 31, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Deputies to Take Over Policing Pontiac Tonight 

July 30, 2011
Vandals Target 3 Oakland Township Parks 

July 30, 2011
Pontiac Police Dept. to End 150 Years of Service 

July 29, 2011
State Parole Violators May Be Housed in Vacant Oakland County Jails 

July 26, 2011
Do You Know This Man? Police Ask For Help Identifying Suspect 

July 22, 2011
All Pontiac police officers to become deputies

July 20, 2011
Sheriff's deputy faces biggest challenge yet 

July 20, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff to Conduct SWAT Exercises at Abandoned Hotel 

July 20, 2011
Man cites 'survival' in 2010 murder, gets life in prison 

July 18, 2011
Police search for 2 suspects in Commerce Township pizzeria robbery 

July 14, 2011
Window Busted Out at West Middle School 

July 13, 2011
Benefit Being Held for Paralyzed Oakland County Deputy Rick Cigile 

July 12, 2011
Suspect Wanted in Knife Attack Arrested 

July 11, 2011
Officials asking for DNA samples in Oakland County Child Killer Investigation 

July 8, 2011
Partner of fallen K-9 gets a new beginning 

July 8, 2011
Police searching for gunman who robbed Lyon Township AT&T store 

July 7, 2011
City, sheriff announce Pontiac Station Commander 

July 7, 2011
Fugitive suspect in Royal Oak Twp. Thanksgiving Day murder busted in Minnesota 

July 6, 2011
Oakland County legal experts react to Casey Anthony verdict 

July 2, 2011
The Detroit News - Police Blotter 

July 1, 2011
Free Boater Safety Classes 

July 1, 2011
Police Blotter - Clawson 

July 1, 2011
Oakland Township Resident Fires 'Warning' Shot at Repo. Man Cops Say 

June 29, 2011
Body recovered from Huron River in Milford 

June 29, 2011
Operation Medicine Cabinet Comes to Clawson 

June 29, 2011
Drop off unused medicine in Clawson 

June 28, 2011
Man's body found near Milford sewage plant 

June 26, 2011
Several arrested in Pontiac prostitution sting 

June 24, 2011
Pontiac man accused of shooting at ex-girlfriend nabbed in Flint 

June 23, 2011
17-year-old hurt in golf cart crash 

June 21, 2011
Commerce Twp. dad is charged in death of his 4-month-old son 

June 20, 2011
Squatter with cigarette blamed for fire that destroys vacant Ferndale house 

June 20, 2011
No sign of missing boa constrictor in Oakland County park 

June 19, 2011
Husband takes over during wife's illness 

June 17, 2011
Fire Destroys Family's Home in Oakland Township 

June 17, 2011
Horse falls on Oakland Sheriff's deputy 

June 15, 2011
Blitz the dope-sniffing dog nabs marijuana air-smugglers, feds say 

June 7, 2011
Farmington Hills PD Unveils Prescription Drop-off 

June 6, 2011
Man charged with calling in bomb threat to factory 

June 1, 2011
Alleged fight, stabbing at state park under investigation 

June 1, 2011
$2,000 reward for tips about assault at state park in Commerce Township 

May 31, 2011
Pet Pit Bull Attacks Woman; Rare Detroit Tigers Cuff Links Stolen 

May 31, 2011
Sheriff: Man Assaults Girls At Proud Lake 

May 30, 2011
In Oakland Co., 13 communities sign up for water patrol 

May 29, 2011
St. Mary's Fair Continues to Rock Amid Rain Saturday 

May 29, 2011
Black Kia sought in Commerce hit-and-run that injured boy on bike 

May 28, 2011
Oakland County water safety improves 

May 28, 2011
Highland Township woman killed in her garage 

May 24, 2011
Massive Home Invasion Ring Spanning 3 Metro Detroit Counties Busted 

May 24, 2011
Editorial: Clear channel 

May 22, 2011
Mounted police visit memorial to fallen officers 

May 22, 2011
Flashing red turn signals will be eliminated across Oakland County 

May 21, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's K-9 remembered with pride 

May 19, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff seeks support for first-responder network 

May 19, 2011
Apologetic burglar leaves home quickly after encountering a young woman in bed 

May 18, 2011
One arrested during police training exercise 

May 17, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Office Loses K9 Partner 

May 17, 2011
Woman Wakes up to Find Stranger in Home 

May 17, 2011
Secretary of State revs up motorcycle safety message 

May 15, 2011
Reasonable rules for teens promote highway safety 

May 9, 2011
Weekend fires being investigated by Oakland County deputies 

May 6, 2011
Man charged in attempted theft of copper wire from cell tower 

April 30, 2011
Man's body found in Lyon Twp. retention pond 

April 26, 2011
Oakland Township Man Missing Since March 26 

April 22, 2011
Roseville probation officer arrested for stalking, misuse of law enforcement information 

April 21, 2011
Former Volunteer Softball Coach Discovered at Hotel with Teen, Arrested for Bond Violation 

April 20, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Office seeks help in solving arsons 

April 20, 2011
High-tech dispatch is ready for calls 

April 18, 2011
Cigarettes, Change Stolen in Early-Morning Gas Station Break-in 

April 17, 2011
Armed girl -dressed in black- tries to rob Highland Twp. market, police say 

April 12, 2011
Cat struck by patrol vehicle has new name and "is doing just fine" 

April 9, 2011
Farmington Hills attorney pleads guilty to bringing fiancee drugs in court 

April 6, 2011
Sheriff's Office: Oakland Township teens drank, caused damage to 40 homes 

April 6, 2011
Oakland Township Police Blotter 

April 4, 2011
Police say alcohol a likely factor in fatal Orion Township crash 

April 2, 2011
Teens grappling with new driving restrictions 

March 31, 2011
New Radar Speed Signs Make Rochester Hills School Zones Safest in County 

March 30, 2011
West Bloomfield police officer, ex-con charged in ticket scheme 

March 30, 2011
Man found safe in Rochester Hills after walking away from Oxford group home 

March 29, 2011
Burning cigarette causes truck fire at Rochester Hills Walmart 

March 29, 2011
West Bloomfield cop, Southfield man accused in ticket-fixing scheme 

March 25, 2011
Oakland Sheriff Confirms South American Drug Cartel Arrests 

March 17, 2011
Mother, son from Holly busted for robbing Independence Township pharmacy 

March 16, 2011
Police patrols to increase for St. Patrick's Day 

March 16, 2011
2 ex-Dem leaders charged in fake tea party scheme 

March 10, 2011
Oxford man dies following car crash 

March 10, 2011
Man Faces Charges In Stabbing At Bar 

March 5, 2011
Rochester softball coach charged with sexual assault 

February 28, 2011
Deputies: Mother may have been drinking before Lyon Township crash that injured her and her two children 

February 24, 2011
Oakland homes raided after federal agent's death in Mexico 

February 24, 2011
Bank Robbery Suspect Says He Was Desperate 

February 24, 2011
Couple investigated for taking dealership's manhole covers 

February 24, 2011
Oakland County man tells deputies he wants the cops to shoot him 

February 20, 2011
While chasing man on foot, passenger drives off 

February 16, 2011
Police say abduction was attention-grabber 

February 16, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Office responds to two weapons incidents 

February 16, 2011
Evening raises $38,000 for children's charities 

February 9, 2011
Deputy needs Taser to subdue woman suspected of shoplifting in Rochester Hills 

February 9, 2011
Oakland County seeks help in busting copper thieves 

February 7, 2011
Man Accused of Torching Home with Family Inside 

February 1, 2011
Man arrested after ramming ex-girlfriend's car 

January 26, 2011
Elderly Woman Rescued from Smoke-Filled Basement 

January 25, 2011
Police investigate fatal crash in Milford 

January 25, 2011
Cops: Oakland Co. man in fatal wreck was drunk 

January 24, 2011
Rochester Hills man wounded in shooting; suspect held 

January 24, 2011
Highland Twp. man killed in 1-car wreck 

January 24, 2011
Police Say Man Shot Neighbor Over Property Line Dispute 

January 21, 2011
Independence Kroger reopens after evacuation 

January 21, 2011
Oakland County Sheriff's Department searching for man who made bomb threat 

January 20, 2011
Schizophrenic Man Missing out of Brandon Twp. 

January 20, 2011
Suspect arraigned in police officer's death 

January 19, 2011
Bodies, blood and gunshots at OHS 

January 19, 2011
Threatening Graffiti Found at Stoney Creek High School 

January 18, 2011
Vigil held to honor Officer Larry Nehasil; funeral arrangments set 

January 18, 2011
Officer shot 5 times, slain by suspected burglar 

January 16, 2011
Accused shoplifter Tasered, arrested after leading Oakland County Sheriff's deputies on chase 

January 14, 2011
Act of a madman: Novi dad kills self, wife, 2 sons 

January 14, 2011
Deputy takes on detective duties 

January 13, 2011
Pair in custody after Highland barn break-in 

January 13, 2011
Before You Hit the Trails, Check Out These Snowmobiling Safety Tips 

January 11, 2011
Man shot after multiple stabbings 

January 9, 2011
Meet Your Neighbor: The Deputy 

January 7, 2011
Woman Walking Dog Robbed at Gunpoint