Orion Twp. boy dies from drowning in neighbor’s pool

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — A five-year-old Orion Township boy with special needs appears to have drowned in a neighbor’s pool on March 25, the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said. After an extensive search, boy was found in a nearby above ground pool approximately two hours after he was last seen at […]

Orion Twp. woman arrested, arraigned on assault, contributing to the delinquency of a minor charges

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — An Orion Township woman was arrested and arraigned in court after allegedly assaulting her daughter and providing alcohol to a minor, an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office incident report stated. The sheriff’s office Emergency Dispatch Center received a call from a concerned grandmother at 2:04 a.m. March 14 […]

Breaking and entering, theft from vehicle incidents on the rise in Orion Township

By Jim Newell Review Editor ORION TWP. — The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Substation in Orion Township has received an increase in calls about thefts from vehicles and breaking and entering into residents’ homes over the past few months and residents are advised to take precautions. “We are receiving many more larcenies from vehicles and […]

Multiple fraudulent bank accounts opened in Orion Twp. residents’ names

By Jim Newell Review Editor  ORION TWP. — The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office in Orion Township has received multiple reports over the past several weeks of residents who were notified that unknown suspects opened Bank of America accounts using their personal information. Lt. Darren Ofiara, commander of the Orion Township Substation, said he was unsure […]

Public Safety Feb. 13-19

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 472 calls from Feb. 13-19,2023 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 5 • Traffic Accidents: 15   The Public Safety report is compiled from incident reports provided by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Orion Twp. Substation and the Village of Lake Orion Police Department. Ski mask-wearing suspect […]

Public Safety Feb. 6-12

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 378 calls from Feb. 6-12,2023 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3 • Traffic Accidents: 19 The Public Safety report is compiled from incident reports provided by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Orion Twp. Substation and the Village of Lake Orion Police Department.   Orion Twp. man […]

Public Safety — Feb. 1, 2023

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 327 calls from Jan. 23-29,2023 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 11 • Traffic Accidents: 17 Vandals take a joy ride in company vehicle An employee at Ajax Paving, 4883 Bald Mountain Rd., called the sheriff’s office on Jan. 23 to report that three company vehicles had […]

Public Safety — Jan. 25, 2023

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 366 calls from Jan. 9-15,2023 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 2 • Traffic Accidents: 8 Drug use suspected in incident where man drove his vehicle off the roadway Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies suspect that a man was under the influence of drugs when he drove his […]

Public Safety — Jan. 18, 2023

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 338 calls from Jan. 2-8,2023 • Felony Arrests: 1 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 4 • Traffic Accidents: No charges for Orion Twp. man in domestic assault case A 28-year-old man was arrested after slamming his ex-girlfriend to the ground, a sheriff’s office incident report stated. Deputies went to the […]