Public Safety — June 26-July 2, 2023

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 374 calls from June 26-July 2, 2023 • Felony Arrests: 3 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 2 • Traffic Accidents: 20 Orion Twp. woman arrested after biting husband A 29-year-old Orion Township woman was taken to jail after arguing with her husband and then allegedly biting him. Deputies went to […]

Lake Orion man dies from apparent drowning on Lake Orion

By Jim Newell Review Editor LAKE ORION — A 55-year-old Lake Orion man died Friday evening from an apparent drowning on Lake Orion, according to the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office identified the man as Tonino Zaccagnini and believe he died after falling out of a boat on Lake Orion. The sheriff’s office […]

Sheriff’s Office cautions residents about callers peddling fake jury scam

Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard has three words of advice for residents who have received phone calls threatening their arrest because they supposedly didn’t show up for jury service. Don’t believe it. In the past three weeks, at least a dozen area residents have been contacted by callers posing as Sheriff’s Office personnel. All the […]

Orion Township deputies, officers receive recognition during sheriff’s awards ceremony

By Jim Newell Review Editor PONTIAC — The men and women of the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office are hardworking, thoughtful individuals who care about the communities they police and their efforts deserve recognition. That’s the message Oakland County Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard shared during his annual awards ceremony in May, honoring those deputies and officers […]

Public Safety May 22-28, 2023

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 432 calls from May 22-28, 2023 • Felony Arrests: 3 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 4 • Traffic Accidents: 9 Orion Township man arrested for aggravated stalking, Personal Protection Order violations ORION TWP. — An Orion Township man is back in jail and was given a $75,000 bond for suspected […]

Trolley Express involved in accident in downtown Oxford

On April 4, the Downtown Trolley Express, which transports passengers back and forth from downtown Oxford to downtown Lake Orion, was involved in a minor accident. According to Oxford Village Police Officer James Irish, it occurred on the east side of N. Washington Street around 7 p.m. The report stated a white, 2019 Dodge Ram […]

Public Safety — April 12, 2023

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 369 calls from March 27-April 2, 2023 • Felony Arrests: 2 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 10 • Traffic Accidents: 7   Woman sends $1,000 in Apple gift cards to ‘co-worker’ An Orion Township woman was scammed out of $1,000 when she believed she was sending money to a colleague. […]

Know what to do when you get pulled over by the police

Know what to do when you get pulled over by the police

Local law enforcement officials share tips, personal experiences By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor OAKLAND COUNTY — It’s a common occurrence that happens daily – a police car gets behind you, puts on the lights, and pulls you over. And you pull over and go through the process of talking to the officer, determining what […]

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 […]

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