Local police departments deserve recognition

Dear Editor, I have read of the well-deserved recognition given to the Oxford Fire Department and the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department for their quick response and handling of the shooting at the Oxford High School in December. It was a tragedy that I never thought would befall Oxford. But I have yet to see any […]

Public Safety — May 2-8, 2022

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 457 calls from May 2-8, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 5 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 5 • Traffic Accidents: 10 Orion Twp. man dies of natural causes Sheriff’s deputies, STAR EMS paramedics and the Orion Township Fire Department were dispatched to the 3000 block of Huntington at 3:12 p.m. May […]

Public Safety — May 11, 2022

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 399 calls from April 25 – May 1, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 4 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3 • Traffic Accidents: 17 Crime doesn’t pay; neither does Kohl’s shoplifter A Pontiac woman was arrested at 2:23 p.m. April 25 after allegedly trying to steal clothing from Kohl’s, 4872 Baldwin […]

Public Safety — May 4, 2022

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 386 calls from April 18-24, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 2 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 2 • Traffic Accidents: 19 Orion Twp. home a swatting target for a second time in six weeks Sheriff’s deputies went to a home on the 10 block of Hummingbird Drive at 4:57 a.m. April […]

Public Safety — April 27, 2022

The LOPD responded to 111 calls from April 18-24, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 1 • Traffic Accidents: 4 Traffic stop leads to arrest Lake Orion police made a traffic stop after a vehicle ran a redlight on S. Broadway Street (M-24) at Atwater Street at 5:26 p.m. April 18. The 33-year-old […]

Public Safety — April 20, 2022

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 399 calls from April 4-10, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 3 • Traffic Accidents: 12 Deputies go to LOHS after caller says someone is there with a gun Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Lake Orion High School, 495 E. Scripps Rd., at 1:20 […]

Public Safety — April 13, 2022

The LOPD responded to 116 calls from April 4, 2022 to April 10, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 2 • Traffic Accidents: 0 Minor injuries reported in traffic crash on M-24 There were minor injuries reported in a traffic crash on N. Park Boulevard (m-24) at W. Church Street on April 4 […]

Public Safety — April 6, 2022

The LOPD responded to 100 calls from March 28 – April 3, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 0 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 0 • Traffic Accidents: 2 Accident on M-24, near Converse Court Lake Orion police responded to a traffic crash at 1:28 p.m. March 28 on S. Broadway Street (M-24) south of Converse Court (near Lakes […]

Public Safety — March 30, 2022

The LOPD responded to 84 calls from March 21-27, 2022 • Felony Arrests: o • Misdemeanor Arrests: 1 • Traffic Accidents: 1 Orion Twp. man arrested for drunk driving after accident on M-24 Lake Orion Police responded to a traffic crash at S. Park Boulevard (M-24) south of S. Broadway Street for a three-vehicle crash […]

Public Safety — March 23, 2022

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded to 473 calls from March 14 – 20, 2022 • Felony Arrests: 2 • Misdemeanor Arrests: 4 • Traffic Accidents: 24 Son, others try to steal from father who is out of town A neighbor called 911 at 9:13 a.m. March 15 to report that suspicious men were entering […]