Public Safety

The OCSO Orion substation responded

to 383 calls from July 22-28, 2019


• Felony Arrests: 1

• Misdemeanor Arrests: 6

• Accidents: 10

Soliciting sales is not allowed in Orion without a permit

Deputies responded to the 3900 block of Westlyn at 2:43 p.m. July 23 for a suspicious person. The caller told dispatch they were approached in their garage by a woman with reddish brown hair, blue dress and brown purse. She was solicitating window cleaning.

Deputies located the suspect in the 3700 block of Westlyn. She was soliciting for sales without a permit or ID.

The Canton woman, 33, was found to have a traffic warrant out of Dearborn. Deputies cited the woman and she was released with the understanding to not solicit without a permit in Orion.

Men draw unwanted attention

Deputies were dispatched to CVS, 3475 S. Baldwin Rd., at 10 p.m. July 24 for two men fighting in front of the store.

When deputies arrived, they found that one of the men had an open bottle of beer in his hand. It was found that male had outstanding warrants with another police agency.

The deputy arranged a meeting point and dropped that man off to them after citing him for disorderly person.

The second man involved was also issued a ticket after deputies discovered drug paraphernalia on him.

Pistol missing after pests fumigated

Deputies responded to the 400 block of Shorewood Ct. at 9:32 p.m. July 24 for a stolen property report.

An Orion Township man, 60, reported a Sig Sauer P238 missing from his desk drawer. The homeowner recently had a pest control company to the home to fumigate.

Deputies identified the suspects that were in the home.

This incident is under investigation.

The man with a ‘plan’ goes back to jail after police interrupt his spree

Deputies responded to Lapeer Road near Clarkston Road at 11:53 p.m. July 25 for a reckless driver. Dispatch advised the plate came back showing the vehicle was stolen out of Sterling Heights.

Deputies located the vehicle on Lapeer Road near Goldengate and attempted a traffic stop. The stolen vehicle disregarded the lights and sirens and continued to flee recklessly. Deputies pursued the vehicle into Oakland Township; the pursuit was terminated on Orion Road due to excessive speeds.

Seconds later, deputies located the vehicle on Orion Road near Ellamae abandoned on the roadside. They set up a perimeter and had a K-9 unit respond.

The K-9 immediately tracked the suspect’s scent from the vehicle to a private residence on Ellamae.

The suspect was located by deputies after investigating a possible home invasion on Ellamae. The Sterling Heights man, 30, resisted arrest and was taken into custody by force.

An inventory search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of stolen property from Sterling Heights and Oakland County, as well as methamphetamine.

Deputies located a manifesto written by the man outlining the crime spree he planned to commit after his release from jail two days prior. His written plans included: stealing a vehicle, larceny from automobiles, home invasions, bank robbery, and drug use.

A search of the suspect resulted in the keys to the stolen vehicle & suspected crystal methamphetamine.

The man was lodged at the Oakland County Jail for flee & elude, receiving & concealing stolen property, possession of meth, resist & obstruct.

OCSO will be working with other agencies to close several open cases due to this arrest.

The Oakland County Prosecutors Office Issued a five count criminal complaint against Jeffrey William Martek (DOB: 3/15/1989): financial transaction device-stealing/ retaining without consent, financial transaction device-stealing/ retaining without consent, financial transaction device-stealing/ retaining without consent, police officer fleeing-fourth degree, and police officer-assaulting/resisting/obstructing. All five of the charges are felonies.

Detectives are working with the prosecutors office on additional charges.

Jeffrey William Martek was arraigned on the five count complaint before Magistrate Waldmann of the 52/4 District Court, who set a $50,000.00 bond with no 10% cash surety. Martek will also need to wear a GPS tether when released.

Property recovered from the vehicle is being returned to multiple victims and detectives are working with the prosecutors office on additional charges.

Don’t use reckless behavior as the ‘go to’ when trying to impress a girl

While on routine patrol at Friendship Park, 3380 W. Clarkston Rd., at 12:21 a.m. July 26, deputies observed a vehicle overturned with two people standing next to it.

The Waterford driver, 17, was trying to impress his girlfriend by doing “donuts” in the park. He lost control and the vehicle rolled onto its side.

They both said that they had no injuries and declined medical attention.

The driver was issued a ticket for reckless driving and they were both released to parents.

The vehicle was impounded and a crash report completed.

There was no damage to park property.

Guard rail 1, drunk woman 0

Deputies were dispatched to the area of Lapeer and Dutton roads at 10:09 a.m. July 27 for a single vehicle accident.

A Pontiac woman, 40, was operating a Ford Escape when the vehicle crashed into the guard rail. Deputies could smell a strong odor of intoxicants coming from her.

The woman was unable to stand and all observations indicated she was highly intoxicated.

The driver was transported to McLaren Oakland for injuries. Deputies completed a blood draw for operating while intoxicated.

The woman was released at the hospital pending toxicology results and the issuance of criminal charges.

Men learn an expensive lesson

Deputies responded to the area of Saturn and Armstrong at 5:16 p.m. July 27 for a solicitor complaint.

When deputies arrived, they located two men, both 19-years-old and from Dearborn. They stated they worked for Majic windows and were giving information to residents. Neither possessed nor had applied for a permit to solicit in Orion Township.

Both men were cited for soliciting without a permit and were advised on the proper procedure to obtain a permit.

Let’s hope culprit wasn’t on invite list

Deputies responded to the Paint Creek Country Club at 10:47 p.m. July 27 for a larceny complaint.

It was reported that $500 – $600 had been taken from two different wallets in the bride’s room during the wedding reception. The bride’s room is unsecured.

Deputies canvassed the area for evidence or suspects, but neither were located.

Detectives are continuing the investigation.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.