Public Safety — June 17, 2020

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation responded

to 416 calls from June 1-7, 2020

• Felony Arrests: 0

• Misdemeanor Arrests: 1

• Accidents: 14

Young man wants to talk; a mental health assessment will help with that

A woman called 911 at 1:04 p.m. June 2 after a stranger entered her home on the 800 block of Mountain Side Drive.

She said the man entered trespassed into her home and attempted to speak to her before leaving.

Deputies found the 23-year-old Redford Township man, quickly assessed him and realized he was suffering from mental illness – and that he did not have any nefarious intent in entering the woman’s home.

After confirming the man had a history of mental health issues, deputies completed a petition for hospitalization and the man was transported to St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital for a mental health assessment.

Teen gets much needed help after suspected self-injuries

Deputies responded to a 911 call at 5:12 p.m. June 2 for a report of a suicidal teen on the 100 block of Parkview.

Deputies located a 16-year-old boy, who was in the garage with his father, and noticed that the teen had several lacerations on his legs.

The Orion Township Fire Department arrived and transported the youth to Crittenton Hospital for further medical treatment and authorities sought a mental health petition.

Who hasn’t thrown their golf clubs?

A woman who had a bad day on the golf course is under assessment after leading Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies on search.

Deputies responded to Paint Creek Country Club golf course, 2375 Stanton Road, at 7:48 p.m. June 2 when 911 callers reported a woman was on one of the golf greens throwing equipment.

Witnesses said the woman was acting erratically and scaring guests.

Deputies were informed that the woman entered a large wooded area near the golf course. Oakland County Sheriff’s Office units set up a perimeter and an OCSO K-9 dog was brought out to track the woman through the woods.

Deputies located the woman near Coates and Indianwood roads, determined she was suffering from mental health issues and were able to calm her down.

The Orion Township Fire Department transported her to St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital for a mental health assessment.

Youth gets help after suicidal threats

A man, 49, called authorities after his son held a knife to his own throat, threatening to kill himself.

At 5:12 p.m. June 2, deputies went to the home on the 100 block of Parkview Boulevard, deescalated the situation and placed the juvenile into protective custody.

Deputies secured the scene and the Orion Township Fire Department transported the juvenile to Crittenton Hospital for further medical treatment and a mental health petition.

Time to say goodbye to that guy

Deputies responded to the 100 block of Swallow Court at 2:22 p.m. June 5 for a domestic assault after a 36-year-old woman reported her 44-year-old boyfriend struck her several times in the face before fleeing the scene.

Deputies observed that the woman had suffered lacerations and swelling to her face.

The victim refused to complete a written statement regarding the injuries and it appeared the woman was fearful.

The Orion Township Fire Department transported the woman to McLaren Oakland Hospital for further medical treatment.

Deputies photographed the victim’s injuries and submitted the report for a warrant through the prosecutor’s office.

Time to say goodbye to that guy, too

Deputies responded to a 911 call of a domestic violence assault at 9 p.m. June 7 on the 170 block of Casemer Road.

A 23-year-old woman told deputies that her friend, whom she was dating, had punched her in the face when she asked him to leave her apartment. Deputies saw a bruise on the victim’s face.

When the woman called 911, the man fled the apartment.

A deputy on patrol located the vehicle that fled the scene and stopped the driver in order to investigate the victim’s story. The 25-year-old man admitted to being at the apartment but refused to cooperate any further.

He was taken into custody without incident and lodged at the Oakland County Jail and formally charged with domestic violence and is awaiting arraignment.

Deputies collected evidence and provided the victim with information on getting a Personal Protection Order.

Everyone with information or crime tips regarding these incidents are encouraged to contact the Orion Township Sheriff’s Office Substation at 248 393-0090 for tips, or our Dispatch Center at 248 858-4911 for crimes in-progress. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

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