Public Safety — Sept. 22, 2021

The OCSO Orion Twp. Substation

responded to 327 calls from

Sept. 13-19, 2021

• Felony Arrests:

• Misdemeanor Arrests: 2

• Traffic Accidents: 21

Pontiac man arrested for assaulting his ex over a missing phone

A 27-year-old Pontiac man was arrested for assaulting an Orion Township woman – his ex-girlfriend – after he entered her home uninvited.

Sheriff’s deputies responded on a 911 call at 5:07 p.m. Sept. 14 on Canary Hill Drive regarding a man assaulting a woman. They were informed that the suspect had already left the area.

The 30-year-old woman told deputies that while she was in the shower her ex-boyfriend entered her home and went into the bathroom and confronted her on the whereabouts of his phone.

The situation turned violent when the man grabbed the woman by the hair and demanded to know the location of his phone. He then found his phone and left the residence.

Deputies interviewed both parties and based upon the victim’s statements and the physical evidence, arrested the man for domestic assault. He was lodged at the Oakland County Jail, pending a prosecutor’s review.

The Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office declined to pursue charges and the man was released from jail.

Man speeds through neighborhood, then goes looking for a fight

A Detroit man who went looking for a fight got off easy when the victim the man assaulted declined to pursue charges.

Deputies responded on a 911 call at 5:31 p.m. Sept. 14 on Eagle Vista Lane about people fighting in the road. When they arrived, deputies noticed a large group of people in the street.

Upon investigating, deputies determined that the suspect, a 24-year-old Detroit man, was driving through the area at a high rate of speed when the victim, a 26-year-old Pontiac resident, started yelling for him to slow down.

The Detroit man went and parked his car and walked back to the home and began arguing with the Pontiac man. The argument escalated when the Detroit man punched the other man.

All information was turned over to detectives, but because the victim declined to pursue charges the case is closed.

Thieves steal woman’s purse, use her credit cards

A resident on Swallow Court called police after someone broke into her vehicle and stole her purse, along with her credit cards.

The woman told deputies that she left her purse in her vehicle on Sept. 12, but when she returned to her vehicle on Sept. 14, she noticed her purse was missing.

There was no damage to the vehicle, which had been left unlocked, according to a sheriff’s office report.

Upon further investigation, deputies learned that the victim’s credit cards were used to make online purchases. Detectives are continuing the investigation.

Resident’s car window is shattered

A resident on the 1100 block of Rhodes Road called the sheriff’s office on Sept. 17 after noticing that morning that their vehicle had a shattered rear passenger window.

There were no items taken from the vehicle and the owner does not know anyone who would want to damage their property.

The investigation revealed the damage was likely caused by a rock thrown by a lawn mower.

Waterford man in rollover accident arrested for drinking and driving

A 28-year-old Waterford man who was

driving while intoxicated was arrested Sunday night after rolling his vehicle over in Orion Township.

A woman who was a passenger in the car sustained only minor injuries and received treatment a local hospital, a sheriff’s office incident report stated.

Deputies responded to a 911 call at 9:03 p.m. Sept. 19 from a citizen who reported a single vehicle accident in the area of Waldon Road and Montclair Drive.

Upon arrival, deputies saw the vehicle had rolled over onto its roof. The driver and passenger were out of the vehicle.

The driver had slurred speech, a strong odor of intoxicants and was unsteady on his feet. He told deputies that he had been driving, when his left tire blew out, causing him to crash and roll the vehicle.

Deputies conducted a field sobriety test and administered a preliminary breath test. The driver was unable to complete the tests properly and the PBT was more than three times the legal limit, police reported.

A blood alcohol content level of .08 percent is considered legally drunk in Michigan.

The driver was arrested for Operating While Intoxicated and taken to the hospital for a blood draw. He was later lodged at the Oakland County Jail without incident.

Orion Township firefighters transported the woman to the hospital for treatment.

The LOPD responded to

100 calls from Sept. 13-19, 2021

• Felony Arrests: 0

• Misdemeanor Arrests: 3

• Traffic Accidents: 1

Waterford man gets arrested on an outstanding police warrant

A Lake Orion police officer stopped a vehicle at 10:16 p.m. Sept. 13 for improper lane use on Park Boulevard near Shadbolt Street and discovered that the driver had a valid warrant for his arrest from another police department.

The 21-year-old Waterford man was arrested and the police agency that issued the warrant was advised of the man’s arrest.

Oxford Twp. woman gets off the roundabout – but not as intended

An Oxford Township woman was arrested for drunk driving after crashing her vehicle at the Flint/Orion/Miller roundabout.

The crash happened around 9:16 p.m. Sept. 14. The woman reportedly drove her vehicle off the road and struck a sign.

A Lake Orion police officer responded to the accident and detected signs of intoxication. The officer tested the 59-year-old woman and it was determined she was over the legal limit.

Police took the woman to the Lake Orion Police Department for processing. There were no reported injuries.

Oxford man is arrested after a second drunk driving offense

An Oxford man is facing another strike to his driving record after a second drunk driving offense.

A Lake Orion police officer saw a vehicle speeding on N. Park Boulevard near W. Church Street around 1:52 a.m. Sept. 18.

The officer stopped the vehicle and detected signs of intoxication from the 32-year-old driver. The officer had the man perform sobriety tests, which the man failed.

The officer determined the driver was over the legal limit. He was arrested and was taken to the Lake Orion Police Department for processing

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