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Oxford police log

January 12, 2011

Monday, January 10 - A student at Oxford Middle School was reported to the principal by other students to have brought a knife to school. The suspected student was searched, and a folding butterfly knife was found in the student's pocket. The student was going to be expelled from OMS.

*A woman reported that her father has falsely put his name on a new vehicle license that she purchased.

*Suspicious vehicle reported on First and Pleasant. Turned out that woman had pulled off the road so she would not be texting while driving.

Sunday, January 9 - Oxford police assisted a Lake Orion resident on E. Jackson who was locked out of the house.

*Suspicious circumstance reported on Park St. A caller reported that his neighbors shed door was open and the neighbors were out of town.

*A house and a vehicle were egged on Glaspie St.

Saturday, January 8 - A hit and run accident occurred on Shummard Branch. A light colored Lincoln struck a vehicle parked in a driveway, pushing it up a driveway and into a trailer, causing damage to both the vehicle and the trailer. A neighbor told Oakland County Sheriff's deputies that he recognized the vehicle, and police were able to locate the owner. When deputies arrived at the owners residence, he admitted to striking the vehicle because he lost control of the vehicle on the icy road. He reportedly left the scene because he thought the people wanted to fight him because they were raising their arms. Deputies asked him if he reported the accident, and he said no. He took the officers to the vehicle, which was parked at the end of Shummard Branch, and deputies found that a fence had also been damaged by the vehicle. The owner blamed the icy roads for the fence damage as well. The owner was ticketed for reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report an accident.

Friday, January 7 - Oakland County Sheriff's responded to a fight at Oxford High School. A 17-year-old male student assaulted a fellow male student, 16, because of a comment that was made about his girlfriend. The 17-year-old male pushed the 16-year-old from behind, causing him to fall to the floor. He then proceeded to strike the student while on the ground. They proceeded to strike each other while on the ground before getting broken up. Deputies issued a ticket to the 17-year-old for assault and battery.

*Two residents at Crossroads for Youth were found to have pocket knifes on them after their teacher suspected them of smoking. The teacher asked the two residents to empty their pockets, where the knifes were discovered, but no cigarettes. No charges were going to be pressed and the matter was going to be handled internally by Crossroads for Youth.

*A woman reported that someone tried to run her off of the road.

*A caller complained that no one was directing traffic on M-24 near Oakdell because Oakland County Sheriffs had three lanes of traffic blocked after a car accident. She was upset because she was sitting in traffic and she needed to get home to take care of her sick children. She was advised that Oakland County Sheriffs were doing their job and was given the non-emergency number.

Thursday, January 6 - A coat containing a set of car and house keys went missing from Oxford Middle School. It was reported missing after the owner searched the school and asked the janitorial staff if they had seen the coat. There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.

*Property damage reported on S. Washington and Broadway.

*Property damage reported on N. Washington. A vehicle rear-ended another vehicle and needed to be towed. The vehicle that was rear-ended left the scene heading northbound.

Wednesday, January 5 - Officers found drug paraphernalia at a traffic stop on Thornehill Trail.

Tuesday, January 4 - A suspicious person was reported on Hudson after a subject was seen in the alley with a vehicle. When officers investigated the incident further, they determined that the subject owned the vehicle.