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Oxford police log

March 16, 2011

Monday, March 14 - Oakland County Sheriff Deputies assisted the Village of Oxford Police with a suspect who fled on foot. The suspect was behind the wheel of a vehicle parked behind an establishment and appeared to be intoxicated. When questioned by police, the suspect allegedly yanked his ID out of the officers hand and fled. They were unable to locate the suspect after searching the area.

*A subject in the back lot on W. Burdick was possibly intoxicated. Village officers gave the subject a courtesy ride to the subjects residence on Crawford St.

*Report of retail fraud on S. Washington. An unknown subject took something from an outside display stand. Unfortunately for the would-be thief, the incident was caught on camera.

*Village police attempted to locate a larceny suspect at an address on Park St. The suspect was not there when officers arrived.

Sunday, March 13 - Operating under the influence of liquor reported on N. Lapeer Rd. and Market St.

*A caller reported a black Jimmy was heading northbound in the southbound lanes on S. Lapeer Rd. An officer pulled the vehicle over on S. Washington and took one person into custody.

*Police were alerted to a driver who appeared to be intoxicated while driving along Bay Pointe Dr. and Sunset Blvd.

*A caller on Sunset Blvd. reported an unknown man was going through things in his garage. The caller asked the man to leave, which he did. The man was last seen walking south on Bay Pointe Dr. wearing a grey hoodie with flannel over it and glasses.

*A caller on N. Washington stated an older blue Pontiac was parked in front of an apartment on N. Washington and was getting the attention of a lot of younger kids The caller reported the kids would constantly get in and out of the vehicle. While this was happening, the suspicious vehicle never moved from the parking spot. The caller told police she spoke to the neighbors and hasn't been able to locate the driver of the vehicle in question. Police were able to make contact with an individual who knew the owner of the vehicle and attempted to make contact with the owner.

Saturday, March 12 - A woman was arrested by Oakland County Sheriff's for operating under the influence of drugs and was lodged in Oakland County Jail after she was seen driving erratically all over Lapeer Rd.

*Abandoned auto was found on Pleasant and First St.

*Two-car accident reported on S. Washington and Dennison.

*Fight between nine individuals reported behind an establishment on S. Washington.

*Single car rollover accident on Drahner.

Friday, March 11 - A hit and run accident occurred on N. Washington. A Ford pick-up and a Jeep were stopped at the traffic light when a third vehicle went between them, sideswiping them before making a right turn on E. Burdick.

*A fight broke out at the Crawford St. apartments.

Thursday, March 10 - A woman was reported to have stolen groceries from a store on N. Lapeer Rd. When she was stopped by deputies, she denied stealing anything. However, earlier when she was approached by store security, she refused to cooperate. She admitted to the deputies to having curtains on her when she left the store, but she proceeded to leave the curtains at the store after security approached her. The individual with her told deputies he thought she paid for everything in the cart.

*A case of identity theft was reported on Glaspie St.

*The driver of a green jeep left a building on S. Washington with an infant sitting on his lap, heading in an unknown direction. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the vehicle.

*Suspicious vehicle reported on Louck. A Dodge truck was parked backed up to a loading dock. Police conducted an area check.

*Village dispatch received a call about a domestic disturbance in progress between a father and son on Hilberg. Yelling could be heard in the background and the mother said it was starting to get physical.

*A truck was reported to be off the road on Lakeville and Glaspie St.

Wednesday, March 9 - A student at Oxford High School was found to be in possession of an ounce of marijuana, some rolling papers and a pack of cigarettes. The student was issued a ticket for possession of drug paraphernalia.

*A couple of callers reported seeing a coyote near a school bus stop on Dayton.

*A caller reported seeing a vehicle driving the wrong way on Lapeer Rd. near Ray Rd. before nearly hitting a semi-truck head on.

Tuesday, March 8 - Police picked up a blue pickup topper that was found at the post office.

*A wallet was found on Queens and turned into village police.