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Oxford police log

August 10, 2011

Monday, August 8 - A home owner on Teelin reported an unknown individual stole two stone birdhouses, a glass birdhouse and two potted plants from his residence while he and his wife were on vacation.

*Village officers received word about cars parking illegally, including in front of a fire hydrant, following a party on Woodleigh Way.

*A NOTA bus and another vehicle collided along E. Drahner and Lapeer Rd and pulled into a parking lot.

*A resident on Cobblestone reported her neighbor was shooting a rifle off of his deck.

*An individual reported hearing gunfire along the Polly Ann Trail near Glaspie and Powell. The individual reported seeing two vehicles parked there as well.

Sunday, August 7 - A caller on Twin Lakes reported her mother-in-law took her children for a walk and had yet to return.

*A child was locked inside a vehicle on Hilberg.

*Village officers received word that juveniles along S. Washington and E. Burdick were asking people to buy them cigarettes. Officers could not locate the juveniles.

Saturday, August 6 - Oakland County Sheriff's were dispatched to check on an abandoned auto in front of a building on S. Baldwin. Upon arrival, it was obvious the vehicle was involved in a front end crash as deer hair was still embedded on the grill area, with the dead deer still on the northbound shoulder, south of High View Dr. The deputy searched the area, but was unable to locate the driver. The driver came into the OCS Oxford substation on Monday and admitted to hitting the deer, walking home and not reporting the accident. The driver also said he was not insured; he was issued a citation for failure to report an accident and no proof of insurance.

*Officers received word about a male passenger in a black Grand Prix who was heading north on Lapeer Rd. from Burdick pointing a handgun at passing motorists.

Friday, August 5 - Village officers assisted the Oakland County Sheriff's with a traffic stop on N. Washington and E. Burdick.

*A caller from an establishment on S. Washington stated they needed help with a possible fight that was occurring. The dispatcher could hear a lot of yelling and screaming in the background.

*Six juveniles were found to be in the skate park after hours. Officers advised the juveniles of the park's hours and sent them home.

Thursday, August 4 - A 10-year-old was reported to be riding a lawn mower in the middle of Aspen Lane. Officers were unable to locate the juvenile.

*$89 was stolen from three game machines at a business on S. Washington.

*A caller reported to Village Officers seeing someone laying in the field near the tall grass along Lakeville Rd. and Bay Pointe Dr.

*A caller on Dennison reported his mother took his keys and was not willing to give them back.

Wednesday, August 3 - A tree-trimmer reported a reckless driver on Maloney Dr.

*An officer was out with an abandoned auto on Moyer. The vehicle was impounded.

Tuesday, August 2 - Oakland County Sheriff Deputies were dispatched to the scene of a hit and run accident at an establishment on N. Lapeer Rd. The victim said the suspect backed into him, but didn't stop because he was late for class. The victim was able to get the license number, and a witness recognized the driver of the other vehicle. When deputies confronted the other driver, he admitted to backing into the vehicle, leaving the scene of the accident and not reporting it to the Sheriff's Department. The driver was issued a citation for not reporting the accident and was advised to call the 52-3 District Court in Rochester Hills.

*A man reported his wallet was stolen from an establishment the previous evening. The man came back to the village station and told officers he found his wallet at home.