Wrong side On April 16, at 11:10 p.m., a Brandon deputy responded to the 3000 block of Baldwin Road for a dark truck that was parked and running on the side of the road. The deputy arrived to find the vehicle parked on the wrong side of the road, and looked in the vehicle to see two males passed out on the front seat....more >>
Risky business A Lake Orion man called police to report he was harassed and intimidated by a local business owner and village resident when the pair ran into each other at a Flint Street business....more >>
Mr. Fix it Deputies issued citations to four individuals soliciting without a permit—they were attempting to set appointments for home repairs—near Lance and Greenshield April 26. 2x limit A 23-year-old Ortonville woman was arrested and jailed on drunk driving charges April 27 after she was pulled over for speeding near Indianwood Road just after 2 a....more >>
Monday, May 3, station #1 responded to a personal injury accident on M-24 near Clarkston Road around 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, station #1 responded to a burn violation on Sherry Drive around 1:50 p....more >>
POLICE LOG Underage partier Lake Orion police cited an 18-year-old Oxford woman for minor in possession of alcohol. Officers discovered the girl while responding to complaints of a loud party on S....more >>
Monday, May 3 - A woman was caught trying to steal some makeup and jewelry from an establishment on N. Lapeer. *Some cocaine dealers were spotted on Pontiac St in a white van trying to collect money for drugs....more >>
Monday, May 10 - A 9-1-1 caller reported that his wife was intoxicated and kept hitting him. *The female who turned in a lost dog on May 9 stated that if no one claimed the dog, she would take custody of it, put signs up and attempt to find the owner....more >>
1909: C. Northcote Parkinson, historian and author.
1924: William H. Gass, writer (Omensetter's Luck).
1940: Patricia Shroeder, U.S. congresswoman.
July 30th in history
1864: In an effort to penetrate the Confederate lines around Petersburg, Va. Union troops explode a mine underneath the Confederate trenches but fail to break through. The ensuing action is known as the Battle of the Crater.
1919: Federal troops are called out to put down Chicago race riots.
1938: George Eastman demonstrates his color motion picture process.
1940: A bombing lull ends the first phase of the Battle of Britain.
1960: Over 60,000 Buddhists march in protest against the Diem government in South Vietnam.