Source: Sherman Publications

Oxford police log

September 29, 2010

Monday, September 27 - Oakland County Sheriff Deputies responded to the area of Lakeville and Parker Lake Roads for an adult male with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Deputies arrived and found a 60-year-old male in his vehicle with a .38 caliber handgun in his lap. The subject was found after his wife went looking for him.

*A reckless driver was stopped just above the county line on M-24. The driver of the vehicle was over tired and did not need an assistance.

*There was a complaint of a driver on Glaspie passing a bus while it had it’s flashers on.

*A suspicious vehicle was reported on S. Washington. The vehicle was parked for approximately 20 to 30 minutes with it’s doors open and no one around. The vehicle was gone when policed arrived.

*A mail box was smashed on W. Drahner Rd.

Sunday, September 26 - Oakland County Sheriff Deputies responded to a possible larceny from auto in progress in the 1200 block of Fountian View Lane. Upon arrival, a vehicle was observed with lawn ornaments on it. A deputy and a K-9 unit tracked from that vehicle directly to another vehicle where they observed a subject committing a larceny from auto. The subject fled on foot and the deputy ordered him to stop or he would release his K-9. The subject disregarded his order and fled into a wooded area. The deputy released his K-9 to pursue the subject in the woods, but was unable to catch the subject because the leash became entangled in a fallen tree. The suspect has not been caught yet.

*There was an attempted breaking and entering on Sanders. An officer arrived and spoke with the home owner, who stated that someone tried to enter her home through the rear bathroom window. The screen to the bathroom window was found halfway out of the window. The home owner was not sure when it happened.

*There was a noise complaint on Hudson. The reporting person could hear a loud bass coming from an establishment on S. Washington.

*There was a report of an unauthorized driver of a 2001 Firebird that was not being repossessed. The vehicle was called as a road run-off by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, who were out with the vehicle on Indianwood and Indian Trail.

*A suspicious circumstance was reported on East. St. A male that was living in a home was moving out and the remaining people in the house were fighting and arguing with him.

*A suspicious vehicle was reported on Crawford St. A subject had been sitting in the parking lot for over an hour.

Saturday, September 25 - There was a possible fight on Brentwood. The caller stated that there was some yelling and screaming.

*A woman called and stated that a friend stole her truck and purse from DTE Music Theater.

*A suspicious circumstance was reported on Pontiac. Juveniles were found on the church property early in the morning. An officer dropped a juvenile off at an address on Trillum.

*There was a larceny on S. Washington. A woman claimed that someone stole her purse while she was at an establishment.

*A suspicious vehicle was reported on Pontiac St.

Friday, September 24 - A female came into the station and advised officers that she was still receiving threatening text messages from her ex-boyfriend.

*Entry was gained on a locked apartment on N. Washington that had children inside of it.

*There was a report of trespassing on W. Burdick. Unwanted subjects were in the back of someone’s property by the garage and squatting. An officer advised the situation and everything was ok.

*A suspicious person was reported on Ensley and Pearl. The reporting person stated that a teen was knocking on doors and telling residents that he was working on a school project where he needed to embarrass himself and wanted people to help him.

*There was a juvenile complaint on Broadway and Mill. They were thought to be in possession of marijuana, but it turned out they were not. The juveniles were taken to the station and turned over to their parents.

*On and off duty officers observed a man running through the parking lot on S. Washington and W. Burdick. After speaking with the subject, it was determined that he had been causing problems with bouncers at a nearby establishment.

Thursday, September 23 - Police arrived at the scene of a property damage accident on E. Oakwood and Gardner Rd. The responsible driver admitted that he was driving on a suspended license. When the driver’s name was entered into the system, it came back with a warrant out of Farmington Hills. The officer had to advise and release the driver, but wrote him a ticket for failure to yield and driving on a suspended license. The driver was also told to appear in the Farmington Hills court for his warrant.

*A report was filed about 14 steel beams being stolen from the rear of a business on Xcelsior Dr. on August 26.

*A caller stated that there was a possible drunk driver heading northbound on Lapeer Rd. from Drahner.

*A female on Brookhollow called police and stated that she thought her neighbor was stealing metal. 10 large vehicle radiators were stored next to a shed in her neighbors yard. When police asked the neighbor about them, she stated she had no idea where they came from because she was asleep when they were dropped off.

*A suspicious person was reported on Hovey and Crawford. A subject was reported to be hiding in the bushes at the corner, and then proceeded to leave on foot towards Mechanic. The description that was given of the person matched someone the officers knew. The officers confirmed the subject and nothing was needed.

*A red minivan was spotted driving all over N. Lapeer Rd. Police were out with the vehicle and nothing was out of order.

*A suspicious vehicle was spotted on Lakes Edge Dr. A male and female were in the park, and officers told them that the park was closed for the night and sent them on their way.

Wednesday, September 22 - Oakland County Sheriff’s were dispatched to Oxford High School for a fight between two male students, 13 and 15. Assistant Principal Todd Dunckley informed the officer that the two students had gotten into an argument and then engaged in a physical fight in the hallway. Both juveniles admitted to the fight, which was started because the 13-year-old thought the 15-year-old was making fun of him behind his back. Both parents agreed not to press charges.

*A vehicle ran into a garage on Hovey.

Tuesday, September 21 - A vehicle broke down on Lapeer Rd.

*Two men were spotted shooting bows on Oxford Lakes Dr.

*Police assisted a 17-year-old who wanted to move out.

*There was a possible operating while intoxicated on N. Lapeer Rd.

*Some juveniles threw rocks at a youth on the Polly Ann trail and damaged his bike.

*A caller on Winnie reported that his neighbors campfire was too big.