Source: Sherman Publications

Oxford police log

September 21, 2011

Monday, September 19 - Parking complaint on Park St. Two vehicles were parked across from each other, making it impossible for two-way traffic to get by. Officers determined both vehicles were legally parked.

*Disabled vehicle on W. Burdick and S. Washington St.

*Report of an alarm going off for five to six hours at an address on Lakeville Ct. A light was also found to be left on. The residence appeared to be vacant.

*A caller reported a white pick-up near the water tower on Glaspie with a man inside the vehicle talking on a cell phone. It turned out the man was with AT&T Technical Support and was testing phone lines.

Sunday, September 18 - A bullet struck the front window of a residence on Alex Ct. in Oxford Twp. The homeowner said she and her husband were watching TV when they heard glass shattering on a window by the front door. Two children and the family’s dog were also in the living room at the time the incident occurred. The woman claimed neither she or her husband heard anything prior to glass breaking. Deputies from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office observed a small circular hole in the screen and in the glass and determined the bullet came from a southwest direction.

*Report of suspicious activity on N. Coats Rd. Two suspicious individuals spoke with the reporting person, asking if he would fill out a survey about a new restaurant coming to Oxford. When the individual refused, the two individuals left and began looking around the property. The homeowner told the Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies he believed they were looking for houses to break into.

*A couple wanted the village police to help them locate their 16-year-old daughter, who following her shift at work left with a 25-year-old male. The father was able to get a hold of his daughter, who said they were in Clarkston. Her parents went and picked her up.

*Two juveniles were reported on the Polly Ann Trail past curfew. Officers gave them a ride home.

*A juvenile was seen riding a dirt bike on the Polly Ann Trail and by the old factory on Glaspie St. near the trail.

Saturday, September 17 - A five gallon container of gas was stolen from a barn on Hummer Lake Rd.

*Suspicious vehicle reported on Pontiac St.

*A subject was spotted purchasing a six-pack, opening one of the containers and drinking it before and getting in a vehicle and pulling into a parking spot at a business on W. Burdick.

*Officers were out at Scripter Park with two juveniles who reportedly had air soft guns. The juveniles took off when they saw the officer, but were eventually apprehended and advised.

*Report of juveniles smoking cigarettes on Mechanic.

*Car accident reported on W. Drahner and Pontiac St.

*Loose dog reported on Lakeville Rd.

*A man on W. Manor reported a loose pit bull tried to attack his dog.

Friday, September 16 - A man walked into the village police station reporting two men stiffed him on his fare, while a third man was sitting in his cab highly intoxicated.

*Two males were spotted breaking into a vehicle in the ball park on Glaspie St. They were last seen heading south on the trail heading into Scripter Park. The vehicles owner reported no damage and nothing was taken.

*Juveniles were reported to be throwing things at cars off of the bridge over N. Washington. Officers approached the juveniles, who denied throwing things. They were advised and sent on their way.

*Village officers responded to a report of two juveniles beating up a third juvenile on Pontiac St. However, the children said they were just horsing around and were picked up by their parents.

*A caller on Woodleigh stated an ongoing party was getting too loud. Officers spoke with the homeowners, who agreed to turn the music down.

Thursday, September 15 - Suspicious person reported on Pleasant and Davison.

*Loud music was coming from a residence on W. Burdick. The individuals were asked to turn the music down and refused to. They were advised.

*A suspicious vehicle was reported on Bay Pointe Dr. A white Ford was parked in front of the callers address and was slowly moving up the street every few minutes.

*A caller on Pawnee reported her son was trying to break into her house.

Wednesday, September 14 - Suspicious person was reported on N. Washington and E. Burdick. A subject stepped in front of the reporting person, who was stopped at the red light, in a confrontational fashion. The reporting person thought the subject was possibly intoxicated. Police checked the area and were unable to locate the individual.

*Threats were made at an address on E. Burdick. Officers advised everyone to leave the area.

Tuesday, September 13 - Customer trouble was reported at a business on S. Lapeer Rd.

*Vehicle fire reported on N. Lapeer Rd.

*An I-pod was stolen from a vehicle on Broadway.