Source: Sherman Publications

Oxford police log

January 11, 2012

Monday, January 9 - Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a store on N. Lapeer Rd. for a fraud report. A store employee received a call from a male subject claiming to be an employee of Western Union and advising the store’s computer signal was weak. He asked her to enter $917.05 in a code on the computer to fix the problem. The employee did, and upon entering the information, the caller hung up. The employee got suspicious and contacted the fraud department, who confirmed it was a fraud, and the money was transferred to a credit card in an unknown location. The employee was suspended from the store. Additional information was sent to the Western Union fraud department.

*Breaking and entering reported on Cedar St. The homeowner was in the kitchen when she heard some glass break. Not seeing anyone upon investigating, she returned to the kitchen only to hear banging noises a short time later. While sitting in her vehicle after leaving the house, she observed two white males in their 20s running from the south between her house and the golf course restrooms towards a cement colored PT Cruiser. Deputies believed the suspects may have used a stick to break into the house.

Sunday, January 8 - Breaking and entering reported on Maloney. The reporting person indicated someone stole several items from his trailer by shooting our his windows and breaking down the front door sometime between Dec. 3, 2011 and the reporting date.

Saturday, January 7 - During a routine traffic stop on Seymour Lake, deputies from OCS discovered a subject with three warrants out of Troy, Lake Orion and the Michigan State Police. The man admitted to having some marijuana on him, and a search of the vehicle yielded a bag field with a grinder, pipe, scale and plant material. The man was issued citations for possession of marijuana and narcotic paraphernalia.

*Stolen vehicle recovered on Lakes Edge Dr.

Friday, January 6 - Road rage incident reported on Glaspie. Reporting person got in a traffic altercation with a male, who got out of his vehicle and began beating on her car, causing damage to her car.

*Vehicles were parked across the sidewalk on Glaspie St. The caller filed numerous complaints and the residents continued to block the sidewalk. A warning citation was issued.

Thursday, January 5 - Breaking and entering reported on Maynard Circle. A man was watching his neighbors house when he heard loud banging noises coming from the house. The man went over to the house and observed the suspect wearing a hooded shirt and hood over his head standing on the front porch with the door open. The suspect began walking down the street, and took off when the man asked who he was. The man followed the suspect for a quarter-mile before giving up the chase. K-9 units were called and the suspect’s trail ended at an address on Lake Shore in the trailer park.

Wednesday, January 4 – A caller reported seeing dogs sitting in a vehicle in the SW parking lot for over an hour. Officers checked on the dogs, who appeared to be okay.

*Roll over accident on Indian Lake and Lakewood.

*Possible operating while intoxicated on Pontiac and Crawford St. for a vehicle not being able to hold its lane. Officer took one male in custody.

Tuesday, January 3 - Garage fire reported on Dewey. Oxford Fire Department was able to extinguish the fire, and there were no injuries. The property owner did not know how the fire started.

*Report of an 18-year-old running through a house with a firearm on S. Lapeer Rd.