Thursday, May 16, 2013
Information for this crime brief was supplied by the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. Where arrests apply, they do not indicate convictions.
Two men were arrested Tuesday after one of them allegedly pointed a handgun at another driver during a road rage incident in Macomb Township, police said Thursday. At approximately 6:47 p.m., Macomb County Sheriff's deputies said they were called to the Hall and Hayes area after a motorist reported someone waved a handgun at him. They pulled over a 19-year-old Shelby Township man and his 20-year-old passenger from Virginia Beach, VA in the Hayes and 21 Mile area. When deputies approached the GMC Denali, they smelled marijuana. The men denied having a handgun, but when deputies searched the vehicle, they found a .40 caliber Smith and Wesson in the center console, the Sheriff's Office reports. The motorist who reported the incident told …
Monday, May 13, 2013
National Police Week draws in between 25,000 to 40,000 attendees from around the world.
Clinton Township Honor Guard will be among thousands descending on Washington D.C. for National Police Week. The May 15 ceremony will pay tribute to law enforcement members in a series of scheduled events, drawing an estimated 25,000-40,000 attendees. The National Peace Officers' Memorial Service, sponsored by the Grand Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police, will include a candlelight vigil to honor law enforcement members who died in the line of duty, according to National Police Week organizers. Clinton Township police remembers late Officer Richard Vauris, a retired Detroit Police Department veteran and negotiator for township police, who was fatally shot in 2001.
A St. Clair Shores driver who struck the pedestrian Sunday night stayed on the scene.
A 27-year-old Macomb Township man died Sunday night in a Clinton Township accident, police said Monday morning. Around 11 p.m., a pickup truck crashed into the Macomb pedestrian on Hall Road near Dalcoma. The pickup driver, a 53-year-old St. Clair Shores man, stayed on the scene while the Macomb man was rushed to the hospital, according to Clinton Township police. Police reported that alcohol or speed did not appear to be a factor and no charges were filed against the driver by Monday. Witnesses are asked to call Clinton Township police to help their investigation. It's unknown why the pedestrian was in the eastbound Hall Road lanes at the time of the accident, Clinton Township Police Capt. Joseph Mertes said. "We're hoping someone can …
Monday, May 6, 2013
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Terry Lamont Wilson is asked to call 586-493-7847.
Clinton Township police said they are looking for a man in connection with a deadly shooting Sunday night, according to Click on Detroit. Police want to find Terry Lamont Wilson, whom they believe shot and killed Willie Deon Clark at Prince Drewry Park in Clinton Township, according to The Macomb Daily. The 20-year-old Wilson is 6'1''. He weighs 183 pounds, and he has brown eyes and brown hair, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections. Wilson served 22 months in jail after he was convicted of a breaking and entering charge in Wayne County in 2010. Clinton Township police have asked anyone with information on Wilson’s whereabouts to call 586-493-7847.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
The incident occurred near Quinn and Harper at about 7 p.m. Sunday, according to FOX-2 Detroit.
A man was shot and killed in Clinton Township at about 7 p.m. Sunday, according to FOX-2 Detroit. The man's age and details of the fatal shooting have not yet been released. The incident occurred near Quinn and Harper, according to FOX-2. Check back later as more details are released.
Clinton Township Patch recaps the news of this past week.
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Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The three-vehicle crash shut down the freeway at Metro Parkway Tuesday afternoon.
Police identified the motorist in Tuesday's fatal crash on Interstate 94 as a 49-year-old Mount Clemens man. William Weaver was transported to McLaren Macomb Hospital in Mount Clemens after the accident, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the crash that took place around 2:16 p.m. when Weaver merged from Metro Parkway onto the freeway, crossing over all three lanes. His 1987 Chrysler New Yorker struck another vehicle before hitting the center median barrier before another vehicle crashed into it. He was not wearing a seat belt, the Sheriff's Office said. Motorists were directed off the freeway onto Metro Parkway in Harrison Township as emergency responders rushed …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Emergency responders were at the scene of the crash Tuesday afternoon in Harrison Township.
A multi-vehicle crash that prompted the closure of eastbound Interstate 94 at Metro Parkway Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of one motorist, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. Deputies are investigating the accident that took place around 2:16 p.m. Preliminary reports lead them to believe the crash took place after a male driver merged from Metro Parkway onto the freeway, crossing over all three lanes. The driver's vehicle struck another vehicle before hitting the center median barrier before another vehicle crashed into it, deputies said. Motorists were directed off the freeway onto Metro Parkway as emergency responders arrived to the personal injury accident, deputies said. No further details were immediately available.
The suspect was charged with a count of felonious assault Tuesday morning, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office.
A 27-year-old man was arraigned Tuesday morning in 41B District Court in Clinton Township for allegedly chasing his neighbor with a hatchet during a drunken rage. Brett Jones of Harrison Township faces a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon. He was lodged in Macomb County Jail in lieu of a $3,000 cash/surety bond. According to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office, Jones had been drinking early Tuesday morning at a nearby bar when he said someone threw a rock at his car windshield. As he described the damage to his girlfriend, his 36-year-old neighbor pulled up, leading the suspect to surmise he was the culprit. He then grabbed a hatchet and began to chase the Port Huron Township native. The chase shifted from foot to car, as the men …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Information in this crime blotter was supplied by the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. Where arrests apply, they don't indicate convictions.
A 64-year-old Harrison Township man was arrested the evening of April 25 after he allegedly shot out the tires of the car his son was driving, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. The suspect and his 24-year-old son got into an argument at the 37000 block of Elm Lane. The father ordered him to leave but forbade him from taking the 2002 Chevy Malibu, the Sheriff's Office said. As the son started leaving the driveway in the Malibu, the father emerged from the home with a shotgun and "fired at least three rounds, flattening two tires on one side of the vehicle," the Sheriff's Office stated. The son drove the car with flattened tires to a gas station at Metropolitan Parkway and Jefferson and waited for deputies to arrive. Deputies …