Shots Fired in Pontiac 6-14-12: The Oakland County Sheriff responded to a report of shots being fired at the 600 block of Newman Lane in Pontiac. Deputies were told by witnesses that a large group of subjects began firing at a lone subject walking near Newman Lane and Emerson. After being fired upon, the subject returned fire. Witnesses reported at least 20 shorts being fired. All suspects involved in the incident are still at large.
Home invasion in Pontiac 6-13-12: The Oakland County Sheriff responded to a home invasion in the 200 block of Seville Pointe in Pontiac. The resident reported that she returned home to find two teenage males inside her apartment. Upon confronting the suspects, they fled the scene through a back window into a wooded area. Taken from the residence was prescription medication and medical marijuana. No identifiable fingerprints or other evidence was located.
Home invasion in Rochester Hills 6-14-12: The Oakland County Sheriff responded to home invasion in the 1700 block of Clemens in Rochester Hills. The complainant stated he found his bedroom window open and that a lock box containing jewelry had been tampered with. The complainant stated that approximately $4,500 in jewelry had been taken from the box. Nothing else in the home had been disturbed or taken. Deputies found no marks on the window or the lock box that would indicate forced entry. The complainant claimed that the windows and the lock box were secure when they left. There are no suspects at this time.
Cocaine possession 6-12-12: Following a routine traffic stop by I75 and Long Lake, Troy Police arrested and charged a man from Redford Township with Possession of Cocaine. Troy Officers found a bag of the drug under the vehicle’s driver’s seat.
Banking Fraud 6-14-12: Troy Police Officers were dispatched the Bank of America located at 390 14 Mile Road after it was reported that a customer had just attempted to cash a fraudulent business check. Troy Officers arrived and took the 21-year-old Detroit man into custody. When the suspect was searched, a small bag of marijuana was found in his pants pocket. The suspect stated a friend had asked him if he wanted to make extra money by cashing checks. He stated he was given the check and planned to “pocket” $840 and deposit the remainder of the check into his personal account. The suspect was charged with “Uttering and Publishing” and “Possession of Marijuana”.
K-2 SPICE: Officers from the Troy Police Department’s Directed Patrol Unit and Community Services Section visited 42 establishments in an attempt to gain a “pledge” from them to not sell K2 or other synthetic drug products. 39 of these establishments acknowledged the pledge and were given a Troy Police Department Placard to place in their window indicating this. Three establishments were unable to make the pledge due to corporate rules and the Police Department will be following up with them to gain their pledge. It is important to note that “not one” of these locations was selling the products at the time of our visit.