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Police Files: 3/17/2021

Ben Hume, Web Editor March 15, 2021

Intoxicated stranger Nightwatch employees sent a panic alarm to the Oakland University Police Department on the night of Jan. 7 when a Black man wearing a yellow hoodie and a black OU face mask entered...

Police Files: Nov. 16, 2016

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter November 15, 2016

Lewd emails to professor The Oakland University Police Department (OUPD) received a complaint of sexual harassment on Friday, Oct. 18. The complainant explained that she received an email several days...

Police Files: Oct. 19, 2016

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter October 18, 2016

Clowns on campus On Oct. 14, the Oakland University Police Department was dispatched to Meadow Brook Road after receiving complaints of a suspicious person dressed as a clown looking into windows....

Police Files: Sept. 28, 2016

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter September 27, 2016

This is not a pipe On Sept. 15, the smell of marijuana coming from a vehicle near the Ann V. Nicholson Apartments caught the attention of OUPD during a routine patrol. When the officer asked the driver...

Police Files: Sept. 21, 2016

Robert Ogg, Intern Reporter September 20, 2016

Vodka, wine and brandy, oh my! On Sept. 4, OUPD arrived at a room in South Hamlin Hall and discovered seven people with an empty fifth of vodka, wine coolers and brandy. One said they did not drink...

New research shows most think alcohol is deadlier than marijuana

By Scott Wolchek April 9, 2014

It’s green, it’s fragrant and, according to the latest research from, viewed amongst Americans as a safer substance than alcohol. Marijuana is silently sweeping Michigan.About seven...

Ferndale, other cities pass marijuana legalization acts

By LeeAnn Brown November 19, 2013

Last week several cities in Michigan passed laws legalizing the possession of cannabis.Ferndale voters passed a referendum that legalized marijuana possession in the city limits.The referendum was passed...

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