Troy man arrested for pulling gun on solicitors

66-year-old Rodney Paulick charged with weapons violations


TROY, Mich. – A 66-year-old Troy man has been arrested and charged with pulling a gun on employees from Detroit Public Broadcasting.

Police were dispatched to Newgate Road near Oakhill Drive around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. Two solicitors from Detroit Public Broadcasting, who were approved to solicit by the city of Troy, said they knocked on the door and when Donald Paulick answered he pulled a gun on them. They said he told them to get off his property. The DPB employees left the home and immediately called police. Paulick reportedly admitted to police he pulled a gun and felt he had a right to because it was his property.

Paulick is charged with:

  • Carrying Concealed Weapon-5 year felony
  • Assault with Dangerous Weapon-4 year felony
  • Assault with Dangerous Weapon-4 year felony

Paulick plead not guilty. No future court date has been set.