Farmington Hills police arrest man for lurking in Oakland County yards, peering in windows at night

Kenton Driscoll charged with prowling

Kenton Driscoll is accused of prowling in the back yards of Farmington Hills residents. (Farmington Hills Police Department)

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.Farmington Hills police arrested a “serial prowler” who has been lurking in the yards of residents around Oakland County and peering through their windows at night, officials said.

Police said Kenton Driscoll has been seen by residents in several Oakland County communities. He’s been captured on surveillance video going into yards and looking in windows, authorities said.

Kenton Driscoll (Farmington Hills Police Department)

Driscoll has been arrested multiple times for “similar criminal acts” in Farmington Hills and other nearby communities, according to officials.

He was taken into custody without incident Thursday (March 10) in a wooded area near I-696 and Orchard Lake Road, police said.

“I am extremely proud of the Farmington Hills Police Department’s excellent work in identifying and safely arresting Mr. Driscoll before any additional crimes were committed,” Farmington Hills police Chief Jeff King said. “I am also grateful for the outstanding relationship we have with our citizens and community partners, who support us each and every day to ensure that this is a safe community to live, work and visit.”

Driscoll was arraigned in 47th District Court on one charge of prowling. He is being held on $5,330 bond, cash/surety.

Kenton Driscoll in a Farmington Hills resident's yard. (Farmington Hills Police Department)

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