Canton child, 6 men part of international group using bribes, phone hacking to steal millions in Bitcoin
A juvenile in Canton Township and six other men have been identified as members of “The Community,” an international group that hacks into people’s cellphones -- often bribing or tricking mobile phone companies -- to steal millions of dollars in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency, officials said.
Canton Police Department receives approval for embedded social worker program
DETROIT – The Canton Township Board of Trustees approved the police department for a service contract with Hegira Health for their Embedded Social Worker Program. The embedded social worker program is one of the multiple programs the police department has originated. “The embedded social worker program is another step in providing better service to our community. Over the past few years, the police department has been monitoring the successes in portions of our country with similar embedded social worker programs. During the same timeframe, locally, the Canton Police Department has started a diversion program for Canton area youth with Growth Works’ assistance,” the statement continues.
Police questioning person of interest after woman’s ‘suspicious’ death in Canton Township
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police are questioning a person of interest in the “suspicious” death of a 65-year-old woman in Canton Township. Officials said they found the woman dead around 7:45 a.m. Monday (Feb. 22) at her home in the 4100 block of Kimberly Drive. Authorities said they were “actively investigating this suspicious incident.”At 2 p.m. Monday, police said they have one person of interest in custody for questioning in connection with the woman’s death. “Our officers and detectives have been working diligently to investigate the facts of this morning’s incident,” Deputy Chief Craig Wilsher said. AdThe woman’s identity has not been revealed.
Missing Ypsilanti girl was last seen at family member’s house in Canton
CANTON, Mich. – Police are asking for help finding a missing 15-year-old girl. Donaeja Green is a resident of Ypsilanti. She was last seen at a family member’s house in Canton on Dec. 31. Donaeja Green Details Age 15 Hair Brown, medium-length, braided Eyes Brown Other BracesAnyone with information should contact the Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400. READ: More Missing in Michigan coverage
Canton Township man charged with 18 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct
CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Canton Township man is facing the possibility of life in prison after he was charged with 18 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Shailesh Patel, 53, of Canton Township, was formally charged Thursday at 35th District Court, officials said. First-degree criminal sexual conduct is a felony punishable by up to life in prison. Police didn’t release details about the alleged crimes, but said an investigate began after one victim filed a report of the abuse. Canton Police Department investigators worked with the FBI’s SEMTEC task force on the case, officials said.
8-year-old boy shot after weapon discharged inside Canton Township home
Editor’s note: The shooting did not take place at a home in the Glen Ridge Manufactured Community as previously reported. It took place at a home in a community next door. CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police say an 8-year-old boy was shot Tuesday afternoon after a weapon was discharged inside a Canton Township home on Old Michigan Avenue. Police and fire units arrived at the home after a call was made to 911 dispatch. UPDATE: As of Wednesday morning, Local 4 and ClickOnDetroit learned the child has died.
Canton police investigate Chase Bank robbery
CANTON, Mich. – Police are investigating the report of a bank robbery at a Chase Bank in Canton. The incident happened on Thursday at 3:31 p.m. at the bank located at Michigan Avenue and Old Canton Center. The suspect is accused of presenting a note demanding money to the teller. He was wearing a black knit hat, gray and camo colored hooded jacket, gray shirt and dark-colored pants. Anyone with information should contact the Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400.
Canton police investigating fatal rollover crash involving multiple vehicles
CANTON, Mich. Michigan State Police and Canton police are investigating a fatal rollover crash that involved multiple vehicles. The crash happened on Thursday around 7 p.m. on North I-275. When troopers arrived they determined the crash was fatal. A 53-year-old driver from Redford was driving too fast and rear ended the victims vehicle, causing it to rollover, according to police. Police said the driver who was at fault failed field sobriety tests and was arrested pending a blood search warrant.
Canton police looking for missing 24-year-old man
CANTON, Mich. – A 24-year-old Canton man went missing on Friday afternoon. Dashawn Adolph was last seen leaving his residence near Ford and Lotz roads around 3 p.m., officials said. Adolph is described as a black man who is 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighs 200 pounds. He drives a 2018 blue Chevy Malibu with the license plate #ECH3256. Anyone with information regarding Adolph’s whereabouts can contact the Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400.
Truck smashes into Emagine movie theatre in Canton
CANTON, Mich. - Canton Police Department are investigating a truck that smashed into the Emagine movie theatre on Ford Road this morning around 3:30 a.m.At this time we don't know what, if anything, was taken although there have been several smash and grabs metro Detroit lately where thieves have been stealing the ATMs. Canton Police have not released any information yet. Local 4 has a reporter at the scene gathering more information. Stay with ClickOnDetroit for updates. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Two women wanted in connection with credit card theft
The two women wanted by the Canton Police Department for credit card theft. (WDIV)CANTON, Mich. - The Canton Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying two women suspected of making multiple purchases using a stolen credit card. Images of both women were captured on surveillance video. Anyone with information on the identity of either woman is asked to contact the Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Canton police seek missing 15-year-old girl, Marketa Lucas
DETROIT - Police are looking for a missing 15-year-old girl last seen Monday morning. According to the Canton Police Department, Marketa Lucas was last seen leaving her home in Canton at about 8 a.m. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Canton Police Department at 734-394-5400. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Fake IRS scam comes with disturbing twist
The Canton Police Department is warning its residents that a fake IRS scam is still making the rounds, but this time with a disturbing twist. Local police departments issue warnings from time to time as the number of scam complaints spike. When residents answer they phone, they are told the police department is calling, you owe money to the IRS, and then threaten them with IRS. It's a nasty trick because Help Me Hank advises consumers to avoid calls if they don't recognize the caller ID. Also, don't forget the fake IRS scam is just one scheme.