Eastpointe family fights to fix broken water pipe
Saturday (March 26) morning, Jason Colthorp received a text from homeowner Petrice Miller-Orear. The text said that the rep from the management company that owns the house next door was now saying permission is not granted, and we were back at square one, so Colthorp got involved once again Monday.
Eastpointe family left without running water for three weeks
It started with sewer water backing up into the basement that made life awful for a family in Eastpointe. Turns out that they had a broken pipe in the yard, which a contractor started to fix this week. It’s now been three weeks without water, and things have only gotten worse.
6 charged in fatal shooting that authorities say was retaliation slaying
EASTPOINTE, MI – Six people are charged with first-degree murder in a case that police believe involved retaliation for the death of a suspect’s boyfriend, authorities said. Jevone Melton, 28, of Detroit, and Jermaine Hunt, 30, of Warren, are both charged with first-degree murder, felony firearm and felon in possession of a firearm. Larry Bell Jr., 27, of Detroit, is charged with first-degree murder and felony firearm. 30-year-old Delenia Howell, 30-year-old Keenan Delbridge and 28-year-old Kevin Foy Jr., all of Detroit, are each charged with first-degree murder. READ MORE:Couple who hosted underage drinking prior to teen’s fatal crash sentenced to 15 days in jailTeen without pants, attacking passing cars, was on LSD, police sayMichigan parents charged with felonies in shooting of 3-year-old sonMother charged in non-fatal shooting of 13-year-old sonmlive.com
‘It was absolutely terrifying,’ -- Doorbell camera captures shooting in Eastpointe neighborhood
EASTPOINTE, Mich. – A surveillance camera captured the chaotic moment when shots broke out in an Eastpointe neighborhood early Friday morning. One woman was sitting on her porch to have a cigarette before bed when the shots were fired. “I was just sitting there and I heard a car coming towards me and the shot started going. My heart was pounding for a good hour and a half afterwards.”The woman’s doorbell camera was recording as shots were fired between two cars driving through the quiet neighborhood. And when the second, third and fourth shot went off, that’s when I realized it was gunfire and how close it was,” she said.
Man injured in shooting in Eastpointe neighborhood
EASTPOINTE, Mich. – A man was injured in a shooting in Eastpointe Wednesday afternoon. The shooting happened at a home on Veronica Avenue in the area of Kelly and East Eight Mile roads. Witnesses said the shooting happened during an argument between two men. The victim was taken to the hospital. His condition is unknown.
Man, woman in custody after thousands view video of Eastpointe puppy abuse
EASTPOINTE, Mich. – A a man and a woman are in custody after thousands of people viewed a social media video of a puppy being abused, Eastpointe police said. Isaac Brooks Sanders and Kershanna Seaborn turned themselves in Wednesday on charges related to the video, authorities said. Isaac Brooks Sanders (WDIV)Kershanna Seaborn (WDIV)In the video, Sanders can be seen abusing a puppy while Seaborn watched, according to officials. On Thursday, Eastpoint detectives received a court order for the surrender of the puppy involved in the case, officials said. Police said the puppy will be held in a safe place until the case is over.
Eastpointe police searching for 'Peeping Tom' caught on camera outside child's bedroom
Eastpointe police searching for 'Peeping Tom' caught on camera outside child's bedroomPublished: August 25, 2020, 11:26 pmEastpointe police said an individual was caught on home surveillance looking into a child's bedroom. For more information: https://www.clickondetroit.com/.
30-year-old man stabbed multiple times in Eastpointe
EASTPOINTE, Mich. – A 30-year-old man was stabbed multiple times on Saturday at around 2:40 p.m. in the 24000 block of Schroeder in Eastpointe. The victim was hospitalized and his condition is unknown. Police say the victim and attacker both knew each other. Authorities are still collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses.
Eastpointe man builds bomb to try to kill rats, damages 2 houses instead
EASTPOINTE, Mich. – An Eastpointe man built a homemade bomb to try to kill rats at his home, but instead, he damaged two houses and got arrested, police said. Eastpointe police were called around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday to a home in the 16800 block of Veronica Avenue. Investigators said a homeowner found what he believed was a better way to kill rats than using poison. The homeowner had constructed a homemade bomb to try to kill the rats, according to authorities. “Officers did not find any dead rats at the scene, so bombing may be an ineffective way to kills rats,” Eastpointe police posted on Facebook.
Eastpointe police seek man who told Family Dollar cashier he was armed during robbery
EASTPOINTE, Mich. – A man told an Eastpointe Family Dollar cashier he was armed when he robbed the store Monday morning. Police said the man entered the store at 18040 9 Mile Road at 9:15 a.m. He told the cashier he had a gun and kept his hand in his pocket as he demanded cash, police said. When the cashier handed the man money, he fled in an unknown direction. He was wearing a zip-up black hoodie, black pants, black shoes and dark-colored glasses.
Teens facing felony charges after trashing Eastpointe church, police say
EASTPOINTE, Mich. – A church in Eastpointe is in need of major repair work, and three teenagers are facing felony charges in connection with the vandalism. Two of the charged teens are just 13 years old. Lt. Dave Ernatt, with Eastpointe Police, said that from there, the teens ransacked the kitchen and knocked over some boxes of food. Two 13 year old teens were arrested at the scene. “Breaking and entering of a building to commit a crime and commit damage, that’s a felony charge."