Hazel Park K-9 euthanized after widespread cancer discovered during surgery
HAZEL PARK, MI – A Michigan police department is mourning the death of its K-9 officer. K-9 Lando, a loyal member of the Hazel Park Police Department, was euthanized during surgery to remove a mass on Friday, April 2. According to the department, Lando was having trouble keeping food down and when an ultrasound revealed a mass, surgery was required. However, during surgery, veterinarians found that the cancer had overtaken his body and the decision was made to euthanize him. “Thank you Lando for your outstanding service to the city of Hazel Park and many other surrounding areas in your career that was cut way too short,” the post concludes.mlive.com
Police search for driver who left the scene after moped crash in Hazel Park
HAZEL PARK, Mich. – Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a driver who left the scene after a crash involving a moped in Hazel Park. Police said the driver of the Sedan was traveling northbound when they turned left and continued westbound on Nine Mile Road. The moped driver was taken to a hospital and treated for broken bones and lacerations. The red Sedan is described as missing a passenger side window and possibly having damage along the passenger side. Anyone with information on the suspect or the vehicle is asked to contact Hazel Park Police Detective Piper at 248-542-6161, ext.
Former Hazel Park officer accused of embezzling forfeiture funds
HAZEL PARK, Mich. – Former Hazel Park detective Sean Boucher sat before an Oakland County judge Thursday while being formally charged for embezzlement during his time on the force. Boucher, 45, of Warren, is accused of stealing from the city of Hazel Park while working as a public officer. More: Hazel Park detective charged with embezzling forfeiture funds, conducting criminal enterpriseBoucher was formerly assigned to the Hazel Park Police Department Detective Bureau. AdNow, the former officer is being formally accused to taking money from several resources in the department, including the officer training fund. Ad“He was a detective in the city of Hazel Park,” the prosecutor said.
Hazel Park detective arraigned on charges of embezzlement, conducting criminal enterprise
HAZEL PARK, Mich. – A former detective with the Hazel Park Police Department faced a judge Thursday on suspicion of stealing money meant to help the department. Sean Boucher, 45, of Warren, is accused of embezzling more than $65,000 in public asset forfeiture funds. It took several years for the case to make it to Thursday’s arraignment. Boucher had been under the investigation of the FBI for a while and their findings suggest there’s a clear breach of public trust. Boucher was given a $50,000 personal bond, but he is required to hand over his passport and can’t leave the state of Michigan.
Former Hazel Park police detective charged with embezzling public asset forfeiture funds
Former Hazel Park Police Detective Sean Boucher has been charged with multiple felonies for allegedly embezzling over $65,000 in public asset forfeiture funds and running a criminal enterprise. Photo: Hazel Park Police DepartmentLANSING — Multiple felony charges have been filed against a former Hazel Park police detective who is accused of conducting a criminal enterprise. Sean Boucher, 45, of Warren, is also accused of embezzling more than $65,000 in public asset forfeiture funds. “This joint operation is an excellent example of law enforcement working together to serve in the public’s best interest,” Nessel said. “The residents of Hazel Park put their trust in the defendant to uphold the law, and that trust was broken.arabamericannews.com
Officer shoots at vehicle of Ferndale resident trying to flee police with narcotics
HAZEL PARK, Mich. – The vehicle of a Ferndale resident trying to flee police Friday was shot at by an officer. The driver of the vehicle was alone when the Hazel Park officer approached her. Another female officer observed the vehicle pull into a residential driveway on Carlisle south of Woodward Heights. When the officer approached the vehicle from the back, the driver started reversing. A third officer arrived and followed the vehicle to W. Woodward Heights and N. Chrysler Service Drive.
Hazel Park man strangles wife to death, sleeps with her body for week, police say
HAZEL PARK, Mich. – A Hazel Park man is accused of strangling his wife to death -- because she accused him of cheating on her -- and then sleeping with her body in the bed for a week, police said. Police officers and firefighters went to the home and found Klepsch, 64, dead in her bed. The Hazel Park police chief said Sherwood admitted to striking, kicking and strangling his wife. They had been arguing because Klepsch accused him of infidelity, according to authorities. Sherwood was arraigned Monday at 43rd District Court in Hazel Park on charges on a first-degree murder charge.