Man, 20, charged in fatal shooting of 17-year-old in southeast Michigan
HURON TOWNSHIP, MI – A 20-year-old man has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a Detroit teen. Jaylin Julius Colon, 20, of Flat Rock, is accused in the death of Gavino Torres III, 17, of Detroit. At 3:05 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, police officers responded to a reported shooting at a residence in the 20340 block of Wahrman Road in Huron Township. Colon was arraigned Tuesday, Aug. 9, in 34th District Court on charges of second-degree murder, carrying a concealed weapon, and felony firearm. His probable cause conference is set for 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17, before Judge Tina Green.mlive.com
Student accused of bringing marijuana, knife to Michigan high school
HURON TOWNSHIP, MI – An 18-year-old student is facing charges after allegedly bringing marijuana, alcohol and weapons to school property this week, officials said. At 9:24 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, Huron Township police officers were dispatched to Summit High School in Huron Township. A backpack containing marijuana, alcohol, a knife and an airsoft gun had been found. The backpack allegedly belonged to an 18-year-old male Summit High student from Taylor. Terms of release on bond include a GPS tether, no contact with Summit High School and no drugs or alcohol.mlive.com
Michigan man fatally shot girlfriend during argument, officials say
HURON TOWNSHIP, MI – A 36-year-old woman is dead after an argument with her boyfriend allegedly escalated to a shooting, authorities said. Around 1:15 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 27, Huron Township police officers responded to a 911 at a residence in the 27430 block of Bordeau Street. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, 36-year-old Dawn Sinkey, suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Medics arrived on the scene and transported Sinkey to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. It is alleged that and argument between Nathan Jordan-Donald Barks, 30, and Sinkey, both of Huron Township, escalated, and Barks fired a handgun, fatally wounding Sinkey.mlive.com
Nightside Report Feb. 26, 2021: Woman killed in fight between son, parents in Huron Township; FDA panel votes to recommend Johnson & Johnson vaccine emergency use authorization
Woman killed in fight between son, parents in Huron TownshipDETROIT – New information was released Friday regarding the wild chain of events that left a Huron Township mother dead from a stab wound. Police said the parents had some sort of altercation with their son inside a home on Judd Road when the mother was fatally wounded. “Something you never expect and it’s completely disheartening,” said Everette Robbins the Director of Public Safety with Huron Township Police. “This is a mother, son and father. Ad4 Fast FactsBe InformedFDA advisory panel votes to recommend Johnson & Johnson vaccine emergency use authorizationThe Food and Drug Administration advisory panel unanimously voted Friday afternoon to recommend the Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine for an emergency use authorization.
Woman killed in fight between son, parents in Huron Township
HURON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – New information was released Friday regarding the wild chain of events that left a Huron Township mother dead from a stab wound. ORIGINAL STORY: Huron Township mother fatally stabbed in altercation between son, parentsPolice said the parents had some sort of altercation with their son inside a home on Judd Road when the mother was fatally wounded. “Something you never expect and it’s completely disheartening,” said Everette Robbins the Director of Public Safety with Huron Township Police. “This is a mother, son and father. There was a victim, as well as a subject,” Robbins said.
Huron Township mother fatally stabbed in altercation between son, parents
HURON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Wayne County mother was killed Friday morning during a domestic altercation between two parents and their son. According to authorities, the incident happened at two homes near the intersection of Judd and Gentz roads, just west of I-275 between Sibley and Huron roads. Police said the son, 25, arrived at his parent’s home that morning and attacked both of them -- one inside the home and the other across the street in the neighbor’s yard. This was a multi-weapon incident,” said Everett Robbins with the Huron Township Police Department. “At this point, we’re trying to sort out exactly where there injuries are.”Both victims were taken to local hospitals.
Beggs becomes Riverview police chief
Ron Beggs, who has lived in Huron Township for 15 years, has been named Riverview's police chief. Ron Beggs, who has lived in Huron Township for 15 years and coached football at Huron High School for the past three years, is the new police chief for the City of Riverview, which has a population of 12,500 residents. Beggs was appointed chief Jan. 11 and was sworn into office Jan. 13 by District Court Judge Elizabeth DiSanto from the 27th District Court in Wyandotte. He is married to Shawn, who grew up in Erie and graduated from Mason High School. The couple have three children – Ainsley, a freshman at EMU; Kelsey, a junior at St. Mary Catholic Central High School, and Andrew, an eighth grader at Renton Junior High School.monroenews.com
Amazon continues to expand in Metro Detroit with new fulfillment, sort centers
DETROIT – Amazon is building several fulfillment centers in southeastern Michigan. In addition to the previously announced fulfillment center at the old State Fairgrounds in Detroit, Amazon is planning to build fulfillment centers in Hazel Park, Huron Township and Pontiac. The online sales giant also plans to build a sort center in Plymouth. This expansion is expected to create 2,000 jobs in Metro Detroit with 1,200 of those jobs at the Detroit center. More: Amazon newsRead more: Amazon prepares to set up shop at Detroit’s old State Fairgrounds site
Thomas Parker Sr. gets big tribute
Thomas Parker Sr., who was a longtime Huron Township volunteer firefighter, was given a special funeral procession. He often responded to many accident scenes, said his son, Thomas Parker Jr.“When police called or the siren sounded, Dad was there. He’s going to be missed, no doubt.”Flat Rock Police and Huron Township Police led the procession. Flat Rock Chief Glen Hoffman said he’s known Parker “since I was a kid” and once drove a tow truck for him. Memorials can be made to the Huron Township Fire Department at 22950 Huron River Dr., New Boston 48164, Attn: Fire Chief.monroenews.com
Amazon to bring 1,000 jobs to Huron Twp.
Amazon would occupy the giant new warehouses, which are on the site of the failed Pinnacle Race Course, said John Enos, Huron Township's community development director. E-commerce giant Amazon plans to bring about 1,000 jobs to two warehouses under construction at a former horse track south of Detroit Metro Airport, according to local officials. Amazon would occupy the giant new warehouses, which are situated in Huron Township at 33700 Prescott St., the site of the failed Pinnacle Race Course, said John Enos, the township's community development director. Amazon has yet to officially announce the $47 million project or share any details about the jobs or warehouse completion dates. Girdwood and other officials said they were unaware of any development incentives or tax breaks going toward the Amazon project.monroenews.com
Huron Township Police say 911 stabbing call was hoax
The caller told the 911 Dispatch Center that the father was coming toward him, he was in danger and then the call ended, said Everette Robbins, director of public safety for the township. A second call was subsequently received from a neighbor who could hear screaming coming from the residence where the stabbing was allegedly occurring. Huron Township Police Officers, along with assistance from Flat Rock Police, responded to the address and attempted to make contact with the occupants of the residence, Robbins said. It was determined that the incident was unfounded and likely a “swatting” incident, the director said. “For those unfamiliar with the term, swatting is the act of creating a hoax 911 call typically involving hostages, gunfire or other acts of extreme violence,” he said.monroenews.com
Large fire closes Sibley Rd. in Huron Township
Huron Township firefighters along with assistance from three other fire departments put out a large fire Monday afternoon inside a pole barn off Sibley Rd. Huron Township firefighters along with assistance from three other fire departments put out a large fire Monday afternoon inside a pole barn off Sibley Rd. At 1:41 p.m. Monday, the Huron Township Emergency Dispatch Center received a 911 call from a homeowner in the 32000 block of Sibley. The caller reported a large fire inside the barn that was unattached from his house. The Huron Township Fire Department was assisted at the scene by firefighters from Flat Rock, Rockwood and Woodhaven.monroenews.com
Michigan General Election Results for Huron Township on Nov. 3, 2020
The 2020 General Election will be held on November 3. You can find results for Huron Township here. Live results: Michigan General Election Results for Nov. 3, 2020 Find Race ResultsFind more election results and news on the Decision 2020 page. 🌟 Become an Insider 🌟Introducing WDIV Insider: A new way for loyal Local 4 fans to gain access and customize your ClickOnDetroit news experience. Learn more about WDIV Insider - and sign up here!
Monroe County trick or treat times
Local officials say if you wish to hand out treats, turn on a porch light or outdoor light during the designated times. Local officials say if you wish to hand out treats, turn on a porch light or outdoor light during the designated times. Trick-or-treaters are asked to only visit the homes that have an outside light on. • Ash Township: 6-8 p.m.• Bedford Township: 6-8 p.m.• Berlin Township: 6-8 p.m.• Brownstown Township: 5:30-8 p.m.• Carleton: 6-8 p.m.• Dundee: 5:30-7:30 p.m.• Dundee Township: 5:30-7:30 p.m.• Erie Township: 6-7:30 p.m.• Exeter Township: 6-8 p.m.• Flat Rock: 6-8 p.m.• Frenchtown Township: 6:30-8 p.m.• Gibraltar: 6-8 p.m.• Huron Township: 5-8 p.m.• Ida Township: 6-7:30 p.m.• LaSalle Township: 6-8 p.m.• Luna Pier: 6-7 p.m.• Maybee: 6-8 p.m.• Milan: 6-8 p.m. • Monroe: 6:30-8 p.m.• Monroe Township: 6:30-8 p.m.• Petersburg: 6-7:30 p.m.•Raisinville Township: 6:30-8 p.m.• Rockwood: 6-8 p.m.• South Rockwood: 6-8 p.m.• Whiteford Township: 6-8 p.m.monroenews.com
Car theft at Huron Township rail yard leaves 1 dead
HURON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A man was killed Thursday after several automobile thefts at a Wayne County rail yard. Police said several people tried to steal cars and one ended up in a nearby pond. At about 4 a.m., Huron Township police got a call about several people trying to steal cars from the CSX Rail Yard on Pennsylvania Road, between Huron River Drive and I-275. At some point, one of the drivers lost control and the vehicle ended up overturned in a pond on the properties. CSX Transportation said three of the stolen cars have been recovered and thanked officers from the Romulus and Huron Township police departments for their quick response.
Thieves try to steal cars from rail yard in Huron Township; 1 vehicle ends up in pond
Thieves try to steal cars from rail yard in Huron Township; 1 vehicle ends up in pondPublished: October 22, 2020, 12:15 pmThieves attempted to steal several vehicles Thursday morning from a rail yard along Pennsylvania Road between Huron River Drive and I-275.
Thieves try to steal cars from rail yard in Huron Township; 1 vehicle ends up in pond
HURON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Thieves attempted to steal several vehicles Thursday morning from a rail yard along Pennsylvania Road between Huron River Drive and I-275. One of the vehicles ended up in a pond on the property. It’s not clear if anyone suffered injuries. Police swarmed the area Thursday morning. CSX Transportation is investigating.
Ground search underway in Huron Township for missing 69-year-old man
HURON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Officials are conducting a ground search for a missing 69-year-old man in Huron Township on Wednesday. He was last seen wearing black and yellow colored pajama pants and black and white tennis shoes. The Huron Township Department of Public Safety is conducting a ground search beginning in the area of King and Middlebelt roads, officials said Wednesday. The departments is asking the public not to approach the Huron Township Mounted Unit or the K9 Unit as they lead the search. GROUND SEARCH: The Huron Township Department of Public Safety will be conducting a ground search for a missing person,... Posted by Huron Township Department of Public Safety on Wednesday, September 30, 2020More News
Huron Township police looking for 69-year-old man who is missing after walking to a store
HURON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Police are looking for a missing 69-year-old man. Raymond Foster was last seen on Tuesday in the 19600 block of Middlebelt Road in Huron Township. Police said he was wearing yellow and black pajama-style pants. He was also wearing black and white tennis shoes. Anyone with information should contact the Huron Township Department of Public Safety Emergency Dispatch Center at 734-753-4400.
77-year-old Huron Township woman with dementia is missing
HURON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Officials are looking for a missing 77-year-old woman. Huron Township officials did not release her name. Police said she has black and gray shoulder length hair and was last seen wearing a dark long sleeve striped shirt, light blue pants and white Croc shoes. The Huron Township K9 Unit will assit with the search. If you have seen her contact the Huron Township Emergency Dispatch Operations Center at 734-753-4400 or call 911 immediately.
Huron Township ready to resume yard waste pickup
Yard waste collections in Huron Township will resume starting Monday. HURON TOWNSHIP - Yard waste collections in Huron Township will resume starting Monday. Huron Township Supervisor A. David Glaab said Waste Management has agreed to restart that service. Yard waste pickup went on hold April 1 in the township as one of the steps the company took to focus on essential services. While yard waste collection will resume, because of anticipated heavy volumes, some yard waste may not be picked up on the regular service day, Glaab said.monroenews.com
‘He’s still saving lives’: Huron Township paramedic, father of 5 dies from COVID-19
HURON TOWNSHIP, Mich. – It’s been six days since Huron Township firefighter medic Paul Novicki seemingly died out of nowhere. He, you know, yard work -- was very active, loved the outdoors,” said Kristy Novicki, Paul Novicki’s wife. Kristy Novicki believes that only a few weeks before his death Novicki came into contact with coronavirus (COVID-19) while on the job. Which is why, even in his death, Kristy Novicki believes he’s still working for the people. Kristy Novicki said she’s been having an awful time struggling with taking care of everything after her husband’s untimely death.
Covid-19 reported in Huron Twp., Flat Rock, Brownstown Twp.
Huron Township's first known patient was taken to a hospital Monday; test results later confirmed the diagnosis. HURON TOWNSHIP - The Huron Township Department of Public Safety and the Huron Township Supervisor are reporting the first case of Covid-19 coronavirus in the township. The news release, issued late Friday, also included a spreadsheet of data from other Wayne County communities. Michigan's first known case of the highly contagious virus was reported March 10; Wayne County is currently among the hardest hit areas in Michigan and in the country with hundreds of known cases. You can find more news and announcements for Monroe County readers at our coronavirus special section.monroenews.com
Huron Township named among safest cities in state
Huron Township was named one of the safest communities in Michigan, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security. HURON TOWNSHIP Huron Township was named one of the safest communities in Michigan, according to the National Council for Home Safety and Security. This week, the council released its 2020 Safest Cities in Michigan Report, and the township was ranked 22nd in the state among 50 listed. Ive also reached out to other relevant officials in Huron Township to spread the good news that your departments hard work has produced.The township, which has a population of 15,930 people, employs 26 law enforcement employees. The township reported 34 violent crimes and 120 crimes involving property.monroenews.com
Huron Historical Society vacates house, schoolhouse
HURON TOWNSHIP Members of the Huron Township Historical Society had a busy afternoon Wednesday sorting through a U-Haul trailer filled with furniture, antiques, linens, assorted crocks and a host of other items from the Huron Township Historical House in downtown New Boston and the one-room Willow Schoolhouse in Waltz. At one point Wednesday, Huron Township police were called to quell a dispute over a decorative pot-bellied stove that mistakenly was taken by the society. A more updated model from 1934 has since been installed in the house, Myshock said. According to Supervisor David Glaab, the downtown building has and will continue to serve as the Huron Township Historical House. Its operation will continue to fall under the auspices of the Huron Township Historical Commission and the capable hands of township board liaison, Clerk Jeremy Cady, Glaab said in a statement this week.monroenews.com
Huron police stop 33 drivers on New Year's Eve
Five arrests resulted from the special campaign, the charges included drunk driving. Huron Township police officers initiated more than 30 New Years Eve traffic stops, including some arrests. As part of a proactive operation aimed at targeting impaired drivers, the departments Traffic Services Unit pulled over 33 drivers Tuesday night. Nationally, New Years Eve is one of the deadliest days of the year as it relates to vehicle crashes involving impaired drivers, said Everette Robbins, director of public safety. We remain committed to being proactive in our community.Throughout the night, officers made the following arrests: Drunk driving non-accident Drunk driving single-vehicle crash Impaired driving child endangerment Driving with a suspended license Open intoxicants in a motor vehicleFor more information, contact the department at 734-753-4400.monroenews.com
Eternal flame to be dedicated for veterans at Michigan Memorial Park
An eternal flame will be dedicated and lit in honor of U.S. veterans at a public outdoor ceremony Thursday at Michigan Memorial Park. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Veterans Bowl near the front entrance of the cemetery, 32163 W. Huron River Dr., Huron Township. While most people are familiar with the eternal flame dedicated to John F. Kennedy in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, this will be the only one in an independently operated cemetery in Michigan, Dwyer said in a press release. The Downriver Honor Guard also will participate in the ceremony along with active duty representatives from the U.S. armed forces including Army Staff Sgt. Retired Col. Jack Lechner, former executive officer and deputy superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery, will give the keynote address.monroenews.com
Police blotter: Man arrested after chase on I-275
A 21-year-old Detroit man was arrested by Huron Township Police Saturday and faces multiple weapons and fleeing arrest charges following a high-speed chase on I-275. Felony charges were submitted to the Wayne County Prosecuting Attorneys Office after the two-mile chase, said Everette Robbins, director of public safety for the township. He saw the vehicle attempt to evade him and cut across all three lanes to the right and exit the freeway at S. Huron Rd., said Robbins. The officer radioed the dispatch center that he had a vehicle failing to stop and gave a description of the pickup. The officer then observed the pickup enter the northbound entrance ramp at a high rate of speed and proceed north on I-275, Robbins said.monroenews.com
Monroe County's trick or treat times
Following is a list of trick-or-treat times in the Monroe County area. Following is a list of trick-or-treat times in the Monroe County area. All of these times are on Thursday Oct. 31. Ash Township: 6-8 p.m. Bedford Township: 6-8 p.m. Berlin Township: 6-8 p.m. Brownstown Township: 5:30-8 p.m. Carleton: 6-8 p.m. Dundee: 5:30-7 p.m. Dundee Township: 5:30-7 p.m. Erie Township: 6-7:30 p.m. Exeter Township: 6-8 p.m. Flat Rock: 6-8 p.m. Frenchtown Township: 6:30-8 p.m. Gibraltar: 5-7 p.m. Huron Township: 5-8 p.m. Ida Township: 6:30-8 p.m. LaSalle Township: 6-8 p.m. Luna Pier: 6-7:30 p.m. Maybee: 6-8 p.m. Milan: 6-8 p.m. By tradition, a fire whistle will mark the start and end times in Milan. Monroe: 6:30-8 p.m. Monroe Township: 6:30-8 p.m. Petersburg: 6-7:30 p.m. Raisinville Township: 6:30-8 p.m. Rockwood: 6-8 p.m. South Rockwood: 6-8 p.m. Whiteford Township: 6-8 p.m.monroenews.com
Huron police cracking down on school bus safety
As National School Bus Safety Week approaches, which is recognized Monday through Oct. 25, the Huron Township Police Department has been cracking down on school bus stop patrols. Two Monroe County residents and another driver were cited by Huron Township police last week for passing school buses transporting children. As National School Bus Safety Week approaches which is recognized Monday through Oct. 25 the Huron Township Police Department has been cracking down on school bus stop patrols, according to Everette Robbins, director of public safety. The fine for failing to stop for a school bus is $195 and three points added on the offenders driving record, according to Michigan law. For more information on state school bus safety, visit Michigan.gov/msp.monroenews.com
Police blotter: Man arrested after fight near bus stop
The incident happened Friday morning in Huron Township. ***A man was threatened at gun point after trying to break up an altercation near a Huron Township childrens school bus stop. Reports said the yelling was taking place near students waiting at the bus stop. "On Friday, we were proactive and had marked police units in the area of the bus stop to make sure residents felt safe, Robbins said. The decision was made to move one bus stop and we will continue to work together to monitor the situation and its impact on the students in the neighborhood.monroenews.com
Smash-and-grab robbers hit Huron Township gas station
Police are investigating a smash-and-grab robbery Tuesday morning at a gas station in Huron Township. It happened at a station on Huron River Drive and Waltz Road. The building sustained significant... Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Huron Twp. man found dead after officials find accelerants, weapons, barricaded doors at home
The scene of what police believed to be a possible barricaded gunman situation on Sept. 10, 2019, in Huron Township. (WDIV)HURON TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A 76-year-old man was found dead after firefighters and officers called to a house fire found a large amount of fresh fire accelerants, several weapons and barricaded doors throughout the home. Huron Township firefighters were called at 5:21 p.m. Tuesday to a home in the 21000 block of Huron River Drive. They also noticed several weapons and doors that appeared to be barricaded, officials said. Huron Township police officers at the scene of a possible barricaded gunman on Sept. 10, 2019.
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Huron Twp. launches back-to-school drive
The Huron Township Department of Public Safety in partnership with Huron Schools and Summit Academy Schools is collecting new school supplies, backpacks, lunch boxes and clothing for students at both school districts this month. The drive, called Stuff the Buss Initiative, began Tuesday and runs through Aug. 28. Donations can be dropped off from 8 a. m. to 10 p. m. daily at the Huron Township Police Departments dispatch center, 36500 S. Huron Rd., New Boston. Everette Robbins, director of public safety for the township, is heading up the departments efforts. My favorite part of this job is having a platform to help kids in our community that can use it.monroenews.com