What the Chesterfield Township board is doing to stop stray shopping carts from piling up at bus stops
A drive down Gratiot Avenue in Chesterfield Township means a lot of traffic. Still, lately, it is an unusual eyesore because the smart bus runs on that corridor where there are many shopping centers, and shopping carts find their way into large and unsightly piles.
Knife-wielding man robs gas station then peddles away on bike, police say
BRIGHTON, MI – A man was arrested Thursday night after robbing a Brighton gas station at knifepoint and riding away on a bicycle, police said. Police were called at 7:30 p.m. May 5, to the Marathon Gas station at 8355 W. Grand River Ave. for a reported armed robbery that had just occurred. The station clerk told officers a man entered the gas station, pulled out a knife and demanded cash from the register, according to the Brighton Police Department. After being handed an undisclosed amount of cash, the man left the gas station fleeing on a bicycle, police said. A police K9 unit called to the area tracked the suspect to a nearby PetSmart, 8537 W. Grand River Ave., where he admitted to robbing the gas station and still had the money in his pocket, police said.mlive.com
Treat your furry friends to cute springtime outfits, save during National Pet Month
It’s National Pet Month: That means it’s time to treat your furry friends to these cute springtime outfits from Petco, PetSmart, Walmart and Chewy. Petco is having a 30% off sale, so you can buy 2 and mix and match. Or, dress up your pet in a T-shirt, polo or windbreaker for a stroll in the park. Whether you celebrate your furry friend on one day or all month, there are sales going on now from the biggest names in pet suppliers. Find great sales below:PetcoYOULY The Maverick Blue Mess Maker Dog Pajamas, Buy 2 Save 30% - Mix & Match, $14.99Pets First Josh Allen Jersey for Dogs, Small , Buy 2 Save 30% - Mix & Match $23.99 reg $29.99YOULY The Proudest Rainbow Spread Love Dog Pajamas, XX-Small, Buy 2 Save 30% - Mix & Match $14.99YOULY The Artist Multicolored Speckled Dog Hoodie, XX-Small, Buy 2 Save 30% - Mix & Match $17.99BOBS from Skechers Neon Cattitude Cat Collar & Bandana, Buy 2 Save 30% - Mix & Match $7.49 reg $14.99PetsmartPets First LA Lakers Reversible Bandana by Pets First , Standard Price$13.00Los Angeles Rams NFL Mesh Jersey.mlive.com
PetSmart Halloween, shop costumes for pets
Get into the Halloween spirit with PetSmart’s selection of costumes for cats, dogs, reptiles, and more. Whether your four-legged friend is big, small, friendly or cranky, PetSmart has the perfect spooky accessory for everyone’s favorite family member. Offering a wide array of products (from food and toys, to Halloween costumes and Doggie Day Camp), PetSmart is committed to featuring competitively priced pet items and services for animal lovers everywhere. See below to check out some of our favorite PetSmart costumes available this Halloween season. DogsThrills & Chills™ Halloween Frankenstein Dog & Cat CostumeThrills & Chills™ Halloween Dracula Dog & Cat CostumeTipsy Elves® Halloween Skeleton Sweater for Pups + PeopleThrills & Chills™ Halloween Pumpkin Dog & Cat CostumeThrills & Chills™ Halloween Shark Dog & Cat CostumeThrills & Chills™ Halloween Scary Clown Dog & Cat CostumeThrills & Chills™ Halloween Scary Clown Dog & Cat Costume Photo courtesy of PetSmart (used with permission)CatsThrills & Chills™ Halloween Witch’s Hat Dog & Cat CostumeThrills & Chills™ Halloween Bride of Frankenstein Dog & Cat CostumeRubie’s Costume Company Halloween Princess Leia Dog & Cat CostumeRubie’s Costume Company Halloween Star Wars Princess Leia Hood Dog & Cat CostumeThrills & Chills™ Halloween Lion Mane Headpiece Dog & Cat CostumeThrills & Chills™ Halloween Skeleton Unicorn Dog & Cat CostumeReptilesThrills & Chills™ Reptile Clown CostumeThrills & Chills™ Reptile Stegosaurus CostumeThrills & Chills™ Reptile Dragon CostumeThrills & Chills™ Reptile Biker CostumeThrills & Chills™ Reptile Cowboy Costumemlive.com
Police seek information in fatal shooting of man outside Flint Township pet store
FLINT TOWNSHIP, MI -- Police are looking for information in the September 2020 fatal shooting of a man outside a Flint Township PetSmart store. Crime Stoppers of Flint and Genesee County is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to an arrest in the death of Lee Curlee, 43, of Flint. Officers with the Flint Township Police Department responded around 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, to the 4000 block of Miller Road outside the PetSmart store for a report of a shooting. That’s when the driver of a dark-colored vehicle pulled up, exited the vehicle, and began to fire shots at Curlee. Read more on MLive:1 of 4 suspects in shooting death of Flint 3-year-old released from jail after charges dismissedThree suspects charged in drive-by shooting death of Flint 3-year-old set for trialGenesee County starts using one-person grand jury to set some felony cases for trialmlive.com
Police: Missing Texas tiger has been found safe, healthy
A tiger that frightened residents after it was last seen briefly wandering around a Houston neighborhood has been found and appears to be unharmed, police announced Saturday evening. In a short video tweeted by Houston police, Cmdr. Ron Borza can be seen sitting next to the tiger, petting the animal and saying it has been a long week searching for it. The tiger was being held at BARC, the city of Houston’s animal shelter.news.yahoo.com
Chewy sends pet paintings to keep customers from straying
The online pet shop surprises customers with oil paintings of their furry friends, a move the company says wins them customers for life. It's one of the more than 1,000 free paintings that Chewy sends to select customers each week — even during the pandemic — tapping into people’s obsession with their fur children and, it hopes, winning customers for life. Amazon and Chewy dominate the online pet supplies industry, with Amazon's market share at more than 50% and Chewy's at 34%, according to retail consulting firm 1010data. Chewy sends new customers handwritten notes and all shoppers get snail-mail holiday cards. Chewy says it rejects artwork that doesn’t look enough like the pet or sends it back to be reworked.
Police: Petsmart employee stole about $45K from store
WNEM via CNNWILTON, New York - A Petsmart employee is accused of stealing about $45,000 during a one month period at the store's Wilton location, State Police said. On Wednesday, the Bureau of Criminal Investigations in Wilton received a complaint from a Petsmart corporate investigator for a series of larcenies, The Post-Star reported. During the investigation, it was found Mayheux allegedly stole about $45,000 from early June to the end of July, according to a news release. Police said he allegedly stole money from deposit bags and took money from change orders. He also allegedly falsified multiple business records to conceal the larcenies.