Brothers, mom arrested nearly 4 years after bloody murder scene led police to body in Pontiac lake
A Pontiac man, his brother and his mother have been taken into custody nearly four years after fishermen came across a bloody murder scene that helped police discover the body of a 20-year-old man in a lake.
Pontiac man shoots ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend, calls her phone during police interview
PONTIAC, Mich. – A Pontiac man shot his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend while the two were sitting inside a car, and then called his ex-girlfriend’s cellphone while she was being interviewed by police, according to deputies. A 21-year-old Pontiac woman told police that her ex-boyfriend, a 23-year-old Pontiac resident, had shot her current boyfriend, a 21-year-old Pontiac resident. While deputies were interviewing the 21-year-old woman, her ex-boyfriend called her cellphone and admitted to the shooting while on speakerphone, according to police. Officers spoke with the ex-boyfriend on a family member’s cellphone and persuaded him to come outside without the pistol, according to police. The 21-year-old shooting victim is stable at McLaren Oakland Hospital.
17-year-old charged with homicide after 18-year-old Pontiac man shot
PONTIAC, Mich. – A man has been charged after an 18-year-old from Pontiac was shot in the head, police said. The witness and victim met with two men and one woman who had driven to Thorpe Street to complete the transaction. The driver of the vehicle is described as an unknown White man who was wearing a green shirt and had sandy, blond, wavy hair. The front seat passenger is described as an unknown woman with black, curly hair. The back seat passenger was an unknown White man who is possibly 20 years old.
Oakland County Narcotics Enforcement Team investigate home, club and uncover drugs, arctic foxes
PONTIAC, Mich. The Oakland County Narcotic Enforcement Team (NET) launched an investigation into a residence in the 30 block of Dakota Street -- and into an illegal underground rave club, which had been operating at 125 N. Saginaw in Pontiac. Two arctic foxes were also found being held in the backyard and turned over to Oakland County Animal Control. Police said information found at the Dakota Street residence led to them discovering the underground rave club on Saginaw Street. The business was known as the Uptown Music Club, and didnt have a business license to operate either. All three men have a pretrial conference scheduled at 50th District Court at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 8.
Suspect in custody, 3 killed in quadruple shooting at apartment complex in Pontiac
PONTIAC, Mich. – Police said four people have been shot in Pontiac at the Spring Lake Village apartment complex. UPDATE: Pontiac man faces 10 felony charges in apartment shooting that killed 3 men, injured 1The apartment complex is located off Auburn Avenue. At least 15 squad cars were on the scene on Wednesday night at 11:30 p.m.Police confirmed that three people were killed in the shooting. The deceased victims have been identified as a 39-year-old man, a 29-year-old man and a 28-year-old man. Officials said that a gunman is in custody after turning himself in to police.
Fight between neighbors leads to triple murder at Pontiac apartment complex
PONTIAC, Mich. A fight between neighbors ended with three people dead and a fourth seriously injured in Pontiac. UPDATE: Pontiac man faces 10 felony charges in apartment shooting that killed 3 men, injured 1The shooting happened at the Spring Lake Village apartment complex, near Auburn Avenue and Opdyke Road. READ: Ongoing dispute led to quadruple Pontiac shooting that killed 3 men, police sayTwo victims died at the hospital shortly after their arrival, officials said. The three deceased victims have been identified as a 28-year-old man, a 29-year-old man and a 39-year-old man. All of the victims are from Pontiac, officials said.
VIDEO: Police looking for driver in suspected vehicular assault in Pontiac
PONTIAC, Mich. Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that struck a woman Tuesday night in Pontiac. She was rushed to McLaren Oakland Hospital. The truck -- described as a full-size extended cab pickup truck -- fled westbound on W. Huron Road. Surveillance video of the truck can be seen in the video player above. The victim is listed in critical condition at McLaren Oakland with skull, rib, and leg fractures and may not survive.
Drive-by shooting caught on home surveillance camera in Pontiac
PONTIAC, Mich. A drive-by shooting in Pontiac was caught on a home surveillance camera. The video shows two vehicles at the intersection of Mechanic Street and Roselawn Street. Two men from a grey vehicle got out and started shooting at a vehicle turning at the intersection. Two men inside were injured from broken glass. Oakland County sheriffs deputies are asking for help identifying the suspects.
Investigation underway after Pontiac man shot twice, robbed
PONTIAC, Mich. Deputies were sent to St. Joseph Hospital on Monday after receiving a report of a gunshot victim with wounds in his lower extremities. The victim told officials he was walking in the area of Sanford and Wall Street when a vehicle drove past him and stopped at the intersection. He said a passenger jumped out with a gun and demanded he get on the ground. The victim told officials he refused to get on the ground and was shot twice in the leg by the suspect. The victim said the shooter stole $82 from him before jumping back into the vehicle.
Directed Patrol Units worked to get guns off streets in Pontiac in May and June, made 114 felony arrests
PONTIAC, Mich. The Oakland County Sheriffs Office announced that its two Directed Patrol Units based in Pontiac took 28 handguns and four rifles off the citys streets in May and June. Officials said 114 felony arrests were also made between the two teams. The DPU teams target high-crime areas, according to officials. While these teams are small in numbers, the work and effort they put in to target the most violent criminals in the City of Pontiac is to be commended, said Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard. I applaud the Mayor and the Pontiac City Council for making the investment into a second team and clearly, the results speak for themselves.
2 men facing assault with intent to murder charges after 18-year-old Pontiac man shot while playing basketball
PONTIAC, Mich. Two men are facing multiple charges after an 18-year-old Pontiac man was shot while playing basketball in the street. Deputies were called to the 30 block of Bellmore Lane on the initial report of a shooting in the street involving several subjects. While investigating, officials got a call about a shooting victim that arrived at McLaren Oakland Hospital. The victim, an 18-year-old from Pontiac, told deputies that he was playing basketball in the street when he heard gunshots and felt pain to his side. Click here for more crime reportsChargesSergio Alvarez, 18, and Pedro Hernandez, 19, both from Pontiac were taken into custody and charged following the shooting.
Fight at Pontiac gas station leads to woman trying to hit someone with car, fleeing authorities
PONTIAC, Mich. – A fight at a Pontiac gas station Sunday night led to a police chase after a woman allegedly tried to hit another woman with her car. Deputies with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office were called to the Marathon Gas Station in the 500 block of N. Perry Street just after 11 p.m. about a fight. Collins then allegedly rammed the front door of the gas station with her car. She was allegedly driving a silver Kia slowly south on N. Perry Street. Deputies blocked the entrance with their vehicles, but Collins allegedly drove over the grass to get into the parking lot.