Drunk Sterling Heights driver admits he drank too much, hasn’t had license in 20 years, police say
When police pulled over a Sterling Heights man for swerving all over the road, he admitted that he shouldn’t have been driving because he’d had too much to drink and hadn’t owned a valid license in 20 years, according to authorities.
Twin killed brother, family dog in murder-suicide, Troy police say
TROY, MI — A suspected murder-suicide here ended with the deaths of 23-year-old twin brothers and a family dog, Troy Police Department officials reported. Investigators discovered the suspected killer in the backseat of the vehicle, dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the police report stated. A family dog was found with him, dead from a gunshot from a handgun discovered at the crash scene on Parrot Drive near Edgemont Drive. The father of the suspect — who called 9-1-1 moments after the shooting at the Lark Drive house — remains in critical but stable condition at a nearby hospital, the Troy police report stated. RELATED:Christmas crash leaves two men hospitalized in Ottawa CountyChristmas Eve shooting leaves woman dead in Grand Rapidsmlive.com
Police: Drunk woman hits security guard with can of Red Bull at Troy restaurant; boyfriend drives drunk
Police said a couple was getting very drunk one night at a Troy bar when a Dearborn woman struck a security guard with a can of Red Bull. Her boyfriend later drove to the police station on a flat tire while highly intoxicated, officers said.
Woman reports fake shooting in hopes Troy police wouldn’t arrest her boyfriend during traffic stop
A Madison Heights woman called 911 and reported a fake shooting in the hopes that Troy officers would respond to the more serious crime and not arrest her boyfriend during a traffic stop, authorities said.
‘Man, I’m drunk’: Sterling Heights man falls asleep at wheel of running pickup in Taco Bell drive-thru
A Sterling Heights man told police, “Man, I’m drunk,” after initially denying he had consumed alcohol when they found him asleep behind the wheel of a running pickup truck in the Taco Bell drive-thru, officials said.
Bizarre call to Troy hotel unearths possible kidnapping, drug, mail and identity theft cases
During a bizarre call to a Troy hotel, officers said they learned about a slew of potential crimes committed by the people inside one of the rooms -- including kidnapping, drug use, mail theft, identity theft, lying several times to officers and kicking out the window of a police car.
Man charged in series of Troy home invasions
Troy police say their suspect got into four homes and robbed them recently. D’Mario Darrell Thornton, 40, was arraigned Tuesday afternoon after being arrested Sunday morning and held on a $45,000 bond. Joshua Jones from the Troy Police Department told Local 4 News officers first suspected Thornton after the first home invasion a week ago in the neighborhood near Somerset collection. Immediately detectives went to work and followed Thornton to a Troy neighborhood at Livernois and Big Beaver Saturday night. They say he went to work robbing two homes.
Police: Teen girl dies after being shot by stepfather at Clawson home
CLAWSON, Mich. – A barricaded situation in Clawson came to an end Sunday after the suspect was found dead inside the home. Officers found the teenaged girl, who allegedly had been shot by her stepfather. AdUpdate: Clawson police: 15-year-old girl dies after being shot by stepfather at home“It was a young lady involved. “My understanding is that she was shot in the back.”Police said the suspect had fled from a neighbor’s house and barricaded himself inside his own house. Police also said a neighbor, who was trying to help the teen girl, was shot in the leg and taken to a hospital.
Residents urged to avoid 14 Mile in Clawson due to barricaded situation
CLAWSON, Mich. – Police are dealing with a barricaded situation in Clawson. UPDATE: Clawson police: 15-year-old girl dies after being shot by stepfather at homeAccording to authorities, a teenager had been shot and the suspected shooter has been barricaded inside a home on 14 Mile Road, near Main Street and Washington Avenue. Police have surrounded the home and have been trying to talk the suspected shooter out. Clawson police were joined by officers with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, Royal Oak Police Department, Troy Police Department and others. We have negotiators here and a psychologist,” said Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard.
Person of interest in custody after man found stabbed to death outside Belle Tire in Troy
TROY, Mich. – Police are investigating after a man was found stabbed to death outside a Belle Tire in Troy. Police were called to the parking lot of a Belle Tire at 4966 Rochester Road in Troy at around 7 a.m. on Monday. Employees arriving for work found the man lying next to the front entrance of the building. Police said it is unknown how long he was outside, but his body was found covered in snow. A knife was found in the parking lot but it’s unclear if that is the knife that was used in the stabbing, police said.
Five shots fired into Troy hotel room with 4 teens inside, police say
TROY, Mich. – Police are looking for two suspects believed to have fired shots into a Troy hotel room early Saturday morning. Troy police say that at about 4 a.m. Saturday, five shots were fired through a sliding glass door and into a hotel room at the Hawthorn Suites. At that time, there were four teenagers from Roseville and Detroit celebrating a sweet 16 birthday party inside the room, police said. Police say two suspects were seen running from the scene of the shooting. They are described as Black males between the ages of 18 and 22 years old with medium heights and medium builds.
Troy Police Warn Of PlayStation 5 Scammers
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Troy Police Dispatcher Dies After On Duty Heart Attack
(CBS DETROIT) – The Troy Police Department is mourning the loss of a dispatcher as a result of a heart attack that happened on duty. Communications Supervisor Curtis Reynolds, Jr. died Sept. 25 at a local hospital after being unresponsive at work. Troy Police say it happened the morning of Sept. 19 which was also Reynolds’ 50th birthday. He was treated at the hospital for several days and as a result of the heart attack, Reynolds sustained diminished brain activity and passed away. On February 20, 2018, Reynolds was supervising the Communications Section when a barricaded gunman incident occurred at house on Brooklawn.detroit.cbslocal.com
Police: Troy Restaurant Employees Targeted In Gift Card Scam
(CBS DETROIT) The Troy Police Department is warning employees of scams targeting restaurant employees. Police say an incident took place at Five Guys and Ocean Prime where employees were scammed into buying gift cards. Police say $2,164 was placed on five debit cards and the employee took photographs of the front and back of the cards which she sent to the caller. Police say the gift cards needed to be registered online and hadnt been, so Walmart may have been able to stop the transfer of funds in time. The victim was instructed to take $5,000 of the restaurants money and purchase gift cards which he did.detroit.cbslocal.com