Lincoln high school goes virtual for two days after gun threat
A Lincoln high school student told administrators that a 16-year-old boy in her class flashed a gun at her and threatened to pistol-whip her. At least two students said they had seen what they described as a pistol. The incident put Lincoln High School into a brief lockdown.
Police identify 3 men accused of robbing teen in Sterling Heights, running across Warren freeway
Police have identified three men who were arrested on accusations that they robbed a teenager at gunpoint outside of a Walmart in Sterling Heights, fled into Warren and ran across a freeway with officers in pursuit.
Gunman in violent murder of 28-year-old Warren resident arraigned
WARREN, Mich. – On Friday, a 28-year-old Warren man died after being shot five times in the head and neck by a 27-year-old man, police say. The suspect was arrested in Detroit and taken into police custody on Saturday, according to Warren Police Commissioner, William Dwyer. Warren police say evidence collected showed the gunman shot the victim while he was on the ground in the parking lot of the apartment complex. Police say the gunman shot the victim three additional times in the head as he was on the ground unable to defend himself. The gunman was arraigned Tuesday at 2 p.m. on charges at the Warren 37th District Court.
2 arrested after Sterling Heights shooting leads to chase through Oakland County, Detroit, Warren
The scene of a rollover crash after a Sterling Heights shooting prompted a police chase through Oakland County, Detroit and Warren on Jan. 10, 2021. STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Two people were arrested Sunday after a shooting in Sterling Heights sparked a police chase through Oakland County, Detroit and Warren, according to authorities. Troopers joined the chase as the vehicle fled through Oakland County and continued into Detroit, police said. State police will investigate the car chase, while investigation of the original incident will be handled by Sterling Heights and Warren police, authorities said. The scene of a rollover crash after a Sterling Heights shooting prompted a police chase through Oakland County, Detroit and Warren on Jan. 10, 2021.
Puppy stolen from family’s home in Warren, returned safely by police
WARREN, Mich. – Eight-week-old Bella, an American bulldog, was a Christmas gift for Ashley Swinton and her children. “We got her two days before Christmas, and just a couple of days ago, I had food delivered,” she said. “They (the family) thought originally the dog had just gotten out of the room,” said Detective Brian Price with the Warren Police Department. That’s when she went to the Warren Police Department, which tracked down the driver and Bella. “Ultimately, it was the children’s Christmas gift.
Warren police bust drug ring selling cocaine laced with fentanyl
They believe the three taken into custody are the leaders of a ring selling cocaine laced with fentanyl that has killed three people in Warren. Jermaine Tate, 38, has been charged with conducting criminal enterprise, delivery/manufacturing fentanyl and three counts of conspiracy to deliver/manufacture fentanyl. Nathaniel Clark, 32, as been charged with conducting criminal enterprise, three counts of delivery/manufacturing fentanyl and three counts of conspiracy to deliver/manufacture fentanyl. Terry Jamal Gaskins, 34, has been charged with conducting criminal enterprise, three counts of delivery/manufacturing fentanyl and three counts of conspiracy to deliver/manufacture fentanyl. Authorities said they’ve been distributing cocaine laced with fentanyl, cut down to make a larger profit.
3 arrested in connection with Warren fentanyl ring, more arrests likely
WARREN, Mich. – An investigation into a large-scale group alleged to be manufacturing and distributing fentanyl across Metro Detroit culminated in the arrests of three people. (Stopping Narcotic Overdoses in Warren) began investigating in November after the death of a 47-year-old resident. Jermaine Tate, 38, has been charged with conducting criminal enterprise, delivery/manufacturing fentanyl and three counts of conspiracy to deliver/manufacture fentanyl. Nathaniel Clark, 32, as been charged with conducting criminal enterprise, three counts of delivery/manufacturing fentanyl and three counts of conspiracy to deliver/manufacture fentanyl. Terry Jamal Gaskins, 34, has been charged with conducting criminal enterprise, three counts of delivery/manufacturing fentanyl and three counts of conspiracy to deliver/manufacture fentanyl.
Michigan State Police: Investigation into vehicle found with bullet holes on I-696 turned over to Warren police
A Michigan State Police car was involved in a crash on I-696 in Southfield. (WDIV)Michigan State Police said an investigation into a vehicle found with bullet holes on Interstate 696 has been turned over to Warren police. State police said the Warren Police Department contacted the agency, revealing the vehicle was involved in an incident in the city. State police said when the trooper checked the vehicle, he observed several bullet holes in the car. “A check of local hospitals and police departments did not reveal a victim or incident,” MSP officials said.
Camera captures delivery driver take package he had just delivered to Warren home
WARREN, Mich. – Thomas Jaros’ doorbell camera captured an Amazon driver stealing a package that they had just delivered. “My package had been delivered and there was a picture that my package was on the doorstep.”Jaros received the photo from Amazon to confirm that the items he ordered had been delivered to his mother’s home in Warren, but when he and his mother checked -- the package was gone. Jaros said he took the footage with the Warren Police Department and made a police report. A Detroit woman said she took matters into her own hands after someone was stealing her packages. After getting a Ring doorbell camera, she finally caught a woman stealing her latest package off her door step.
Argument over slashed tires in Warren leads to double-stabbing
WARREN, Mich. – A man is in critical condition at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital after a stabbing Sunday morning. According to authorities, an argument over someone’s slashed tires turned violent just before 3 a.m. and two men were stabbed. It happened near the intersection of Jackson and Mullin avenues, just north of Eight Mile Road. Both men were rushed to Ascension Hospital for their injuries, where one is expected to be OK and the other is currently in critical condition. Anyone with information should contact the Warren Police Department at 586-574-4700.
2 dogs stolen from vehicle in Troy found safe
TROY, Mich. – Two dogs that were stolen Wednesday from a vehicle in Troy have been returned to their owners. The Pomeranians were purchased by a seller at a gas station and turned over to the Warren Police Department. The dogs -- named Gucci and Chanel -- were reported stolen from the car parked at the curbside pickup of Michaels on John R and 14 Mile roads. You can watch the original report in the video below. View more: Oakland County news
Increased coronavirus spread reaches Warren Police Department, impacts operations
WARREN, Mich. – As Michigan experiences its second wave of coronavirus spread, frontline institutions are growing concerned -- including local police departments. Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer says 13 officers and one dispatcher are not currently working after testing positive for the virus. On Thursday, yet another Warren officer -- a lieutenant in his 40s -- tested positive for COVID and has been hospitalized. Whitmer on COVID-19: This is the moment medical experts have been dreadingOfficials say police work is still getting done with the reduced staff size, but the Warren department has had to adjust its operations to prevent further spread of coronavirus. The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Michigan has risen to 236,225 in total, including 7,811 total deaths, as of Thursday.
Warren City Hall closes temporarily due to COVID-19 spike
WARREN, Mich. – A rise in COVID-19 cases among city hall employees has led to the temporary closure of Warren City Hall. According to city officials Sunday, a department administrator is currently on a ventilator and sedated until his oxygen levels go up. City officials said Warren Police Department and District Court also have experienced significant spikes. All city employees will be tested and the court, city hall and police department will be disinfected. It is currently unknown when Warren City Hall will reopen.
Police arrest gunman after standoff in Warren
WARREN, Mich. – Police arrested an armed man at the end of a standoff in Warren. Warren Police Department’s Special Response team responded to a home near Toepfer and Hoover roads. Police said the standoff started after an argument between a couple at about 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Police said that at some point, the man fired four shots. Police negotiated with the man and eventually took him into custody.
West Bloomfield home raided in connection with Warren, Detroit triple-homicide
WARREN, Mich. – A house in West Bloomfield was raided by police Friday morning in connection with a triple-homicide between Detroit and Warren. Officers were at the house to notify Rimson that her boyfriend, Tai’raz’s father, had been found dead in a burning car on Detroit’s west side. Warren police Commissioner Bill Dwyer confirmed Tai’raz and Rimson were led down to the basement of the home. Dwyer has called the crime “evil” and “senseless.”Warren police showed up at the West Bloomfield home -- located on Margate Lane -- shortly after 7 a.m. Friday. This murder investigation has the attention of Detroit, Warren and West Bloomfield police departments and the FBI.
Person of interest being questioned in Warren double murder case, sources say
WARREN, Mich. – A person of interest has been brought in for questioning in connection with the Warren double murder case, sources told Local 4. The person of interest is being questioned, but is not under arrest at this time, sources said. She had a daughter.”Detroit rapper Trick Trick put up $6,000 in reward money to help catch the killers. “Trick Trick -- he can’t do it by himself,” Smith said. Double murder linked to Detroit car fireThe body of Tai’rez’s father had been found 11 miles away inside a burning car on Detroit’s east side, police said.
Mother of Warren double murder victim desperate for answers
WARREN, Mich. – The mother of a victim involved in a double murder in Warren is desperate for answers about why her daughter was killed. Warren and Detroit police departments, as well as the FBI, are teaming up to investigate the murders of a 28-year-old woman and a 6-year-old boy. “Trick Trick -- he can’t do it by himself,” Smith said. Double murder linked to Detroit car fireThe body of Tai’rez’s father had been found 11 miles away inside a burning car on Detroit’s east side, police said. “The execution-style killing of a 6-year-old boy is truly evil, unthinkable and senseless, and shows no regard for life,” Dwyer said.
Warren and Detroit police team up with FBI to investigate murder involving 6-year-old boy
WARREN, Mich. – Warren and Detroit police departments, as well as the FBI, are teaming up to investigate the murders of a woman and a 6-year-old linked to a body found in a burning car in Detroit. Warren police are calling on the FBI to investigate the double murder of a woman and a 6-year-old boy that was linked to a body found in a burning car in Detroit. Tai’raz Moore (WDIV)Warren police Commissioner Bill Dwyer confirmed Tai’raz was led down to the basement of the home with his father’s girlfriend. That’s when Warren police discovered the bodies of Tai’rez and the father’s girlfriend, according to officials. “The execution-style killing of a 6-year-old boy is truly evil, unthinkable and senseless, and shows no regard for life,” Dwyer said.
Warren police share disturbing details about murders of woman, 6-year-old linked to Detroit car fire
WARREN, Mich. – Police revealed disturbing details about the murder of a 6-year-old boy and his father’s girlfriend inside a Warren home after the father’s body was found inside a burning car in Detroit. Officials said Tai’raz Moore and his father’s girlfriend were found dead Thursday morning at a home on Oits Avenue near Nine Mile and Dequindre roads in Warren. Tai’raz Moore (WDIV)Warren police Commissioner Bill Dwyer spoke about the case Friday, saying he wants federal officials to get involved. That’s when Warren police discovered the bodies of Tai’rez and the father’s girlfriend, according to officials. “The execution-style killing of a 6-year-old boy is truly evil, unthinkable and senseless, and shows no regard for life,” Dwyer said.
‘Truly evil, unthinkable and senseless’ -- Warren police commissioner speaks out on the murders of 6-year-old boy, woman
‘Truly evil, unthinkable and senseless’ -- Warren police commissioner speaks out on the murders of 6-year-old boy, womanPublished: October 2, 2020, 12:16 pmPolice in Warren held a press conference Friday after authorities found a woman and a boy dead Thursday morning while trying to notify the family of a man whose body was discovered in a burning car.
Deaths of woman, 6-year-old boy in Warren linked to body found in burning car in Detroit
WARREN, Mich. – Police have linked the deaths of a woman and a 6-year-old boy in Warren to a body that was found in a burning car in Detroit. Officers found the Warren victims before 11 a.m. Thursday inside a home on Otis Avenue near Nine Mile and Dequindre roads. Police said a 6-year-old boy named Tairaz was shot and killed. His body was found inside the Warren home, along with the body of his father’s girlfriend, according to authorities. When the man was identified, Warren police were going to notify his family when they discovered the bodies inside the home.
Woman, boy found dead in Warren during investigation of body burned in Detroit car fire
WARREN, Mich. – Police found a woman and a boy dead inside a Warren home while trying to notify the family of a man whose body was discovered in a burning car in Detroit. Warren police officers responding to a scene at Dequindre Road and Otis Avenue on Oct. 1, 2020. (WDIV)During the course of the investigation, officials identified the body -- a Warren man. Warren officers went to the home before 11 a.m. Thursday in the area of Dequindre Road and Otis Avenue, police said. There was no answer at the home, but Warren police found the bodies of a woman and a body inside, according to authorities.
Police investigate possible double murder at Warren home
WARREN, Mich. – Police are investigating a possible double murder inside a Warren home, Local 4 has learned. Warren police officers responding to a scene at Dequindre Road and Otis Avenue on Oct. 1, 2020. When Warren officers arrived, they discovered what appeared to be a double homicide. They’re waiting for official word from investigators. Warren police Commissioner Bill Dwyer was also at the scene.
Driver leads Warren police on chase, speeding to 100 miles per hour
WARREN, Mich. – Two people were arrested in Warren after a traffic stop turned into a police chase. Warren police were attempting to stop the vehicle on Van Dyke Avenue near Civic Center Drive. The driver then does a donut in the middle of the road and nearly slams into the squad car. The vehicle weaved in and out of traffic, reaching 100 miles per hour, traveling south on Van Dyke. Warren police have two people in custody, including one individual who police said is a felon in possession of a firearm.
$3,000 reward offered for information in racially motivated attack on Warren veterans
WARREN, Mich. – Police are offering a $3,000 reward to help find who is responsible for a hate crime committed in Warren. The Warren Police Department released surveillance video of a man outside the home holding a gun. The house, owned by two Black veterans, was shot up Thursday night and Monday night. They are veterans," Dwyer said. “This is a hate crime.”UPDATE: FBI to launch federal hate crime investigation on attack on Warren familyAnyone with information is urged to contact the Warren Police Department at 586-574-4877.
Warren police operation seizes 75 guns, $107,000 in drug money
WARREN, Mich. – Police in Warren responded to a recent uptick in crime with Operation SNAG, which helped get guns, drugs and criminals off the streets. City officials held a press conference Thursday to discuss SNAG, which stands for Saving Neighborhoods Against Guns. It includes a police task force getting deep into areas where there have been shootings and armed robberies. Police said more than two dozen guns seized are at a crime lab being tested. Warren mayor Jim Fouts commended the Warren Police Department for Operation SNAG and said the task force saved lives.
Driver faces felony charges in crash that killed 10-year-old girl in Warren
WARREN, Mich. – Felony charges have been filed in connection with a crash in Warren that killed a 10-year-old girl. The crash happened at the intersection of of 10 Mile Road and Ryan on July 25. Police said the driver ran a red light. READ: ‘I’m hurting so bad’: Vigil held for 10-year-old girl killed in Warren crashThe child, 10-year-old Gianna, GiGi for short, was killed. Police said the backhoe on the back of Otto’s truck fell on top of the car GiGi was in.
Warren residents create barricade to trap 20-year-old woman driving drunk, police say
WARREN, Mich. A group of Warren residents took matters into their own hands when they saw a 20-year-old woman allegedly driving drunk in their neighborhood, creating their own barricade to trap her and lead to her arrest, according to authorities. Warren police cruiser video showed officers arresting Lillian Valente, 20, of Sterling Heights, in Warrens St. Anne neighborhood. Warren Lt. David Kriss said Valente had a blood alcohol content of 0.2, or twice the legal limit. We just see out of a corner and zoom, a car flew by, resident Melissa Gordon said. Police said Valente got out of the car stumbling and was immediately arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.
Siblings of 10-year-old killed in Warren shooting speak out
WARREN, Mich. – Local 4 is still waiting for the arraignment of a 15-year-old involved, but we’re told that will happen by Commissioner Bill Dwyer of the Warren Police Department. In the mean time, the victims siblings are having an awful time mourning the life of this little boy. Hours later and the pain of losing a sibling is still still fresh for sister and brother Carnajah and Cardell. Their brother, 10-year-old Orran Baugh, sometimes known as OJ, died after being shot in the chest in an apartment shooting that remains under investigation. We’re told Orran was a rising 5th grader.
Teen arrested after 10-year-old fatally shot at Warren apartment complex
WARREN, Mich. – A 15-year-old boy from Detroit is in custody after a 10-year-old boy was fatally shot in Warren. 10-year-old Orran Baugh was killed in the shooting. Orran Baugh was shot and killed Wednesday in WarrenPolice said the shooting happened around 1:05 p.m. at the Warren Manor Apartments in the 21500 block of Dequindre Road. READ: 15-year-old in police custody after 10-year-old shot, killed at Warren apartment complexPolice said there were 10 children in the apartment at the time. The family of 10-year-old Orran Baugh has setup a GoFundMe to help pay for his funeral.
10-year-old boy shot in chest in Warren dies
WARREN, Mich. – A 10-year-old boy died after being shot in the chest on Wednesday afternoon, police say. According to authorities at around 1:05 p.m. the child was shot at the Warren Manor Apartments in the 21500 block of Dequindre Road. The boy died at 2:22 p.m. after being transported to a children’s hospital, officials said. Police say a 10-year-old boy was shot in the chest in Warren on July 22, 2020. A photo of the scene at the Warren Manor Apartments.
Police investigate 10-year-old shot, killed at Warren apartment complex
WARREN, Mich. Warren Police are investigating the death of 10-year-old who died after being shot in the chest. ORIGINAL STORY: 10-year-old boy shot in chest in Warren diesWilkerson is still trying to come to terms with the death of 10-year-old he says was shot and killed across the hall at the Warren Manor Apartment Complex on DeQuindre Drive. All thats being investigated by Warren Police who brought in eight people in for questioning -- seven of them juveniles. Although theres plenty more to uncover, Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer says an accidental self-shooting has been ruled out. But I Can tell you this, that it wasnt an accidental shooting from the victim to himself, said Commissioner Dwyer.
Delivery driver involved in controversial arrest in Warren now facing 2 misdemeanor charges
WARREN, Mich. An Amazon delivery driver whose arrest in Warren sparked controversy is now facing criminal charges. READ: I was terrified -- Amazon driver speaks out after rough arrest in WarrenWarren Commissioner Bill Dwyer said the incident could have been avoided. Originally, Macomb County Prosecutor denied charging Jaylen Bond with resisting arrest. We find this extremely puzzling due to the fact that the same facts were reviewed on June 11, 2020 and the Macomb County Prosecutors Office did not authorized any charges. Bond and/or brand him a criminal.
County sheriff: White Warren police officer did not violate laws during arrest of Black Amazon driver
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. – The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office determined that a Warren police officer did not violate any laws or policies during their arrest of an Amazon delivery driver in June. Police say the White officer approached the Black Amazon driver and requested the driver’s license 10 times, which the driver did not comply with. The Warren officer involved was placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation led by the county sheriff’s office. The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that the Warren police officer did not violate any Michigan criminal laws, nor did they violate any of the city police department’s policies. A full explanation of the county sheriff’s office’s decision can be found in a tweet below.
Standoff with Warren police ends peacefully
A four-hour standoff between police and a gunman ended peacefully Saturday in Warren. According to authorities, it happened at a home in the area of Sherwood Avenue and Nine Mile Road. Police said they were responding to reports of shots being fired at about 9 a.m. and two people barricaded themselves inside the home until 1 p.m.Warren police said the two people were taken into custody without incident.