Police: Suspected burglars shoot at officers, chased through Wayne County
INKSTER, Mich. – A dangerous chain of events played out Sunday across several cities in Wayne County. Officers from several police departments, including Michigan State Police, are involved in the investigation. The Dodge escaped westbound on Michigan Avenue, where they were pursued by Wayne police officers. Police said Wayne officers were shot at during the pursuit, which was taken over by Michigan State Police once the suspects reached I-94. Police are looking for suspected gunmen who reportedly tried to run Inkster police officers over before a pursuit across Wayne County on Dec. 27, 2020.
Former City of Wayne councilman charged in plot to plant gun, drugs in city employee’s vehicle
WAYNE, Mich. – Former City of Wayne Councilman Christopher James Sanders, 51, is charged in his connection with planting a starter pistol and fake drugs in a city employee’s vehicle. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office said Sanders paid Jimmie Lee Chandler to break into the city employee’s vehicle and plant a starter pistol and fake drugs without her knowing it. The employee wasn’t stopped by police, but when she found the pistol and fake drugs in her glovebox, she called the Wayne Police Department. Both of them have been charged with false report of a felony, conspiracy to commit false report of a felony and attempted false report of a felony. Sanders received a $10,000 personal bond.
Romulus woman faces 12 felony charges after allegedly shooting at man, 5-year-old son in Wayne
WAYNE, Mich. A Romulus woman is facing 12 felony charges after allegedly shooting at a 29-year-old man and his 5-year-old son in Wayne. Police say at about 3:11 p.m. on Aug. 19, Natalie Waleed, 51, allegedly fired shots at the father and son in the 4900 block of Hannan Road. Waleed fled the scene and was later located at a hospital after being treated for injuries sustained during a separate incident, police said. Waleed was charged on Saturday with two counts of assault with intent to commit murder, two counts of assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder, two counts of felonious assault and six counts of felony firearm. She is scheduled to appear in court next on Sept. 1.
Garden City police K-9 Rudy receives donated body armor vest
GARDEN CITY, Mich. – A fundraiser helped purchase a body armor vest for Garden City’s police K-9, Rudy. The Garden City Kiwanis hosted the special fundraiser to get Rudy the vest. He was presented with his new gear Monday. RELATED: Meet Zeke, the Wayne Police Department’s new therapy dogThe dog is a staple of the city’s police department. He attends many community events and even dons a bow tie at the high school’s prom each year.
Meet Zeke, the Wayne Police Department’s new therapy dog
WAYNE, Mich. – The Wayne Police Department’s newest team member has four legs, but he isn’t a K-9 officer. The department recently got Zeke, a therapy dog. He received 24 weeks of obedience training to be qualified for the role. Therapy dogs must also undergo obedience testing, veterinarian certification and observation from trained testers in various settings, the department said. Zeke lives with Chief Ryan Strong, who paid for training, supplies, veterinarian visits and membership to the Alliance of Therapy Dogs.
Garden City police lines working again
On Sunday morning the police lines were down. GARDEN CITY, Mich. - Garden City police lines are working again. On Sunday morning the police lines were down. The Garden City Police Department advised residents to call the Wayne Police Department while repairs were being completed. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Garden City police lines down
Residents were notified that 911 is still operating and should be used for emergencies. GARDEN CITY, Mich. - Garden City police lines are down. The Garden City Police Department is advising residents to call the Wayne Police Department until repairs are completed. Residents were notified that 911 is still operating and should be used for emergencies. To contact the Wayne Police Department, call 734-721-1414 and use option number 7 for dispatch.