Semi-trailer containing $300K of TVs stolen in Monroe County
MONROE COUNTY, MI - An unknown larcenist stole a semi-trailer containing $300,000 worth of televisions Friday in Monroe County, according to Michigan State Police. Troopers responded to reports of the larceny to the Pilot Travel Center, 6158 U.S. 223 in Whiteford Township about 15 miles northwest of Toledo, at around 6:10 p.m., Sept. 17, police said. The semi-truck driver told troopers he had parked the trailer at the travel center at 4 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, police said. The semi-trailer is a white Manac 53-inch box trailer, police said, with Charger Logistics logos and an Ontario license plate of T58 26Z. Anyone with information on the larceny or whereabouts of the semi-trailer is asked to call Trooper Ben Lambrix of the MSP Monroe Post at 734-242-3500.mlive.com
Woman killed in crash on US-23
MONROE COUNTY, MI – A woman was killed Sunday night in a crash on US-23 in Monroe County, police say. Police and rescue crews were called at 10:36 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, to southbound US-23 near Rauch Road in Whiteford Township for a reported two-vehicle crash, according to the Michigan State Police. An occupant of the Trax, a 19-year-old Ottawa Lake woman, suffered significant injuries in the crash and was taken to ProMedica Toledo Hospital in Ohio for emergency medical treatment, police said. Despite lifesaving efforts, the woman succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said. The Summerfield Township Fire Department, Whiteford Township Fire Department, Bedford Township Fire Department and Monroe Community Ambulance assisted at the scene.mlive.com
33-year-old critically injured in crash on U.S. 23 in Monroe County
MONROE COUNTY, MI -- A 33-year-old Toledo woman was injured Tuesday in a crash in Monroe County’s in Whiteford Township, police said. The crash occurred at 10:50 p.m. March 2 when the woman, who was driving a Chevrolet Impala north on U.S. 23, went off the highway north of Sterns Road and into the median, striking a traffic barrier over the Ottawa Lake Outlet., according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s office. The vehicle crashed through the barrier and fell 24 feet into the water, police said. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call 734-240-7756. Foul play suspected in death of man found inside burning car in Washtenaw County, police sayFugitive team apprehends armed man wanted for Jackson County shootingYpsilanti man pleads guilty to embezzling $140,000 from elderly manmlive.com
Toledo woman crashes through traffic barrier, plummets 24 feet into Monroe County water outlet
WHITEFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A Toledo woman is seriously injured after she crashed her car through a traffic barrier and plummeted 24 feet into a Monroe County water outlet, deputies said. Officials said the 33-year-old woman was driving a blue Chevrolet Impala around 10:50 p.m. Tuesday (March 2) on northbound US 23. At some point when she was north of Sterns Road in Whiteford Township, the woman drove off the roadway to the west and into the median, police said. The Impala continued north and crashed into a traffic barrier over the Ottawa Lake Outlet, according to authorities. The car went through the barrier and plummeted 24 feet into the water outlet, deputies said.
Man, 33, dies in Whiteford Township car crash after driving backwards on US-23
WHITEFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 33-year-old Ypsilanti man died due to a vehicle crash on US-23 Thursday evening. According to authorities, at about 6:50 p.m. Thursday, the Ypsilanti man was driving a black 2008 Hyundai Tiburon northbound on US-23 in Whiteford Township when he pulled over onto the right shoulder for unknown reasons. Shortly after, the man reportedly began traveling in reverse on the shoulder and as he reentered the freeway, driving backwards in the far right lane. As the Ypsilanti man reentered the freeway, his Hyundai was struck by a 52-year-old Adrian man driving a Ford Expedition who was unable to stop while traveling northbound on US-23. The 33-year-old man driving the Hyundai was pronounced dead at the scene due to injuries sustained in the crash.
Body identified as Toledo man
A body that was found Tuesday afternoon on private property in Whiteford Township has been identified, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reports. A body that was found Tuesday afternoon on private property in Whiteford Township has been identified, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reports. The man is Brandon A. Rogers, 36, of Toledo. His body was found within a fenced area on West Erie Road. The death remains under investigation by Detective Hooper of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau; the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s office is doing an autopsy.monroenews.com
Man's body found in Whiteford Twp., deputies investigating
A man's body was found outside along West Erie Road in Whiteford Township, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office reports. A man’s body was found outside this afternoon in Whiteford Township, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office reports. Deputies were sent to private property in the 4300 block of West Erie Road about 2:30 p.m. on a report of a deceased man located within a fenced area. The body was taken to the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. Anyone with information about the investigation is asked to contact the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at 734-240-7530.monroenews.com
Whiteford voters head to polls
On Nov. 3, Whiteford Township residents will vote to elect leaders for the township. On Nov. 3, Whiteford Township residents will vote to elect leaders for the township. Public offices held: Whiteford Township Planning Commission; Whiteford Township supervisor (current). Memberships: Ottawa Lake Fire Department, Whiteford Recreation Club, Whiteford Community Association. Public offices held: Whiteford Township treasurer; Whiteford Agricultural Schools board.monroenews.com
Michigan General Election Results for Whiteford Township on Nov. 3, 2020
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Roads in Bedford, Whiteford to be upgraded
Three roads in Bedford Township and two roads in Whiteford Township will be improved this week, the Monroe County Road Commission has announced. Three roads in Bedford Township and two roads in Whiteford Township will be improved this week, the Monroe County Road Commission has announced. – Buck Pavement Restoration is tentatively scheduled to do an over-band crack fill on Douglas from Sterns Rd. -- Buck Pavement Restoration is scheduled to do over-band crack fill on Sterns from Whiteford Center Rd. Whiteford Rd.monroenews.com
Update on paving along N. Dixie
A Michigan contractor is tentatively scheduled to resurface N. Dixie Hwy. from Detroit Ave. to just east of I-75 in Frenchtown Township this coming week, the Monroe County Road Commission has announced. The tentative schedule consists of milling and paving N. Dixie. During construction, one lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction on N. Dixie with traffic regulators directing traffic at the signalized intersections, Bagnall said. Whiteford Rd.monroenews.com
64-year-old woman struck, killed by moving car while walking in the street in Whiteford Township
WHITEFORD TOWNSHIP, Mich. A 64-year-old woman was struck and killed by a moving vehicle in Whiteford Township on Wednesday, police say. The Monroe County Sheriffs Office says the woman, from Long Beach, New York, was walking south in the southbound travel lane on Clark Road south of Yankee Road around 4 a.m. when she was struck by a blue 2016 Ford F-150 also traveling southbound. Officials say the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say it is unclear why the woman was walking in the road. Anyone with information can contact the Monroe County Sheriffs Office at 734-240-7557.
Combine snags wires, causes power outage
The accident happened Saturday afternoon in Whiteford Township. WHITEFORD TOWNSHIP Electricity and cable television service was interrupted in Whiteford Township Saturday afternoon when a Blissfield man driving a combine accidentally pulled down wires while harvesting grain. east of Whiteford Rd. A crew from Consumers Energy arrived and removed the wires from the road. Whiteford Township volunteer firefighters assisted at the scene.monroenews.com
Whiteford Twp. fire, road levies pass
Supervisor Walter Ruhl said township residents have supported both efforts in the past. Voters in Whiteford Township easily approved two renewal levies on the ballot Tuesday for road maintenance and fire protection. Supervisor Walter Ruhl said residents have always supported both millage proposals in the past. A request to renew an increase to a 1- mill levy for local road maintenance and improvements another five years passed 192-60. This past year, the township was able to upgrade Whiteford Center Rd., a major north-south artery.monroenews.com