Monday, March 25, 2013
Macomb County seniors will be able to dispose of medication, and have documents shred, April 11 at Freedom Hill.
Seniors in Macomb County will have an opportunity April 11 to dispose of unwanted medication, and have personal documents shred for free, at Freedom Hill in Sterling Heights. Macomb County Senior Citizen Services and mobile shredding company, Absolute Shreds, will shred unwanted personal documents. Additionally, Health Department officials and a deputy from the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office assist seniors with the disposal of unwanted medications. Pills must be removed from bottles and placed in a plastic bag, according to Macomb County. Narcotic painkillers and stimulants will be accepted, but must be placed in a separate plastic bag, officials added. Macomb County seniors 60 years old and older can participate in this program from 9 a.…
Monday, March 18, 2013
The Macomb County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for the next Law Enforcement Academy for Seniors.
The Macomb County Sheriff's Office is accepting registrations the next Law Enforcement Academy for Seniors. The five-week series of classes allows seniors to learn about the operations of the Macomb County Sheriff's Office and its different divisions. Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham is presenting academy with the with the assistance of the Macomb County Senior Citizen Services Department. Topics that will be covered include: dispatch, courts, K-9 Unit, Detective Bureau, evidence technician, Youth Bureau, gun range, Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.), County of Macomb Enforcement Team (C.O.M.E.T.), Macomb Area Computer Enforcement unit (M.A.C.E.), Macomb Auto Theft Squad (M.A.T.S.), Traffic, Marine Division, Dive Team and …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Two men who wanted in a string of break-ins in Ohio, and arrested Thursday in Macomb County, are awaiting extradition. One of the suspects who led police on a chase has been arraigned.
One of the suspects wanted in a string robberies in Ohio, who fled to Macomb County, was arraigned Friday on car theft and fleeing from police charges. Robert Hamman was one of two men who were wanted in Ohio for a string of home invasions and were located Thursday in Macomb County. As officers searched for the men, a pick-up was reported stolen from Labelle Electric Company in Macomb Township. Using a GPS tracking system, parking lot video security system and traffic cameras, officers were able to locate the Dodge Ram pickup truck on westbound I-94 driven by Robert Hamman. Macomb County Sheriff's deputies and the St. Clair Shores police stopped the vehicle near 9 Mile. Hamman, 43, of Willard, Ohio, was arrested and charged with a unlawful…
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The following information was supplied by the Macomb County Sheriff's Office. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
St. Clair Shores police assisted the Macomb Sheriff’s Office in arresting one of two men who were involved in home invasions in Ohio and was found in Michigan. Investigators in Macomb recently received a call from authorities in Huron County, Ohio, who were investigating "a rash" of home invasions, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office. Detectives in Ohio were able to develop information that the suspects were now in the Mount Clemens area. Working with detectives from Ohio, Macomb County officials located the suspects' vehicle Thursday in the parking lot of the Victory Inn in Mount Clemens, but the men had fled the hotel before the arrival of law enforcement personnel. As they searched for the men, a pick-up was reported stolen…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Three L'Anse Creuse Schools were closed Tuesday after a report of a suspicious person in L'Anse Creuse High School.
Classes were canceled Tuesday morning at three L'Anse Creuse after a person in military gear was seen in L'Anse Creuse High School, according to a report by WJBK-TV. L'Anse Creuse High School, L'Anse Creuse Middle School-Central and Graham Elementary were all closed as the Macomb County Sheriff's Office investigated the report. High school students en route to the school via bus transported to a “safe location” until the decision was made to close the school, according to Kelly Allen, director for Public and Community Relations. Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham told the television station that the man was a 21-year-old former student and airman at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. Wickersham stated in the report that the former …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Information was supplied by the St. Clair Shores Police Department and Macomb County Sheriff's Office, where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Traffic stop leads to arrests Macomb County Sheriff's deputies stopped a vehicle just after midnight Feb. 28 on Harper at Masonic. According to a police report, deputies observed open beer cans on the passenger floorboard and smelled intoxicants on the breath of the three men in the car. When the driver was patted down, deputies discovered drug paraphernalia. They also found an open pill bottle containing four white pills, later determined to be hydrocodone, in the car. According to investigators, the driver, a 19 year-old St. Clair Shores man was arrested for possession of analogues/open intoxicants in a motor vehicle. The front seat passenger, 19 year-old Fraser man, was arrested for minor in possession/open intoxicants. The backseat …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Macomb County residents can dispose of old paper documents and correspondence at the "Shred-it-Day" event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office will hold a free “Shred-it-Day” event on March 5 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Freedom Hill in Sterling Heights. Macomb County residents can discard up to four boxes full of paper documents and correspondence, including tax returns, credit card statements and bills. Residents are asked to enter Freedom Hill from the eastbound Metro Parkway entrance to allow for efficient traffic flow. Metal, plastic or other objects will not be accepted, and no paper documents will be accepted from businesses. The “Shred-it-Day” event is part of National Consumer Protection Week from March 3-9, in which groups help consumers protect their privacy and avoid identity theft.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
St. Clair Shores police and a K9 unit from the Macomb County Sheriff's Department located a 76-year-old St. Clair Shores woman who wandered from her daughter's house, according to reports.
A 76-year-old woman suffering from dementia who wandered away from her daughter's St. Clair Shores home was discovered a few blocks away by a police tracking dog, according to a report on WXYZ-TV. St. Clair Shores police were reportedly contacted after Rose Marie Hauler reportedly wandered from her daughter's house. Police contacted the Macomb County Sheriff's Department for a K9 tracking dog. The dog was able to locate Hauler in a nearby yard. She is reportedly recovering in a local hospital.
Monday, January 28, 2013
The Macomb County Sheriff's Office is asking the community to help identify three men accused of robbing a Speedway Gas Station in Harrison Township early Monday morning.
The Macomb County Sheriff's Office is searching for three men accused of robbing a Harrison Township gas station and assaulting the clerk early Monday morning. The robbery took place around 1:19 a.m. at the Speedway Gas Station at 36475 Jefferson Ave. Surveillance video obtained by the sheriff's office shows three black males entering the store and approaching the clerk. The sheriff reports that one of the men pulled out a handgun, hit the clerk in the head and threatened to shoot him. The suspects tied the clerk’s hands and feet with zip ties before taking several cartons of cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash. The men fled the store in what the sheriff's office describes as a black SUV-type vehicle. Anyone with information on …
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The two reserve deputies will represent the Macomb County Sheriff's Office during the 2013 ceremonies in Washington, D.C.
Two Macomb County Sheriff's Mounted Division reserve deputies will participate in the 2013 Presidential Inaugural Parade this month in Washington, D.C., according to Sheriff Anthony Wickersham. As part of the Multi-Jurisdictional Police Drill Team, Reserve Deputies Paula Keena and Anita Schmidt will represent the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Jan. 21, joining the parade and witnessing the presidential swearing-in ceremony and inaugural address. "Of the 2800 applications submitted, The Michigan Multi-Jurisdictional Mounted Police Drill Team was one of two groups from the State of Michigan selected to participate in this prestigious event," according to the Sheriff's Office. "This unit also represented the State of Michigan at the 2009 …