Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Two men St. Clair Shores police believe are responsible for robbing an 85-year-old woman a parking lot were arrested Monday night after a multi-city pursuit spanning Grosse Pointe Shores to Grosse Pointe Park.
Grosse Pointe Shores, Park, Farms and City police officers assisted Monday night in a pursuit down Lake Shore Road that ended with the arrest of two men believed to be responsible for robbing an 85-year-old woman in the parking lot of a St. Clair Shores Kroger. The pursuit was not particularly fast but rather at a reasonable speed, Shores Det. Sgt. Scott Rohr said. The public safety risk was that the driver of the car repeatedly drove off the roadway onto lawns and sidewalks to avoid being caught by police, he said. It all started shortly before 7 p.m. when St. Clair Shores police issued a radio call to area departments alerting them to a robbery at the Kroger on 9 Mile and Greater Mack Avenue. St. Clair Shores police shared information …
Friday, February 22, 2013
The following information is gathered from the St. Clair Shores Police Department. Arrests do not indicate conviction.
St. Clair Shores police are investigating two burglaries--one residential and one at a business. In the first case, officers were called to Uncle Ed's Oil Shoppe, 28820 Harper Ave., by a burglar alarm about 9 a.m. Feb. 17. The burglary happened between 6:45 p.m. Feb. 16 to 9 a.m. Feb. 17. Responding officers found a window smashed out and then called the business contact person, who confirmed that cash was stolen from the register. The window had been smashed from the outside as all of the glass was inside the business, according to a report. In the second case, a resident reported the burglary of his garage in the 22300 block of Gaukler Street Feb. 15. The homeowner reported leaving his house about 10 a.m. Feb. 15 and returning about 4 p.…
Friday, April 6, 2012
The following information is gathered from the St. Clair Shores police department. Arrests do not indicate conviction.
St. Clair Shores police arrested a 22-year-old Warren man shortly before midnight on March 31 for prescription fraud. Officers were called to Walgreens, 21211 Harper Ave., by a pharmacist reporting he had a person who was trying to fill a fraudulent prescription. Officers found the man upon responding and detained him. An interview with the pharmacist revealed he had received the exact same prescription from another person earlier in the week. In addition, the doctor who allegedly wrote the prescription no longer practices medicine but a prescription pad had been stolen from the office. The man who filled the prescription of oxycontin admitted the prescription was fraudulent and officers took the pills, prescription and other information …
St. Clair Shores police are working on a lead in a series of property damage reports that involve spray-paint on cars.
Nearly a dozen vehicles in St. Clair Shores have been damaged with spray paint in the last several days, including one that had a racial slur written on it, and St. Clair Shores police believe the crimes are all related. Lt. Tim Keelan said the one case involving a racial slur is not believed to be racially motivated and was likely done by kids who were on spring break this last week. Investigators are tracking down a lead that came through Friday. Reports of spray-paint damage to vehicles began being filed April 2. In most cases, the owners discovered the damage when they went outside to get into their cars in the mornings. The first report involved a car in which the letter KJBD were painted on April 2. Later the same day, officers found…
Friday, February 3, 2012
St. Clair Shores officials administered the oath of office Thursday to eight officers who were promoted to a new rank. This was the largest promotion in the history of the police department.
St. Clair Shores welcomed the newest members of the command staff for the St. Clair Shores Police Department during a promotion ceremony Thursday in City Hall. Officers who were promoted:
Friday, October 28, 2011
Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham talks budget constraints, the need for a new jail and his hopes for expanding his office's presence in northern Macomb County.
The budget may be a little leaner next year, but Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham is actually hoping to expand his office’s operations and services in 2012-13. Wickersham, who spoke to the Macomb County Democratic Committee on the “State of the Sheriff” Oct. 26, touched on cuts to the 2012-13 budget, the continued need for a new jail and possibly expanding the sheriff’s presence in northern Macomb County in the new year. Budget “A lot of people talk about doing more with less,” Wickersham said. “I try to provide effective and efficient service with less personnel. The need is still out there, but we’re going to do our job the best we can with less resources. The goal is to make it work.” Wickersham would not cite specific cuts …