Week of 9.25.17

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Ted Lindsay Celebrity Golf Outing

The 175 golfers who participated in the Ted Lindsay Foundation Celebrity Golf Outing at the Detroit Golf Club were joined by another 115 for cocktails, a silent auction ($14,000) and dinner following play. The program that followed Fr. Donald Worthy’s tribute to the memory of Joanne Lindsay and Dr. Jack Finley was emceed with good humor by Mickey Redmond and Ken Daniels. It had highlights. Austin, TX researcher Laura Hewitson, PhD. reported promise of early blood biomarkers for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
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oakland confidential

September 2017

CRACK IN THE DIKE : Appears staunch Republican Congressman David Trott (Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Troy), in his second term representing Michigan’s 11th District, isn’t still feeling the love for President Donald Trump . Politico reported that Trott shocked the room at a private meeting in late July when he voiced what many other Republicans were thinking, that the president had ...more»
public safety birmingham/bloomfield

Employee charged with embezzlement

A Pontiac man accused of stealing from the Bloomfield Township department store where he worked has been charged with embezzlement, police said....more>

Lockbox stolen with key inside

A home under construction in Bloomfield Township had a lockbox with a key to the house inside it stolen on Thursday, September 7....more>

Unusual metal detector heisted

Workers with the Oakland County Water Resources Commission, working in Bloomfield Hills on Wednesday, September 6, reported to police that someone stole a metal detector from their vehicle....more>

Candy, petty cash taken in break-in

Staff who arrived at their Bloomfield Township office on the morning of Tuesday, August 22, discovered the office had been broken into, with surveillance video on the building determining it occurred between 8:28 and 8:41 a.m., and a warrant was put out for the thief's arrest....more>

Detroit woman charged in counterfeit scam

A Detroit woman was charged on Friday, September 15, in connection with an alleged counterfeit scam days earlier that swindled a person out of $3,800 in the sale of a vehicle in Bloomfield Township....more>

Wallet stolen off woman's desk

A woman working in a Birmingham office reported to police that her wallet was stolen from her desk on Friday, September 1....more>

Bull dog attacks golden retriever

A Birmingham woman was walking her golden retriever on Thursday, August 24, when her neighbor's dog charged at them and latched onto the golden retriever's neck....more>

Pontiac man charged with liquor theft

A Pontiac man accused of trying to steal liquor from two Bloomfield Township stores was arraigned on Tuesday, September 19, on multiple warrants for retail fraud....more>

Boxes of perfume stolen from store

Employees at the Bloomfield Township Ulta Beauty Store reported that a man stole approximately $1,000 worth of perfume on Wednesday, August 30....more>

TVs stolen from house under construction

A new home under construction in Birmingham had TVs and a sound bar speaker stolen on Sunday, August 27....more>

Kayak stolen from Bloomfield Hills home

A kayak stored outdoors at a Bloomfield Hills home was stolen sometime between Sunday, August 27, and Monday, August 28, the homeowners told Bloomfield Hills public safety officers....more>

Lowe's thief wanted in other thefts

A man who stole an air purifier from the Bloomfield Township Lowe's on July 17 ended up being wanted for almost $3,000 worth of other thefts from the same Lowe's....more>
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