The owner of Legacy Jewelry reported to Birmingham police that a man stole a woman's bracelet from the store around 3 p.m. Thursday, May 17.
When officers arrived, Neal Blaz, the owner of Legacy Jewelry, 700 N. Old Woodward, reported that a black male with a full beard, a gold “grill” on the top row of his teeth with diamonds in it, approximately 20 to 30 years old, and between 150 to 160 pounds, had stolen a women's bracelet from the jewelry store. He was wearing a Dallas
A text message alert from her bank notified a Bloomfield Township woman that someone had stolen $13,500 from her bank account at three different branches.
On Saturday, May 5, a Bloomfield Township resident reported to Bloomfield Township police that she received a text message alert from her bank that she had a low balance. After doing an investigation, she discovered that a total of $13,500 had been fraudulently withdrawn from her account at three different bank branches.
A woman reported that her wallet was stolen from her cart at the Birmingham Whole Foods on Wednesday, May 16.
The woman reported that she had placed her purse in her shopping cart while she was shopping at Whole Foods, 2100 E. Maple Avenue, and believes that someone stole her wallet from her purse while she was distracted.
Birmingham police report there are no suspects or witnesses.
A man walked out of the Bloomfield Township Lowe's store with a chainsaw in his arms on Friday, April 27.
A cashier at the Lowe's store, 1801 S. Telegraph Road, observed a man approaching the exit door with a 16-inch Husqvarna chainsaw in his arms. She told police that when she asked him if he needed any assistance, he stated no, and left the store without paying.
The chainsaw is valued at $270.
Bloomfield Township police are investigating.
A science experiment by a Rochester Hills school teacher that resulted in the discovery of high levels of mercury led school officials on Tuesday, May 22 to cancel classes at two schools in the Rochester Community Schools District.
Van Hoosen Middle School, 1339 Adams Rd., and Rochester Adams High School, 3200 W. Tienken Rd., were closed due to water quality concerns.
Rochester Community Schools Superintendent Robert Shaner said in a Monday, May 21 statement to parents th
More than $6 million in purchase agreements for construction and engineering services for the reconstruction of Hamlin Road between Old Adams Road and the western border of the city was approved by Rochester Hills City Council members on Monday, May 22.
Dubbed the Hamlin Road Rehabilitation Project, the project is set to begin in June and open to traffic in late August, with a completion date in late October of 2018. The work includes drainage adjustments and reconstruction
Rochester Principal Shopping District President Alan Smith was welcomed by Rochester City Council members on Monday, May 14, as the new executive director of the Rochester Community House.
Smith is replacing longtime director Mary Lee Kowalczyk, who announced her retirement this year, after more than 42 years as executive director. Kowalczyk was recognized by city council members and a representative for U.S. Congressman Mike Bishop (R-Rochester), who had previously read a
The Greater Rochester Memorial Day Committee is hosting two programs on Memorial Day, May 28, at the Mt. Avon Cemetery and Veteran Memorial Pointe.
Observed on the last Monday in May, Memorial Day is the nation's day to honor the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. Military. The first program will be held at 9 a.m. at Mt. Avon Cemetery, at 2nd and Wilcox Street, while a second program will start at 10:30 a.m. at Veteran Memorial Pointe, 1015 S. Livernois.
Rochester Hills City Council on Monday, May 21, unanimously approved increasing monthly water and sewer rates by about 2.8 percent for the average residential water and sewer customer.
Rochester Hills Chief Financial Officer Joe Snyder said the city's water and sewer technical review committee met and discussed several rate scenarios for water and sewer rates based on rate change notifications received by water and sewer service providers.
Snyder said the committee employ
The Rochester Police Department on Saturday, June 2, will host a community open house and bicycle safety rodeo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the police station, 400 Sixth Street, in Rochester.
"This is a great opportunity for the community to see their police department," Rochester Police Chief Steve Schettenhelm said. "The bike safety rodeo offers kids the chance to make sure their bikes are safe, their helmets fit properly and learn some safety tips on our rodeo course.”