Claiming to be with a Bloomfield Township resident's mother, a male caller scammed a resident out of almost $2,000.
On Friday, March 13, officers went to a home in the 300 block of Kendry Drive on a fraud complaint. The victim informed them she had received a phone call from a man who claimed to be with his mother, and that he needed money because he owed several people money. The caller gave the township resident instructions to download the phone app, “Cash App,” and to u
A man from Rochester Hills was arrested at Sidecar Slider Bar in downtown Birmingham on Friday, March 13.
Birmingham police arrived at the restaurant, 280 E. Merrill Street, where the 26-year-old, who was intoxicated, had been yelling and cursing.
Police arrested him for disorderly conduct.
Two Bloomfield Township Kroger stores were hit by presumably the same thief stealing bags of chips and cases of beer on Saturday, March 14.
Bloomfield Township police officers responded to the Kroger at 3600 W. Maple at Lahser at approximately 2 p.m. for a retail fraud complaint. The manager told officers the suspect, described as a six-foot tall black male with glasses, left the store with two cases of beer and several bags of chips without paying for them.
The suspect w
At the Mobil Gas Station on E. Maple, Birmingham, a man was arrested Monday, March 9, after stealing vodka.
Employees at the station, 1065 E. Maple Road, saw the man steal vodka.
Birmingham police arrived and arrest a 51-year-old from Detroit for retail fraud.
Bloomfield Township police arrested a man after he concealed and stole a $550 putter and range finder from Carl's Golfland on Friday, March 13.
Officers watched as Matthew Brenneman, 36, of Pontiac, entered Carl's Golfland, 1976 Telegraph in Bloomfield Township, and concealed a $550 range finder. They then stopped him after he left the store. Along with the range finder, officers discovered a $429 putter concealed in the sleeve of his jacket, and they arrested him.
The 2020 St. Hugo Catholic School Auction was held at the DoubleTree Hilton in Bloomfield. The event, themed “Time to Shine,” was chaired by Sandy Orow and Tracey Jacob. Nearly 400 guests enjoyed cocktails, strolling dinner, musical entertainment and an auction. Event proceeds will go towards a long list of items including cafeteria and food enhancements, an integrated concession stand, restroom upgrades, installation of shatterproof windows, new drinking fountains, as well a
Birmingham City Commissioners unanimously approved a contract between the city of Birmingham and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) to fund the reconstruction of Maple Road between Chester and Woodward roads, along with the planned improvements at the Southfield and Maple intersection, for a cost of $7.2 million, at their meeting on Monday, March 9.
The approval for the reconstruction of Maple Road is the second phase of the city's Downtown Improvement Initiative,
Following an acceptance of a job offer and then a resignation by a West Bloomfield municipal clerk in December 2019, Birmingham City Commissioners unanimously accepted the recommendation of the city clerk selection sub-committee on Monday, March 9, to appoint Alexandria D. Bingham as city clerk designee, effective Monday, March 16.
Bingham, who is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and an accredited election official for the state of Michigan, has worked as a deputy