A Bloomfield Township resident discovered they had been the victim of identity theft and reported it at the police station on Saturday, September 19. The victim had received a phone call the night prior from an unknown subject who told him he had been a winner of the Publisher’s Clearing House Sweepstakes. In order to receive his $500,000 prize, though, the caller told him he would need to provide his credit card information, which he did, and purchase a Visa gift card for $
Bloomfield Township police responded to the Pet Supplies Plus store at 2057 S. Telegraph Road on Thursday, September 17, after employees saw a man steal a pet collar.
The store manager told officers that a white male, who the manager immediately recognized as the suspect responsible in past-unreported thefts, entered the store with a small child before stealing a multi-colored dog collar. A store employee observed the suspect remove the price tag from the item and put it in
A man reported to Birmingham police that his bike and lock were stolen on Saturday, September 19.
The bicycle – described as a tan Specialized "Fat Boy" mountain bike with large tires, which are valued at about $1,650 – had been secured with a cable style combination lock at the bike post located on the east side of the Chase Bank at 200 S. Old Woodward.
Birmingham police reported there are currently no suspects or witnesses.
A Bloomfield Township resident discovered several items had been stolen from a storage unit in the basement of her apartment building in the 400 block of N. Fox Hills Drive, and called Bloomfield Township police on the afternoon of Saturday, September 19, to report it.
The woman told officers that numerous items were gone from the locker, which had been left unlocked. Items stolen included golf clubs, tools, a dog stroller, and currency. The theft was believed to have occur
A Bloomfield Hills woman called 911 at approximately 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, September 22, saying that she had hit a pedestrian on Maple west of Coolidge in Birmingham, and police later reported the man died of his injuries.
Birmingham police dispatch report they received a 911 call from the driver, a 60-year-old female from Bloomfield Hills, who stated she had hit a person while driving westbound on Maple. The driver told officers she passed through the intersection of Maple an
The Birmingham City Commission unanimously approved on Monday, September 14, requesting Nelson Nygaard, a mobility consulting firm which has done previous parking work for the city, to amend their September 2018 Downtown Parking Plan to study alternate management structures and best practices for managing parking systems and present the city commission a report with recommendations.
City commissioners Clinton Baller and Brad Host, in a motion on August 10, had requested ci
After 64 years of legal representation for the city of Birmingham by municipal law firm Beier Howlett, the city commission voted 4-3 on Monday, September 14, to look into a review of legal services.
Mayor pro tem Therese Longe made a motion, supported by mayor Pierre Boutros and commissioners Clinton Baller and Brad Host, that “the city manager provide us with an unencumbered review of counsel to legal services without any conflict to Beier Howlett.”
Longe stated, “While
Bloomfield Township trustees unanimously approved a resolution at their meeting on Monday September 14, that will allow two series of general obligation limited tax bonds, which had been issued when interest rates were higher, to be refunded and reissued at a substantially lower rate.
The previous bonds had been issued in 2011.
Since the bonds are secured by two different sources of revenue, they will be refunded in two different series – the 2011A bonds are secured by th
A contract for an on-site chloride tank removal and its replacement project was unanimously awarded to Phoenix Environmental Inc. at the Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, September 14.
The current 12,000 gallon chloride tank, which is essential in the regular maintenance of gravel roads and emergency response for salting roads in the winter, was installed in 1997 and is near the end of its 25-year life cycle.
As part of the replacement project, Phoe
An updated three-year strategic plan for 2021-2024 for the Birmingham Museum was unanimously approved by the Birmingham City Commission on Monday, September 14.
Museum Director Leslie Pielak said the updated strategic plan builds on the foundation of the previous museum plan in four goal areas: community engagement and public access; strategic development and care of the museum collection; strengthening financial and other resources for improved sustainability; and marketin