Thursday, December 13, 2012
Grosse Pointe Farms Police ask residents to be on the alert for two men who reportedly robbed a jogger this afternoon at gunpoint.
Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety Office issued a Nixle Report at 2:11 p.m. this afternoon asking residents to be on the look out for two suspects wanted for an armed robbery of a jogger near Moran and Charlevoix in Grosse Pointe Farms. Police report the robbery victim was jogging on Moran when approached by two black males who were in their early 20's, thin and under 6' tall. First suspect was wearing a black hoodie and had a black revolver. The second suspect was wearing a black hoodie with a hat and eye glasses. The men reportedly took a blue 1G iPod Shuffle with silver headphones by gunpoint. Both suspects were last seen on foot north bound on Moran. No vehicle was seen by the jogger. Get local stories like this delivered to you …
Friday, November 30, 2012
Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety Office say a man suspected of snatching a woman's purse is in custody.
Grosse Pointe Farms police say a man matching the description of someone who pushed a woman near the corner of Webster and Calvin and stole her purse is now in police custody. The man was crossing Mack near LaFontaine headed for Detroit when he was picked up, according to police. The Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety Office issued a Nixle report at 8:16 a.m. this morning about the purse snatching incident and also that the suspect had been located. No other details have been released yet, but Patch will update this story when more information is available.
Friday, September 28, 2012
According to Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety, Fisher Road will be blocked for automobile traffic from 6:00 - 6:30 p.m. tonight for annual Homecoming Parade.
Grosse Pointe South Homecoming Parade and football game is this evening. Fisher Road will be shut down for approximately 30 minutes to vehicular traffic. Road closure will be from Kercheval to St. Paul. Traffic will be re-routed. Parade starts in GP City and travels east on Kercheval towards Fisher. Football game starts at 7:00pm. Police say to expect high traffic and heavy pedestrian activity. Go South!!!!
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The following is gathered from the Departments of Public Safety of the Grosse Pointes. Arrests do not indicate conviction.
Drunken driver arrested A 38-year-old Fraser man was stopped May 28 on Lake Shore by Grosse Pointe Shores Police after he was clocked driving 56 miles per hour. After failing field sobriety tests, he was given a Breathalyzer test and was found to have a 0.20 blood alcohol level. He was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol. Fuel spill The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a fuel spill May 26 in Pier Park. A 55-year-old Grosse Pointe Farms resident was allegedly cleaning his engine compartment of his son's 18-foot fiberglass boat, and was wringing out the fuel-soaked sponge into the water. Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety officers responded and turned the case over to the U.S. Coast Guard. Fraudulent purchase A 61-year-…
Thursday, May 10, 2012
A residential gas leak lead public safety officers in Grosse Pointe Farms to shut down McMillan between Ridge and Muir for an hour Thursday afternoon.
McMillan Road between Ridge and Muir will be closed for about an hour Thursday afternoon to fix a residential gas leak, according to a Nixle alert. Public Safety officers in Grosse Pointe Farms said the repair would take about an hour. The gas company and officers were on the scene.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
A few quick bits of information to get the day started in Grosse Pointe.
Five quick items worth noting as you begin your day in Grosse Pointe: 1. Wet weather is predicted with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. today, according to National Weather Service. The temperature will reach 87 and the day will be partly sunny before the clouds move in at night. Showers and thunderstorms likely between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m. Aug. 3. 2. Good luck to both of the Grosse Pointe Park Little League teams that will compete today in yet another game toward earning the state title. 3. The Neighborhood Club Thrift Shop will continue its search for a permanent home after the Grosse Pointe Woods Zoning Board of Appeals denied a variance request for the former Shelby Paint storefront. Despite the denial, the …
Friday, July 15, 2011
Parents need to remember that they are there to teach and mold their children, not be drinking buddies.
I am a firm believer that there are certain situations, where you can only guess how you will react--you can’t say for certain. Parenting is one of these areas. Before my husband and I had our son, I had my thoughts of what type of parent I would be. But reality--with its lack of sleep, a tighter time schedule and an unbelievable amount of love toward my son--changed a lot of it. I found myself leaving fun events early so that he could get home to his crib or bed and get a good sleep. I gave up a lot of things I loved doing so that I could be with him, and now that he is older (9) I am getting many of them back. My point is, parents usually do their best with what they know at the time. Unfortunately, when we become a mother or a father, …
Detectives are trying to track down the anonymous caller who made a bomb threat to one of the high school's secretaries but the history of the phone number may make prosecution difficult, Grosse Pointe Farms police say.
The anonymous prank bomb threat called in to Grosse Pointe South High School Thursday came from a phone number exchange out of Ohio and it's a number well-known for making prank phone calls. Grosse Pointe Farms Police Lt. Jack Patterson said dispatchers were able to track down the prank history on the phone number while doing some follow-up work at the police station as public safety officers worked on-scene. A group of girls, whom a reader has shared were there for cheerleading practice, were exiting the school when Patterson was arriving, he said. An emergency announcement was made inside the high school telling anyone inside to leave the building immediately, Patterson said. In addition to the cheerleaders, a handful of school …
Friday, July 8, 2011
The homeowner and parent of the 16-year-old holding the party may be charged under the city's ordinance preventing parents from hosting underage drinking parties. The following information is gathered from the Grosse Pointe Farms Public Safety Department.
For the second time in a matter of weeks, Grosse Pointe Farms police have submitted a case to the city's prosecutor for a violation of the open house party ordinance. Officers were called to the 400 block of Hillcrest shortly after 2 a.m. Friday, July 8, for a loud party. Responding officers found several teens inside the house, which was dotted with drug paraphernalia and city street signs. The 16-year-old boy who lives in the house told officers his mother was aware of his marijuana use and that his friends were at the house. Officers called her to the scene as she has a different address in Oxford Township and she was familiar with the drug paraphernalia littered throughout the house, according to a report. There were six teens, all …
The following information is gathered from the public safety departments of the Grosse Pointes. Arrests do not indicate convictions.
Grosse Pointe Woods police are investigating a dog attack on another dog that occurred July 5 about 9:15 a.m. near Higby and Morningside. A 50-year-old Grosse Pointe Woods woman told police she was walking her two small dogs when she began to cross paths with another woman walking two large black dogs. She said one of the large black dogs broke free from its owner and bit the woman's 1-year-old Yorkiepoo around the head and neck, shaking it violently. The black dog grabbed hold of the woman's other small dog after she was able to free the Yorkiepoo but her second dog did not sustain serious injuries. The Yorkiepoo has five broken ribs and two puncture wounds and is being treated by Michigan Veterinary Specialists. The woman was not able to…