Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office will not be filing charges in a domestic case involving Grosse Pointe Shores Mayor Pro-Tem Dan Schulte.
After reviewing the case sent by Grosse Pointe Shores Department of Public Safety, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office will not be filing charges against Mayor Pro-Tem Dan Schulte, spokeswoman Maria Miller said Monday. Schulte was arrested by Grosse Pointe Shores police Thursday, May 16, 2013, in connection with a domestic situation. Details surrounding his arrest have not been released by Grosse Pointe Shores Public Safety. The case was reviewed by prosecutors Friday, Miller said. "The warrant request was denied on Friday because there was insufficient evidence to proceed," Miller said Monday via email. Dan Schulte has been on the council since April 2009. He has served as the Mayor Pro-Tem since Novmeber 2011. He recently ran for the …
Monday, May 20, 2013
A woman who had an accident with a jetski Sunday was rescued by other boaters in Lake St. Clair. She was taken to a nearby hospital by Grosse Pointe public safety officers.
A woman sustained non-life threatening injuries Sunday in Lake St. Clair following an accident with a jet ski, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Justin Westmiller said. The woman was struggling in the water off of Lake Shore Road near Clairview in Grosse Pointe Shores after a jet ski accident, he said. Other boaters rescued her before responding coast guard officers arrived, he said. She was taken by ambulance to an area hospital for medical attention, Westmiller said. The exact kind of injuries she sustained was not clear Monday but Westmiller said they were not life-threatening. Public Safety officers from the Grosse Pointes took the woman to the hospital, Westmiller said. Since the Coast Guard did not assist in the rescue, Westmiller did not have …
Friday, May 17, 2013
A Grosse Pointe Shores councilman was arrested Thursday night related to a domestic situation.
Grosse Pointe Shores Mayor Pro-Tem Dan Schulte was arrested Thursday night in connection with a domestic violence call, according to a source close to the investigation. Patch is awaiting a return call from Grosse Pointe Shores Director of Public Safety John Schulte, who is of no relation to Dan Schulte. The source shared with Patch that Dan Schulte was arrested before 8:30 p.m. Thursday. He was hospitalized Friday and an officer has been posted at his hospital door. Dan Schulte has been on the council since April 2009. He has served as the Mayor Pro-Tem since Novmeber 2011. He recently ran for the state representative seat to represent district one but lost his bid to current representative Brian Banks, of Harper Woods. Patch will …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Public Safety officers from the Grosse Pointes recently participated in a joint firefighter training exercise on Irvine Lane as part of a larger plan to train together and make purchases as one group rather than five.
Public safety officers from the five Grosse Pointes participated in a joint training exercise on Irvine Lane as part of a bigger plan by the Grosse Pointe Public Safety Ad Hoc Committee to streamline firefighting services. The training was set up in five stations, including: The group training is the result of an agreement approved by the five Grosse Pointe city councils as recommended by the Grosse Pointe Public Safety Ad Hoc Committee. The streamlining efforts outlined in the agrement are:
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Deer have began being spotted in Grosse Pointe Woods and Shores last weekend. They continue being spotted throughout the Pointes, most recently on Lakeland in the City. Upload your photos and say where you spotted them to the photo gallery.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Grosse Pointe residents caught the deer on camera this weekend. At least one was spotted in the backyard of a home on Vernier Road and can be seen jumping a fence.
Several residents of the Grosse Pointes spotted deer in the community over the weekend and in the last few days. Readers Chris Profeta, Matt Frame and Karlyn Jones shared pictures of deer they spotted Sunday and Monday. One shows a deer in the backyard of a home on Vernier Road south of Grosse Pointe North High School. Another shows two deer on Renaud Road between Morningside and Lake Shore.
Monday, May 6, 2013
The following information is gathered from the Departments of Public Safety of the Grosse Pointes. Arrests do not indicate conviction.
Grosse Pointe Shores police assisted a 63-year-old Warren man May 2 originally stopped for suspected drunken driving after it was discovered he was having diabetic problems. The man was weaving in and out of his lane of traffic in the 500 block of Lake Shore. The officer stopped him and he was confused and disoriented. A portable breath test showed the man did not have alcohol in his system. While talking to the man, it was discovered he had diabetes. The officer called for a paramedic to respond and take the man to the hospital, according to a report. Wife Files Report About Husband A 45-year-old Grosse Pointe Woods woman reported to police that she awoke to a gun lying next to her in her bed April 26. She filed the report May 2, noting …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Reality television series “Big Bob's World” follows Victory Motors’ manager Bob Ladendorf inside and outside Michigan’s largest volume used car dealer.
A Grosse Pointe Shores resident, who is a Royal Oak used car manager, made famous for his wacky TV commercials for Victory Motors, is beginning a new adventure in reality TV. Larger-than-life “Big Bob” Ladendorf stars in “Big Bob’s World: Reality Gone Good," which wraps this weekend at Victory Motors, located at 517 N. Main St. in Royal Oak. The reality series documents Ladendorf's personal and professional life. "Customers come in Victory Motors and Big Bob tries to them in cars they can afford," said producer Kevan Cyka, of Franklin, TN. "A lot of times they don't have cash but they have things of value they can use for a down payment." "Musical instruments, wedding rings, silverware—I am willing to consider anything that doesn't cost…
Monday, April 8, 2013
The following information is gathered from the Department of Public Safety of the Grosse Pointes. Arrests do not indicate convictions.
Grosse Pointe Shores police turned over two Detroit men to U.S. Border Patrol March 30 after stopping them in the 1100 block of Lake Shore Road. The men were looking for a house in the 700 block of Lake Shore to do some painting work and provided the officer with international identification. The men admitted they did not have citizenship, which is when Border Patrol was contacted, according to a report. Drunk Drivers Arrested Grosse Pointe Shores police arrested a 43-year-old Kettering, Ohio, woman and a 71-year-old Highland Park man April 3 near Lake Shore Road and Woodland Shores Drive for alcohol offenses. An officer stopped a car that pulled out of a driveway without headlights on at 12:40 a.m. The car was weaving in and out of its …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
No additional pop bottle bombs were found throughout Friday after the six discovered overnight and early in the morning. Police are continuing to investigate but believe it was the work of teenagers who looked up a recipe online. No injuries were reported
Police in the Grosse Pointes believe the pop bottle bombs discovered overnight Thursday to Friday and early Friday morning were the work of teenagers who looked up recipes online. Police in Grosse Pointe Woods and Shores issued community alerts early Friday warning residents that if they spotted one to stay far away and to call police immediately. Ultimately no injuries were reported but there was risk for injury. The pop bottle bombs were made of two-liter bottles, tin foil, drain cleaner and other common household materials. The combination of chemicals causes extreme pressure eventually leading to the explosion of the bottle. The risk of injury comes through shrapnel when the explosion happens and chemical burns from the drain cleaner. …