Brownstown Township

Teens Killed After Being Struck By Van In Brownstown Twp.

It is unclear whether the incident is the result of horse play, a suicide pact or simply was an accident.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

Shawn Weimer

Man Who Let 9-Year-Old Daughter Drive Gets Probation

A Detroit-area man who allowed his then-9-year-old daughter to drive him around because he had been drinking has been sentenced to two years of probation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/23/2012

Shawn Weimer

Decision Expected In Case Of 9-Year-Old Driver

A decision is expected Tuesday on whether a local dad goes on trial on felony charges, after putting his 9-year-old child in the driver’s seat because he’d been drinking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

Shawn Weimer

Court Date For Dad Who Let His 9-Year-Old Drive

Shawn Weimer was arrested a month ago after allowing his young daughter to drive him to a convenience store because he had been drinking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/08/2011

Shawn Weimer

Preliminary Exam Adjourned For Father Of 9-Year-Old Driver

“He always appeared to me, for as long as I’ve known him, to be a good father and a good dad,” said Michael Wheatly, a former employee of Weimer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2011

Dad Due In Court For Letting 9-Year-Old Drive

Brownstown Township police pulled the van over after getting a call from a witness on October 8th. 39-year-old Shawn Weimer, seen on video surveillance, had just told a clerk his daughter was driving him around in the early morning hours because he was drunk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/18/2011

Police: 9-Year-Old Driver Surprised To Be Pulled Over

“Ironically enough, she asked the uniformed officer at the scene, ‘Why did you stop me? I’m driving pretty good,'” the detective said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

Residents Oppose 'Junk Yard' In Browstown

A used auto supply store planned to move near a residential area of Brownstown Township is stirring up controversy.