Oakland County Jail

Over 200 Prisoners Freed From Oakland County Jail

Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard says releasing 228 prisoners from the overcrowded Oakland County Jail could have been avoided if judges had used alternative sentencing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

Police: Man Tried To Gouge Out Eyes Of Cat

There are disturbing allegations of animal cruelty in Oakland County Tuesday night, where an 18-year-old man sits in jail after allegedly trying to gouge out the eyes of a house cat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2011

NEW YORK - MARCH 3:  Jalen Rose #5 of the New York Knicks moves the ball against the Chicago Bulls on March 3, 2006 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  Chicago won 108-101.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Jalen Rose Gets Out Of Jail Thursday

Ex-Michigan and NBA star Jalen Rose is set to walk out of the Oakland County Jail Thursday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

Guard Jimmy King of the Michigan Wolverines moves the ball during a game against the Northwestern Wildcats. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel /Allsport)

Fab Five’s Jimmy King Arrested

A member of the University of Michigan’s famed “Fab Five” has been arrested for allegedly failing to pay child support.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2011

Inmate Jumps To His Death At Oakland County Jail

An investigation is underway to find out more about an Oakland County jail inmate who died after jumping from a second floor railing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2011

Attorney Pleads Guilty, Smuggled Xanax Into Jail

A suburban Detroit attorney who authorities say smuggled Xanax pills and chewing tobacco pouches into Oakland County Jail to her incarcerated fiance has pleaded guilty in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2011