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The logo of mobile app "Waze" is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. Waze is a community-based traffic and navigation app.  AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE        (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Google’s ‘Waze’ App Concerns Police With Location Features

The app allows users to point out the locations of speed traps which Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard says is a concern for law enforcement.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/26/2015

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Suspects To Be Charged In Fake Gift Card Scheme

The suspects were caught with several bogus gift cards and several thousand dollars in their pockets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2014

Tammy Willams (R) got some first aid for a scraped knee from the Royal Oak Fire Department on hand at the 2013 Dream Cruise. (WWJ/Kathryn Larson)

Few Incidents Mark 2013 Dream Cruise Says Oakland County Sheriff

Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard says that by and large it’s been a quiet cruise as far as police activity is concerned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

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Officials: Pontiac Man Suffering From Dementia Found Safe

Willie Ray James, 64, suffers from dementia and has difficulty walking.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2013

Todd Lloyd Griffin is a suspect in several recent break-ins. (Police Handout)

‘Funeral Bandit’ Suspect Caught In Colorado

The suspect, identified as 44-year-old Todd Griffin of Pontiac, was caught in Colorado.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

Todd Lloyd Griffin is a suspect in several recent break-ins. (Police Handout)

“Just A Scumbag” Says Oakland County Sheriff Of ‘Funeral Bandit’

Police and sheriff deputies are searching for a man they’ve dubbed the “Funeral Bandit,” suspected of robbing at least 16 grieving families who were attending funerals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

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Authorities: Man Invented Knife Attack To Impress A Girl

Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies say a report of a man being attacked was just a ploy to get attention.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

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Local Iraq Vet’s Family Gets Early Christmas

Christmas comes early for a local Iraq war veteran and her family.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2011

Sheriff, Dentist Offices Collect Candy For Troops

Now that the trick-or-treating is done, what do you do with all of the candy? Several dentist offices and the Oakland County Sheriff are collecting candy for troops or buying it back.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2011

Pontiac Man Allegedly Shoots At Deputy Following Attempted Armed Robbery

A Pontiac man is facing charges after allegedly taking a shot at an Oakland County Sheriff’s detective.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2011