Oakland County Sheriff’s Office

Independence Township burglary suspect (photo: Home Depot Loss Prevention/Oakland County Sheriff's office)

Police Search For Suspect In Oakland County Burglary [PHOTOS]

The Oakland County Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in a commercial burglary that took place in Independence Township on May 12.

97.1 The Ticket–05/18/2015


Oakland County Residents Targeted In ‘Green Dot’ Police Fraud Scam

Someone has been reported as identifying themselves as a part of an Oakland County police agency, while later asking for financial information.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/02/2015

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Case Of “Swatting” Under Investigation In Oakland County

A 911 caller claimed he had hostages and a machine gun at a home in Independence Township.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

Tamisha Powell (credit: Oakland County Sheriff's Office)

Oakland County Sheriff Credits Tipster For Arrest Of ‘Most Wanted Fugitive’

Crime tips work, Oakland County authorities say.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2014

Teens Arrested After Firing Shot At Police Station

Two teenagers are facing weapons charges after firing a gun at an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office substation.


Lonnie Walker (credit: Oakland County Sheriff's Office)

Pontiac Man Charged In Knifepoint Sex Assault On Teen Girl

Fingerprints left at the scene led to the arrest of a Pontiac man now charged in the sexual assault of a 14-year-old girl.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2013

Prosecutors Drop 16 Drug Cases Due To Deputy’s Conduct

Oakland County prosecutors have dropped 16 drug cases after an investigation found that a deputy on the county’s narcotics enforcement team falsified a search warrant and lied under oath.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2013

K-9 Deputy Forced To Shoot Dog During Attack

A longtime Oakland County Sheriff’s Office K-9 handler was injured when his dog, a 5-year-old German Shepard named Gunner, attacked him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/07/2012

Sheriff: Drunk Teen Who Hit Patrol Car Was 3X Legal Limit

The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office said a teenager who was responsible for a hit-and-run accident with a patrol car had a blood alcohol content three times the legal limit when she was arrested.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

Security camera image (credit: Oakland County Sheriff's Department)

Police Say ‘Pantyhose Pervert’ Might Drive Silver Jeep

Police agencies across Metro Detroit say a man who has entered nearly 20 businesses across the tri-county area, wearing only sheer pantyhose from the waist down, likely drives a newer model silver Jeep.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/23/2012