Monday, April 15, 2013
Three people from the Saline area were signed up to run the famous race, which was rocked by two explosions about three hours after the winners crossed the finish line.
Two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon had people carrying bloody spectators into the medical tent set up for runners, according to a report on Back Bay Patch. Reuters is reporting there are no indication how many people are injured, according to a story on the Chicago Tribune website, which also said the explosions happened as people were cheering on those still completing the race. Three people from the Saline area were registered to run in the marathon, according to the Boston Athletic Assiciation website. NBC News reported fire engines, police and emergency medical personnel were headed to the scene. An affiliate reporter told NBC News she heard two loud explosions, and that "everybody kind of ducked and hit the …
Monday, April 1, 2013
A fugitive task force arrested Charles Anthony Williams, 40, on March 28 in Los Angeles.
A suspect has been arrested in the 2012 robbery of the TCF Bank in Saline. A fugitive task force arrested Charles Anthony Williams, 40, on March 28 in Los Angeles, according to a Saline Police Department press release. The Los Angeles resident's arrest concluded a nearly year-long investigation following the May 25 robbery. "Teamwork was everything," Saline Police Department Detective Don Lupi said Monday. "Collaboration of different departments enabled this to happen." The Saline Police Department worked with the Pittsfield Township Police Department, Jackson Police Department, Ann Arbor Police Department, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department, Michigan State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to solve the case, the press …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The owner of the vehicle works in Canton and reported the bullet hole to police on Friday.
Canton police are working with Washtenaw County officials to investigate a bullet hole reported in a car in Canton last Friday. There is a possibility the incident is related to reported vehicle shootings in Bridgewater and Pittsfield townships early this week. According to Sgt. Dave Schreiner of the Canton Township Police Department, a man who commutes from the Ann Arbor area to work at Michigan Avenue and Beck Road in Canton reported a hole in the door of his vehicle that looked like a bullet hole. "This was reported during pretty much the same timeframe as the other shootings, and we wanted to make sure we help get them the information they need to investigate this case," Schreiner said. "We want to see if there is any possible …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The three incidents all occurred Monday, according to police.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Officers from local law enforcement agencies will crack down on impaired driving during March 15 through April 8.
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Sunday, March 17
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office, along with several local law enforcement agencies, will increase patrols to help keep drunk drivers off the road beginning St. Patrick's Day weekend. The special traffic enforcement period takes place from March 15 through April 8, which includes St. Patrick's Day, the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, and high school and college spring breaks. Officers with the University of Michigan Department of Public Safety, Pittsfield Township Department of Public Safety, Saline Police Department, and the Northfield Township Police Department will work more than 200 hours in Washtenaw County designated for drunken driving enforcement. This special traffic enforcement is paid by federal traffic …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Police are investigating eight incidents since Jan. 21.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The City Council decided against a special assessment during a meeting Monday night.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The Federal Emergency Management Agency funds will be used to help improve operations and safety.
Thursday, February 28
U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin (on Feb. 21) announced support for five fire departments across southeast Michigan to help improve operations and safety. Senator Stabenow said, "Our firefighters provide brave and crucial services to communities across Southeast Michigan. These grants will provide the resources and tools they need to perform their duties effectively and protect the public." Senator Levin said, "Our firefighters put their lives on the line every day, and we owe them and the communities they serve all the support we can provide." The following fire departments were awarded grants: • Addison Township Fire Department will receive $60,667 • Ann Arbor Township Fire Department will receive $21,318 • Flat Rock Fire …
Sunday, February 24, 2013
The scheme asks Michigan businesses for a $125 fee to prepare annual minutes.
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Sunday, February 24
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) Director Steve Arwood is warning Michigan corporations of a non-governmental entity called “Corporate Records Service” trying to collect a $125 fee to prepare corporate meeting minutes. The misleading compliance solicitation implies that Michigan requires corporations and limited liability companies to complete an Annual Minutes Form and is designed to look like an official document, but it is not. “Michigan corporations are not required by law to file annual meeting minutes with LARA’s Corporations Division,” Arwood said in a press release. “Our corporation customers should disregard these deceptive notices as they are not from the state of Michigan.” Michigan businesses are …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Wayne residents face felony charges of receiving and concealing stolen property.
Saline Police arrested a man and woman Monday wanted in connection with a string of vodka thefts from several CVS locations, including stores in Plymouth Township and Northville, while recovering a car that had reported stolen out of Wayne, according to the Saline Reporter. Stephen Michael Foreman, 26, and Sharon Marie Velasquez, 37, both of Wayne, were arraigned on charges Wednesday, the report indicated. The pair, which had been lodged in Washtenaw County Jail, also is expected to face charges from other municipalities. According to the report, both Foreman and Velasquez could face up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine on felony charges of receiving and concealing stolen property. A manager at CVS, 413 E. Michigan Ave. in Saline…