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Sheriff’s Office Advises of Hepatitis A Exposure in Oakland County Jail

Sheriff’s Office Advises of Hepatitis A Exposure in Oakland County Jail

PONTIAC, MI – A male inmate at the Oakland County Jail has a confirmed case of Hepatitis A. The Oakland County Health Division (OCHD), in collaboration with the Sheriff’s Office, is advising those detained in the jail between May 8 and May 23 to contact the Health Division to determine potential exposure. The Sheriff’s Office […]

Michigan AG urges Legislature to use $858K Settlement for Opioid Education, Addiction Prevention Programs

Michigan AG urges Legislature to use $858K Settlement for Opioid Education, Addiction Prevention Programs

LANSING, MI – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today urged the Michigan Legislature to direct $859,120 in proceeds Michigan will receive as part of a $33 million dollar national settlement his office helped negotiate with a pharmaceutical company towards opioid addiction education and prevention efforts, as well as law enforcement opioid response training across the […]

Donations Needed for family of Little Girl Mauled by Multiple Pit Bulls in Detroit

Donations Needed for family of Little Girl Mauled by Multiple Pit Bulls in Detroit

DETROIT, MI – On, Tuesday, May 9th, 2017, Johnay Brown was mauled by multiple pit bulls. Johnay has been in critical condition since the attack . The mother of Johnay, Latoya Benson, is employed by Kroger but she will have to quit her job to care for her daughter twenty four hours a day. Johnay […]

Consumers Reminded to Use Caution with Door-to-Door Meat Sales

Consumers Reminded to Use Caution with Door-to-Door Meat Sales

LANSING, MI – The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is reminding consumers to use caution when purchasing meat or poultry from a door-to-door salesperson, and to make sure the products come from a reputable, approved source. “Although door-to-door meat sales can offer the ease of being able to shop at home, these types […]

Two found Dead in Pontiac Motel Room

Two found Dead in Pontiac Motel Room

PONTIAC, MI – Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 44700 block of Woodward Avenue, The Sagano Motel, for two subjects that were found inside a motel room and appeared to be dead. Upon arrival, Deputies found a 57-year-old man and a 39-year-old woman, both Pontiac residents, dead in the room at about 1:45 p.m. on […]

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