PONTIAC, MI – The Oakland County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Nathan James Calhoun who is suspected in committing multiple breaking and enterings at convenience stores in Oakland County during the early morning hours on May 17th, 2020. The break-ins took place in Orion Township, Brandon Township, and Independence Township.
On Sunday, May 17, 2020, at 12:49am Calhoun is suspected in breaking into the Indianwood Junction Party Stop which is located at 20 N. Baldwin Road in Orion Township. Deputies received a call for a burglary alarm and upon arriving discovered the front door glass had been broken and someone had entered the store. No one was found to be in the building and evidence was collected. At 1:52am, Deputies responded to the Mobile Gas Station at 1152 S. Ortonville Road in Brandon Township for a glass breakage alarm. Deputies found the business had been broken into, but no suspects were located.
At 2:07am, Independence Township Deputies were conducting extra surveillance of the Sunoco Gas Station at 7650 Ortonville Road due to the other break-ins which had been reported. They observed a red 1998 Chevrolet Camaro leaving the area and a traffic stop was conducted. Deputies found the vehicle to be occupied by Calhoun and discovered items from the break-ins including a bandana, latex gloves, burglary tools, and items taken from the businesses. Detectives from Independence, Brandon, and Orion Townships have been working together processing evidence and the recovered stolen property. The recovered stolen property included cigarettes, alcohol, a DTE meter, a BB gun, and other miscellaneous items. The team of Detectives are working on five other cases involving theft and break-ins from the same geographical area which all occurred within a four-hour window. Additional charges may be issued at a future date.
On May 19th, 2020, Sheriff’s Office Detectives from Independence and Brandon Township video arraigned Nathan Calhoun at the 52-2 District Court in front of Magistrate Daniel Schouman. The charges were two counts of Breaking and Entering a Building with Intent which are 10-year felonies. Calhoun received a $10,000 cash/surety 10% bond requiring a tether prior to release. His next court appearance date is June 1, 2020, in front of the Honorable Judge Joseph G. Fabrizio.
Calhoun, a 28-year old resident of Brandon Township, has a prior conviction for Fleeing and Eluding.
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