Week in Review: Woman Robbed in Kohl's Lot, Medical Pot Debate, TV Crew in Town and More

New Baltimore-Chesterfield Patch recaps the news of the week.

Catch up on the latest headlines from Chesterfield Township, New Baltimore and beyond:

  • A Chesterfield Township woman was robbed and threatened Thursday afternoon in the Kohl's parking lot at Gratiot and 23 Mile. Police said Friday they are continuing to search for the thief and are hoping to speak to another man and woman who returned the woman's purse.
  • National media converged on metro Detroit as the highly scrutinized dig for missing Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa uncovered no visible human remains in Roseville.
  • A television crew shined a spotlight on downtown New Baltimore, highlighting the historic area and access to Lake St. Clair.
  • The medical marijuana debate continued in New Baltimore, where city council extended a moratorium on the issue yet again.
  • Council also appointed New Baltimore resident John Dupray to a vacant seat after receiving multiple applications for the position and approved a police shotgun purchase request at the meeting.
  • Patch has partnered with AT&T to raise awareness about distracted driving. Take the pledge not to text and drive for your chance at prizes.
  • A local funeral home director pleaded guilty to one count of contract conversion after multiple people say they lost thousands using his New Haven business. John Olszewski was ordered to pay restitution and serve probation under the plea deal.
  • Beaumont and Henry Ford health systems announced a new policy effective Jan. 1 that they will not hire applicants who use tobacco products.
  • Chesterfield Township's splash park will not open this month, as previously planned. Township officials say it will be ready for use next summer.
  • L'Anse Creuse students weigh in about school lunch changes.
  • A Chesterfield resident is opening a family-friendly arcade and banquet facility in nearby Clinton Township.
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