Thursday, April 25, 2013
The public is invited to drop off unused prescription drugs at New Baltimore Police Department on Green Street.
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Thursday, April 25
The New Baltimore Police Department and the Bay Haven Prevention Coalition have teamed up with the Drug Enforcement Administration in providing a Year-Round Permanent Prescription Drug Take-Back Collection Center to serve the citizens and visitors of the Bay Area. The Kick-off event is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the New Baltimore Police Department. The event will take place on the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, sponsored by the Drug Enforcement Administration. The public is invited to stop by anytime, day or night, to drop off any unused prescription drugs. No sharps or liquids are allowed. The department’s permanent Prescription Drug Collection Center is located in the front lobby, which is open to the public …
Thursday, April 4, 2013
The search took place on Tara Drive near County Line and 25 Mile.
New Baltimore police said they executed a search warrant Thursday evening at a home in the County Line and 25 Mile Road area. The raid, which took place approximately between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Tara Drive, was part of an ongoing investigation for an undisclosed matter, New Baltimore Police Chief Tim Wiley told Patch. Wiley declined to release further details about the incident or investigation at this time. Check back with Patch for updates.
Monday, February 25, 2013
Information in this crime blotter was supplied by New Baltimore police. Where arrests may be included, they do not indicate convictions.
A brazen home invader stole approximately 100 pain pills from the table next to a sleeping resident, creeping away unnoticed late last week in New Baltimore, the home owner told police. Before Thursday morning, someone came into the unlocked home on Washington Street and took the Dilaudid tablets. The bottle, which was left empty, was on a table next to the home owner who was sleeping on a chair, he told police. New Baltimore police said there was no sign of forced entry and nothing else was disturbed. No suspects were immediately known.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A 21-year-old woman is accused of stealing approximately $60,000 from her employer at the Sunoco gas station on 23 Mile Road.
A trial date has been set for a New Baltimore woman accused of stealing thousands from her employer's safe, according to court records. Taylor Klein, 21, is scheduled to appear March 7 before Judge Mary Chrzanowski in Macomb County Circuit Court in Mount Clemens. Klein faces a 15-year felony of embezzlement between $50,000 to $100,000 for allegedly stealing approximately $60,000 from her employer at the Sunoco gas station on 23 Mile Road. She is suspected of fishing cash out of the top of a safe deposit slip, police said. Investigators said they identified her on surveillance footage and recovered more than $50,000 from her apartment. She also was charged with a one-year misdemeanor of marijuana possession. Following her mid-December …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The speed measuring awareness trailer will be positioned along streets with frequent speeders.
New Baltimore drivers will soon notice an electronic sign that posts their speed as they travel down main or side streets. The newly purchased Speed Measuring Awareness Trailer, also known as a SMART sign, was bought from Huntington Woods police at auction for $600 and decorated for local police for about another $400. Similar trailers that are brand new are valued at approximately $10,000, according to New Baltimore Police Chief Tim Wiley. "The whole purpose of it is to get voluntary speed enforcement cooperation," Wiley said. "More or less we're just trying to use it as an educational tool." The sign will be positioned on some of the streets that have frequent speeders, including Jefferson, St. Clair Drive and Ridge Road. But, police …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Information in this crime brief was provided by New Baltimore police. If arrest information applies, it does not indicate convictions.
A 31-year-old New Baltimore woman, who was recently the victim of a prank, reported to police that someone ripped her television satellite dish from the ground outside her apartment, according to a report. At approximately 7 p.m. Jan. 19, the woman heard male voices outside her apartment in the 50000 block of Jefferson Avenue before her satellite feed was lost. She then found the dish and metal post uprooted and stretched across the sidewalk. Another person told police there were three juveniles in the area at the time, the report states. The woman said she was especially concerned because she found a burning bag of feces on her porch two weeks prior and her previous home had been broken into in another city, police said. She was advised …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Heightened security measures implemented by L'Anse Creuse, Anchor Bay and New Haven districts following the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting are expected to remain in place through early 2013.
Three weeks, including a holiday break, have passed in New Baltimore and Chesterfield schools since the mass shooting in Newtown, CT, but security remains at an all-time high in all local districts. Like countless districts across the state and country, L'Anse Creuse, New Haven and Anchor Bay schools heightened their security in the days following the shooting. In L'Anse Creuse Public Schools, the majority of those measures are due to remain in place until further notice. A full list of safety measures is available on the district website, but key policies include: Prior to the holiday break, L'Anse Creuse ordered all main entrances at elementary and junior high schools to be locked during the school day as well as interior classroom …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Police say the 21-year-old New Baltimore woman faces embezzlement and possession of marijuana charges.
A 21-year-old New Baltimore gas station clerk was charged Wednesday with embezzling at least $60,000 from her employer, police said Thursday. Taylor Klein faces a 15-year felony of embezzlement between $50,000 to $100,000 and a one-year misdemeanor of marijuana possession. Klein was arraigned in 42-2 District Court and placed on a $5,000 cash/surety bond, according to New Baltimore Police Chief Tim Wiley. On Dec. 17 police responded to a report of $10,000 to $15,000 missing from the Sunoco Gas Station safe from over the weekend. Investigators checked surveillance footage and identified Klein as the suspect. The owner reviewed records for the past three months and determined $60,000 was unaccounted for, Wiley said. Detectives picked her up …
Friday, December 14, 2012
The suspect faces a slew of felonies for her alleged role in a Black Friday theft in New Baltimore.
A 42-year-old Pontiac woman--suspected in crimes from Macomb County to Grand Blanc--is facing felony charges in New Baltimore for her alleged role in a Black Friday theft case, police said Friday. The suspect is a parolee out of Oakland County who is accused of stealing a purse from Ditto Consignments & Design on Green Street in New Baltimore. She and two other women, who are still at large, then used four stolen cards at Meijer on 26 Mile and Interstate 94 and Kmart in Richmond to charge more than $3,000 in fraudulent purchases and attempt purchases, police said. "She was arrested by her parole agent," New Baltimore Detective Sgt. John Willer said. The woman is suspected in several other theft cases in communities, such as St. Clair …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Three women are suspected of going on a shopping spree with stolen credit cards in Macomb County.
New Baltimore police said Tuesday they are searching for three women suspected of stealing a purse from a local store employee and charging more than $3,000 in goods on Black Friday. The women allegedly assumed the identity of a Ditto Consignments & Design worker after her purse had been stolen while working on Green Street during the busiest retail day of the year. She reported an undisclosed amount of cash, personal information and four credit cards were inside the missing purse, according to police. When notifying her credit card companies, the victim learned her four cards had been used at Meijer on 26 Mile and Interstate 94 and Kmart in Richmond, with more than $3,000 in fraudulent purchases and attempt purchases, police said. …