Public safety

Oct. 7: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called to assist a fire located in the 500 block of Broad Meadow Blvd. at 5:12 a.m. When deputies arrived, plumes of smoke were found emanating from the front porch of the home. A wicker chair next to a cigarette butt container located on the porch was found to have been burned. The 51-year-old homeowner told deputies that all three residents of the home smoke on the porch. According to the report, the cigarette container was determined by deputies to be the origin of the fire.

Oct. 5: Oxford Village Police observed a vehicle with green foglights turn left from Burdick St. onto N. Washington St. without using a turn signal at 8:11 p.m. and initiated a traffic stop. According to the report, officers noted the driver, a 26-year-old man from Oxford, was found to have bloodshot eyes and to smell of intoxicants. When asked how much he had to drink, the man allegedly replied “one beer.” After several failed sobriety tests, the man allegedly refused to take a preliminary breath test and was promptly arrested. The man was transported to the Oxford Village Police station without incident.

Oct. 2: The owner of a business located in the 1000 block of N. Lapeer Rd. called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies at 3:32 p.m., stating that the mail had been found outside the mailbox and strewn all over the road. One of the envelopes was reportedly found to be open. The postal inspector was notified and a report was filed.

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