Public safety

Feb. 24: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 2000 block of Metamora Rd. at 9:49 a.m., where the owner of a landscaping company reported the alleged theft of a trailer which had contained several commercial lawn mowers. The trailer was thought to have gone missing between 3 p.m., February 23 and the time the call was placed. The trailer was later located by deputies near Sheldon Rd, north of Mear Rd. Upon inspection, the rear door of the trailer appeared to have been pried open. No lawn equipment was found inside. The incident is open pending investigation.

Feb. 20: A 24-year-old Oxford man called Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies to his home, located in the 1000 block of Roy Rd, at 11 p.m. The man told deputies that a small security safe had allegedly gone missing from the home between Feb. 17 at 11:45 a.m. and Feb. 20 at 9 p.m. According to the caller, he and his 29-year-old girlfriend are renting the property and they had been asked to vacate the home temporarily by the home’s landlord, an Indiana resident, after mold was found in the home by the couple. The man told deputies that he had allegedly left the home unlocked so that the mold in the home could be treated while they were away. The safe was described by the man to be gray, around 10 inches tall. The front door was noted in the report by deputies to have been winterized, with the plastic untouched. A report was filed.

Feb. 17: Oxford Village Police were dispatched to the first block of N. Washington Rd., where a retail shop owner had allegedly witnessed two women, one a 25-year-old Oxford woman and one a 19-year-old Oxford Twp. woman, hiding merchandise in their pockets and purses. According to the report, both women admitted to concealing merchandise. Police recovered around $270 worth of merchandise from the women. Both women were issued citations for larceny.

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