Boys Find Mastodon Bone Along Stream and More Big News Near You

Plymouth-Canton Patch provides a roundup of local and regional headlines.

It’s many boys' dream to stumble upon prehistoric artifacts while playing in their backyard.

For an 11-year-old Shelby Township boy, Eric Stamatin and his cousin Andrew Gainariu, 11, that dream came true this summer, according to Shelby-Utica Patch.

On a warm June day, the boys were hoping to find crayfish while exploring a stream about a quarter of a mile from Stamatin's house on 24 Mile and Dequindre roads. Instead, they stumbled upon an American Mastodon bone.

Read more at Shelby-Utica Patch.

Local teen gets shopping spree at Macy's

Sarah Cash of Trenton, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease earlier this year, was given a shopping adventure at Macy's by the Make a Wish Foundation, according to Novi Patch.

Sarah's wish was for a shopping day, and what she got was free reign of Macy's and the rest of Twelve Oaks Mall with the help of a personal shopper, plus a makeover by a Macy's cosmetics technician and transportation in a limo.

Read more at Novi Patch.

Woman urinating on I-96 gets OWI in Novi

A Novi police officer was on patrol and driving down Novi Road when he noticed a car stopped on the I-96 East entrance ramp, according to a report on Novi Patch

The officer pulled onto the ramp to check on the car and noticed the female driver squatting next to the driver side door, urinating, the report said.

Read more at Novi Patch.

Dearborn teens face charges in break-in case

Two Dearborn teenagers face charges stemming from an alleged break-in at the All Wireless cell phone store earlier this month on the city’s east side, according to a report on Dearborn Patch

Mohamad Raychouni, a 17-year-old resident of Dearborn, was arraigned Dec. 9 on charges of breaking and entering-a building with intent and stolen property-receiving and concealing.

Ali Bazzi, also 17 of Dearborn, was arraigned on a charge of stolen property-receiving and concealing.

Read more at Dearborn Patch.

Motorist stops driver weaving on road 

A 55-year-old Farmington Hills woman faces a charge of operating a vehicle while under the influence of narcotics, after another motorist forced her vehicle to stop near 11 Mile and Power Roads on Friday morning, according to Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch.

According to the report, officers responding to the scene found the woman very confused and unaware of her location. Medics took the woman to Botsford Hospital, where she was admitted for treatment. 

Read more at Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch.


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