Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Lt Jerry Hardesty, 55, was arraigned Tuesday on several charges stemming from a criminal investigation conducted by the Michigan State Police.
A Canton police lieutenant was arraigned at the 35th District Court Tuesday afternoon on multiple felony gun charges. Lt. Jerry Hardesty, 55, faces charges of larceny of a firearm, which carries a maximum two year sentence; receiving/concealing stolen property, a 10 year sentence and $5,000 fine and felony firearm, a five year sentence and $2,500 fine. Canton Public Safety Director Todd Mutchler said his office was made aware in February of a missing long gun, not a pistol, belonging to the department. The Michigan State Police Special Investigation Section launched a criminal investigation in March, during which Hardesty became a suspect. Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said he could not disclose the specific caliber gun, which was …
Sunday, December 2, 2012
Michigan State Police released the sketch of a man they said tried to lure a 10-year-old boy into his pickup truck with candy in Salem Township.
Michigan State Police are looking for a man who tried to lure a 10-year-old boy into his truck with candy in Salem Township. They have released a sketch and ask anyone with information to come forward. Police said the incident happened Thursday morning near 6 Mile and Currie roads in Salem Township, according to a report on ClickOnDetroit.com. The boy refused the man's offer and wasn't harmed, the report said. "We're on top of it and hopefully, with the community's support, we're trying to get the word out to all of our residents and people who might have seen anything to please let the township know or local authorities," Gary Whittaker, the township supervisor, told WDIV. The boy was able to give police a description of the man and the …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Michigan State Police are investigating the incident, which happened around 4:15 Tuesday morning.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Line went down near Michigan Avenue; drivers are asked to avoid the area.
Canton Police shutting down all lanes of I-275 at Michigan Avenue to deal with a downed electrical wire. All traffic is being diverted onto Michigan Avenue. Michigan State Police and DTE have been notified and are en route. All motorists are advised to avoid the area completely.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
In 2010, 55,867 car-deer crashes were recorded in Michigan; 11 people died.
I had a plan Tuesday, to drive home from West Michigan, add one more item to Wednesday's list of stories on Canton Patch and get a good night's sleep. But a doe had other ideas. In case you didn't know, if you're driving along the highway and see a deer, don't veer. At least, that's what most public safety officials advise. In my case, veering wasn't an option — I saw the doe's back as she collided with the 2003 Durango I'd been driving. She'd come from the median, behind a car that just passed me on I-96. The impact shattered one headlight and the grille and caused a fews items to shift inside the vehicle, but I was unhurt and grateful to be so, as I guided the SUV to the highway's shoulder. Regardless of what happens when that doe or …
Monday, March 28, 2011
Accident happened early Sunday morning, killing a Plymouth Township man.
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Monday, March 28, 2011
An unidentified Plymouth Township man, 24, was killed when his car flipped and a second person was injured early Sunday on M-14 near I-275, according to a Channel 4 WDIV-TV report. Michigan State Police are investigating the crash which happened around 3 a.m. Sunday, according to WDIV’s report. The report said Plymouth Township Fire Department responded to the scene. Sunday evening, a second serious accident, on Haggerty Road near Eight Mile Road in Northville Township, sent four injured people to area hospitals; one was airlifted. For more on these stories, check back with Patch.