Monday, May 13, 2013
Dearborn police are investigating the three-vehicle accident.
One person died and three others were critically injured in a three-vehicle accident on Michigan Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Monday. Dearborn Fire Chief Joseph Murray said a SMART bus, Ford Escort and Chevrolet Silverado truck were involved in the accident on eastbound Michigan Avenue near the Southfield Freeway. One female in the Ford Escort was killed, and three other women in the car were taken to Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, Murray said. The driver of the Silverado also was taken to the hospital. The driver of the SMART bus refused treatment on the scene. Dearborn police are investigating the cause of the accident, Murray said. Patch will update with more information as it becomes available.
Monday, April 29, 2013
The department is accepting items that will be taken to injured soliders at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Dearborn police want to help out injured soldiers. The department is taking part in the 2013 Walter Reed Benevolent Drive by collecting items that will be taken to the injured soldiers at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C., according to a report on Click on Detroit. Anyone interested in making a donation may drop off items at the Dearborn Police Department by May 8. Among items needed are T-shirts, electric razors, books, gift cards, backpacks, DVDs and toys for small children. Donations also are accepted online at the 2013 Walter Reed Benevolent Drive website.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Rotunda Drive remains closed as Dearborn police continue to investigate the crash.
Dearborn police say that four people are injured—including three seriously—after an automobile accident in the area of Miller Road and Rotunda Drive on Thursday afternoon. According to police, a Pontiac Grand Prix was traveling eastbound on Rotunda and at some point crossed into the westbound lane, where it hit the Ford Windstar on the driver’s side. The driver and two passengers of the Grand Prix and one person in the van were taken to area hospitals. One person from the Grand Prix was ejected from the vehicle. Police have not released the names or ages of any of the people involved in the accident. The Dearborn Fire Department assisted police at the scene with extraction. Rotunda Drive is closed as Dearborn police continue to investigate…
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Two 17-year-old Dearborn residents face a preliminary exam on Dec. 21 for their alleged involvement in a break-in at the All Wireless cell phone store.
Two Dearborn teenagers face charges stemming from an alleged break-in at the All Wireless cell phone store last week on the city’s east side, according to a statement from the Dearborn Police Department. 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. If convicted, the breaking and entering charge carries a penalty of up to 10 years in prison, and the stolen property charge carries a penalty up to 5 years. Raychouni and Bazzi are accused of breaking into the All Wireless store at approximately 1 a.m. on Dec…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A kitchen fire was quickly put out at a senior apartment complex on Mason Street in Dearborn.
Dearborn firefighters quickly extinguished a kitchen fire on the fourth floor of Sisson Manor on 1515 Mason Street on Tuesday evening. Dearborn police officers and firefighters worked to evacuate the building until the fire was put out. Residents of the building stayed in the lobby until smoke was cleared from the floors. One person was taken to the hospital for observation.
Friday, October 12, 2012
Dearborn police said they were unable to determine fault in a traffic accident Thursday involving Detroit Lions star Ndamukong Suh and another man.
Dearborn police announced Friday that they will not file any charges in a traffic accident involving Detroit Lions star Ndamukong Suh and another man. According to a report from Dearborn police, Suh and Stephen Vines were involved in a collision on the exit ramp at the Southfield Freeway and Rotunda drive on Thursday morning at about 6:30 a.m. Dearborn police said that damage to both cars was minor; that there were no reported injuries; and that there was no evidence of alcohol or drugs being a factor in the collision. Both Suh and Vines met Dearborn police at the Lions practice facility in Allen Park where they made their accident report. Police said they were unable to determine fault in the accident.
A 90-year-old Dearborn woman died after being hit by a car on Hubbard Drive on Friday morning, police said.
A 90-year-old Dearborn woman died after being hit by a car when she walked onto Hubbard Drive on Friday morning, according to a release from Dearborn police. Police said the woman had walked onto Hubbard Drive near Fairlane Woods Drive at approximately 5:45 a.m. when she was struck by a gray Dodge Neon driven by a 72-year-old Detroit man. The woman was pronounced dead at Oakwood Hospital. Dearborn police said the investigation into the incident is ongoing, but they said it appears accidental and neither drugs nor alcohol were involved.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Dearborn police are investigating a traffic accident that involved Ndamukong Suh of the Detroit Lions, according to media reports.
Detroit Lions star Ndamukong Suh is used to making hits on the football field, but a man claims Suh hit his car on a street in Dearborn. Steven Vines, a Dearborn resident, told Fox 2 that Suh’s Range Rover sideswiped his Ford Escort on the Rotunda ramp on the Southfield Freeway on Thursday morning. WXYZ-TV reports that Dearborn police are investigating the incident. Sgt. Ed Fries told the Detroit Free Press it was a “minor, minor fender-bender.” Vines told Fox 2 that Suh yelled at him. “He just started yelling about getting the hell out of his way and cutting him off,” Vines told Fox 2. The Detroit Lions released a statement on the accident, according to the Detroit Free Press. “We are aware of the reports involving Ndamukong Suh. Since …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Terry Jones' protest at a Dearborn high school ends quietly, according to police.
Dearborn police said there were no arrests Wednesday at a protest held by Terry Jones at Edsel Ford High School. Jones returned to Dearborn on Wednesday “to protest the bullying of non-Muslim students,” according to a press release from Stand Up America Now on behalf of Jones. But there were only a handful of Jones' supporters at the protest. A small group of counter-protesters, including some from the southeast Michigan-based activist group By Any Means Necessary, also were present. But there were no incidents near Edsel Ford, according to Dearborn police. NOTE: This article was updated on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 9:46 a.m. to correct the date to Wednesday.
Dearborn police issued a Nixle alert asking residents to stay away from Edsel Ford High School on Thursday between 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dearborn police are asking residents to avoid Edsel Ford High School on Thursday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. because of a planned protest by Terry Jones, according to a Nixle alert. Jones, a Florida pastor, is well known in Dearborn, having visited the city three times since April 2011 to protest what he said is the spread of Islamic law in the city. Jones is returning Thursday “to protest the bullying of non-Muslim students,” according to a press release from Stand Up America Now on behalf of Jones. Though some parents have expressed concerns about safety because of Jones’ protest, Dearborn Public Schools superintendent Brian Whiston said Edsel Ford is “probably going to be the safest place in America” on Thursday.