ROCHESTER: Drunks Keep Knocking on Her Door at Night



WHAT COULD THEY DO? Deputies were dispatched to Bar Louie in Rochester Hills on a welfare check call for service. Bar employee stated a homeless white male was sleeping in the bar and the staff wanted him to leave prior to closing. When officers arrived the man had awoken and left the bar. Employees described what he looked like, what he was wearing and what direction he had gone in. Deputies found the man behind the bar and he was identified from prior police contact. Officer asked him why he was sleeping in the bar and he replied he was homeless. Officer ran LEIN which returned two fugitive warrants out of Warren, a probation violation for disorderly conduct and a disturbing the peace violation. Suspect was arrested without incident and turned over to the Warren Police Department.

IT’S THE HOLIDAYS, PORCH BANDITS ON THE LOOSE. Officer dispatched to Rochester Hills residence where complainant reported she had packages set to be delivered on 12/2. Three packages never showed up and show delivered tracking. Complainant received email notifications of their delivery. She notified the companies UPS and USPS. No video surveillance available. Items stolen Sorel, Caribou boots, $112.50, Madison boots, $120.00, Beanie hat, $14.97, $22.97, $24.97, $14.97, $24.97, for a total o $335.35. n BAD HOLIDAY TIMING. Deputies responded to the 2800 block of Nightingale Dr. on the report of a residential fire. They arrived to heavy smoke and flames coming from a mobile home. Fire fighters responded and extinguished the fire. The Rochester Hills Fire Marshall and an investigator from the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Fire Investigations Unit responded to assist with determining the cause and origination of the fire. A family dog was confirmed deceased as a result of the fire.

NOT A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP. Complainant came to the Rochester Hills Substation to report a MDOP (Malicious Destruction Of Property). She stated she had been having an issue with people banging on her door late at night, particularly Friday and Saturday nights. She believed it may be intoxicated individuals coming from the bar down the street. She said this usually happens between 1:00 and 2:00 a.m. She said on this particular night at about 1:00 a.m. someone knocked loudly at her door and damaged a moose Christmas decoration worth about $100 on her porch. She stated she was tired of dealing with this and it scared her children. She was advised to call 911 immediately if it happened again, so that a patrol unit could respond to her neighborhood.

IT WOULD SEEM LIKE YOU WOULD BE MORE CAREFUL, NOT MORE CARELESS. Officer observed a 2014 Kia Optima make a left turn into an entrance that had two no left turn signs. Upon making contact with the driver, he advised that he did not have a driver’s license and handed officer a Michigan ID. Upon checking it was found he had three traffic warrants out of Farmington Hills, a Misdemeanor warrant out of Troy and a traffic warrant out of Michigan State Police. Driver was arrested on the warrants. Troy advised they would pick up on their warrant and suspect was turned over to the Police Department.

Note: If you have any information on the aforementioned crimes or any other offenses, please call the Rochester Police Department at 248-651-9621 or the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, 248-858-4951.