Thursday, March 14, 2013
A man believed to be responsible for several bank robberies around Oakland County, including one in Berkley, is suspected of robbing an Independent Bank in Beverly Hills on Tuesday.
Authorities believe a serial bank robber hitting up banks around Oakland County, including on Jan. 28 in Berkley, may be responsible for the Tuesday robbery of a Beverly Hills bank. According to WXYZ, a man robbed the Independent Bank in Beverly Hills — located just south of 14 Mile on Southfield — on Tuesday morning. Contrary to other media reports, it was the only robbery Tuesday in which the man is a suspect, Federal Bureau of Investigation Public Affairs Specialist Simon Shaykhet said Thursday. The suspect wore a black coat, pants and a ski mask during the Tuesday robbery, along with a shirt and tie under his coat, according to authorities. The FBI believes the man may have been involved in the following robberies during the past …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Authorities say the suspect in an armed robbery Jan. 28 at Charter One bank in Berkley also may have committed several others in nearby communities, including Royal Oak.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations has offered a $2,500 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a serial bank robber in Oakland County. The man is a suspect in the Jan. 28 armed robbery of the Charter One bank on Woodward Avenue in Berkley. The FBI said the man also is a suspect the following nearby robberies. He also may have been involved in the Dec. 18 robbery of the 7-Eleven at 815 W. 11 Mile Road in Madison Heights, the FBI said. The man is between 5' 8" and 6' with a medium build, the FBI said. During the Berkley robbery, he was dressed all in black and wore a mask that obscured most of his face, Berkley Public Safety Deputy Director Robert North said. Contact the FBI at 313-965-2323, Crime Stoppers at 800-SPEAKUP (800…
Saturday, April 21, 2012
The Berkley Public Safety Department offers tips and interviews in this month's episode.
Check out the latest episode of the Berkley Public Safety Department's Behind the Badge, hosted by Sgt. Mike Crum. Topics include:
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
But, the plan put forth by Ferndale – if adopted – would cost Berkley, which has held the contract since 1994.
The Huntington Woods City Commission decided Tuesday night to further consider an unsolicited proposal from Ferndale to provide dispatch and jail services for the Huntington Woods Public Safety Department at an estimated savings of $40,000 per year. Huntington Woods City Manager Alex Allie said earlier Tuesday that Ferndale submitted the proposal a couple months ago; Berkley has provided the services since 1994. "I am obligated to put it on the agenda for the commissioners to consider," Allie said. "It's a significant savings for us, so we can't ignore it." He said Ferndale's proposal would provide the same dispatch and jail services as Berkley provides, for an annual savings of approximately $40,000. Berkley City Manager Jane Bais-DiSessa…