Springfield Township ALS millage on August 2 ballot

Due to a greater demand for emergency medical care, uncertain availability of Advanced Life Support units responding to Springfield Township, and increased response times from private ambulance companies, a dedicated millage is proposed so this critical service can be provided by the Springfield Township Fire Department. Springfield Township has been monitoring response times and call […]

Sex sting operation nets Clarkston arrest

Sex sting operation nets Clarkston arrest

Three men, including one from Clarkston, who believed they were arranging to have sex with an underaged girl – only to learn they were making a rendezvous with law enforcement – are charged with multiple felonies that could land them in prison for up to 20 years if convicted. Richard August Prausa, 45, of Clarkston […]

Tools taken from vehicle

On July 6, a Clarkston resident in the 6000 block of Hubbard Circle said power tools and accessories were stolen from their unlocked vehicle that was parked in the driveway. No suspects or witnesses.

Catalytic converters stolen

On June 28, deputies were called to the 5000 block of Dixie Highway on a report of two vehicles having their catalytic converters stolen. Suspects are unknown, there are no witnesses, and there is no surveillance footage capturing the incident. The vehicles with cut-off converters are both Ford vans.

No dumping here

On June 27, deputies were dispatched to the 5000 block of Willow Park Drive for a dumping complaint. A resident of the complex stated they observed two non-resident unknown white men removing large pieces of wood from the bed of a pickup truck and placing it into the apartment complex dumpster. The two subjects were […]

Expired plate

On June 27, a 37-year-old Clarkston man was stopped by a deputy on Dixie Highway in Independence Township for driving a commercial vehicle (pulling a trailer) with an expired license plate. The deputy made contact with the driver who had an expired and suspended driver’s license. He was issued citations and turned over to White […]

Tool theft

On June 26, a 50-year-old female from Clarkston made a report of several stolen tools from the bed of their pickup truck that was parked at their residence in the 5000 block of Maybee Road. The theft occurred between Friday night, June 24, and the morning of discovery, which was Sunday, June 26. There are […]

COVID-19 Update – July 20, 2022

As of July 20, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: July 20: 48346: 5,822 cases (88 new), 68 deaths 48348: 6,368 cases (119 new), 41 deaths 48350: 1,952 cases (39 new), 13 deaths As compared to July 13: 48346: […]

COVID-19 Update – July 13, 2022

As of July 13, here are the reported number of COVID-19 cases, deaths, and new cases in the past 30 days for the Clarkston ZIP codes: July 13: 48346: 5,807 cases (77 new), 68 deaths 48348: 6,353 cases (115 new), 41 deaths 48350: 1,947 cases (39 new), 13 deaths As compared to July 6: 48346: […]

Santana OK after collapsing during Pine Knob concert

By Matt Mackinder Clarkston News Editor Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana collapsed on stage at Pine Knob Music Theatre during his concert and was taken to McLaren Clarkston for observation, July 5. While the scene didn’t look positive to concertgoers at the time, the 74-year-old Santana was reportedly waving to spectators as he was taken to […]