Monday, March 25, 2013
Police arrested Todd Lloyd Griffin in connection with 16 home burglaries spanning five counties in southeast Michigan.
Updated: 6:59 p.m. Todd Lloyd Griffin, 44, was arrested Monday in connection with 16 home burglaries spanning five counties in southeast Michigan, according to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office. Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard held a press conference on Monday explaining that Griffin targeted homes that were awaiting estate sales or homes of families who were at funerals, earning him the nickname "funeral bandit." Just hours afterwards, Griffin, whose birthday also fell on Monday, was located by local authorities in Colorado at a pawn shop and taken in without incident at 4:30 p.m., according to the Sheriff's Office. Local authorities told them that Griffin was in possession of numerous jewelry items. "I can’t think of a better …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Wixom resident Raulie Wayne Casteel was arraigned Wednesday afternoon on charges relating to one of 24 shootings that took place last month along the interstate corridor; more charges are expected.
Raulie Wayne Casteel, 43, of Wixom was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in 53rd District Court in Howell on charges related to one of the three I-96 corridor shootings that happened in Livingston County. Casteel was charged with six counts in connection with the shooting that happened at 2:43 p.m. Oct. 18 on westbound I-96, near mile marker 135 in Howell, The Detroit News reported. A total of 24 shootings took place between Oct. 16 and Oct. 27 in four counties: Livingston, Oakland, Ingham and Shiawassee. [Take a look at our interactive map to see where all of the shootings occurred.] Casteel was charged with one count of assault with a dangerous weapon, a four-year felony; carrying a weapon with unlawful intent, a five-year felony; …
The 43-year-old Wixom man will be arraigned in the 53rd District Court in Howell.
The 43-year-old Wixom man arrested in relation to the I-96 Corridor Shootings is set to be arraigned in the 53rd District Court in Howell on charges stemming from crimes committed in Livingston County, according to a press release. Three of the 24 shootings happened in Livingston County. Take a look at our interactive map to see where all of the shootings occurred. The exact time of the arraignment has not been determined, according to police. Other Prosecuting Attorneys are reviewing the individual cases in their jurisdictions and more charges are expected later this week.