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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Suspect charged with arson of home

December 11, 2019, Canton, MI – Jason Michael Wilkinson was arraigned yesterday in 35th District Court on two charges related to a residential structure fire that occurred on Crestmont Drive, in February, 2019. 

Wilkinson, 38 from Waterf...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Police Department's Juvenile Diversion Program

December 9, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department, working in conjunction with Growth Works and the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, has implemented a new Juvenile Diversion Program. The one- year “pilot”...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Suspect arrested and charged with theft from vehicles

Update - Suspect charged

December 9, 2019 – Canton, MI – This weekend, suspect Kevin William Chenevare-Lowery, Jr., age 19, from Ypsilanti, was arraigned on three charges related to the below incident on December 6.  Charges in...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Two new canine join Canton’s police force

July 10, 2019, Canton, MI – Canton had two new canine officers officially join the force last week.  Canine Ragnar, with his handler/partner Officer Bryan Szostak, and Canine Tino, with his handler/partner Officer Brian Zinser, received...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Missing 15-year old female

July 3, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department is asking for assistance in locating a missing 15-year old female.  Marketa Lucas was last seen leaving her residence in Canton on Monday, July 1, at 8 a.m.  Marketa may b...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Superintendent of Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Receives Safe Schools Leadership Award from the

June 25, 2019, Canton, MI – Yesterday, Monica Merritt, Superintendent of the Plymouth-Canton Community School District, was awarded with the 2019 Chief Nicholas C. Derzis Safe Schools Leadership Award from the National Association of School Reso...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Road Reopened at 3:45 p.m. (Canton Center Road at Cherry Hill)

3:45 p.m., June 12, 2019, Canton, MI -  The intersection of Canton Center & Cherry Hill has fully reopened.  No additional information is being released at this time.

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June 12, 2019, Canton, MI – Today at approximately 11:...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Temporary Traffic Order issued in conjunction with Liberty Fest activities

Due to the Liberty Fest Run and expected heavy traffic for the Liberty Fest fireworks display in Heritage Park, the Director of Public Safety has issued an emergency traffic order in accordance with the Uniform Traffic Code for Cities, Townships  ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Joint task force arrests 4 individuals in fraud investigation

May 22, 2019, Canton, MI - The Canton Police Department, in conjunction with the Homeland Security Investigations Financial Task Force (B.E.S.T. /3 P.M.L.), has been involved in a lengthy criminal investigation stemming out of Canton regarding what is bel...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Suspicious situation reported at a bus stop

April 12, 2019, Canton, MI – This morning at approximately 8:40 a.m., a student of Plymouth-Canton Community Schools reported that an unknown male drove by the bus stop near Pointe & Sussex at approximately 8:20 a.m., and asked the kids if t...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Public Safety Announces Youth Academy this Summer

 

March 26, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is hosting a one-week summer program for teens age 13 to 17 years old.  This year’s Youth Academy will be held Monday, June 24 – Friday, June...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Police Department retirement announced

March 11, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department announces the retirement of Police Lieutenant Michael Steckel at the end of March.

Michael Steckel was hired by the department as a police officer in 1995.  He was promoted...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Citizens Police Academy registration open during the month of February

January 29, 2019, Canton, MI – The Canton Police Department will be accepting applications during the month of February for its popular Citizens Police Academy.  This year’s eight-week program will be held on Thursdays, from 6...

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Posted on: January 19, 2019

Canton issues a Snow Emergency

 

January 19, 2019, Canton, MI –   Effective Saturday, January 19 at 2:30 p.m. – Sunday, January 20, 2019, at 11 p.m., a Snow Emergency is hereby declared for the Charter Township of Canton by Public Safety Director Joshua C. Meier.In acc...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Suspected driver charged in pedestrian hit and run

 

December 19, 2018, Canton, MI – Yesterday, Dearborn resident Zeina Diab Elhage, age 64, was arraigned in 35th District Court on a warrant approved by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office for:

  
  • One c...
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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Canton hosting first Youth Public Safety Academy

May 15, 2017, Canton, MI – The Canton Public Safety Department is hosting a one-week summer program for teens age 13 to 17 years old, providing a fun, interactive learning experience designed to:

  • Teach students about the daily operations of the p...
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