Huron Township woman, 26, dies in collision on Inkster Road Tuesday morning

By Scott Bolthouse — Hub Editor — ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

A 26-year-old Huron Township woman died from injuries sustained during a collision that occurred on Inkster Road between Grix and West Road Tuesday morning.

The crash occurred at 11:30 a.m.

Huron Township Public Safety Director Everette Robbins says an infant that was also in the car was transported to Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, and that the status of the injured child is unknown, but that injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

A 73-year-old Brownstown man driving the second car was transported to St. Joesph Mecry Hospital and is in critical condition.

“The preliminary investigation indicates that the male driver may have been suffering from some type of medical event prior to the crash. Our thoughts and prayers go out to both families,” Robbins said.

Emergency personnel from both Huron Township and Brownstown Township responded to the collision and were on scene within six minutes of the 911 call.

The Michigan State Police Crash Reconstruction Team responded and assisted the Huron Township Traffic Services Unit with the investigation.

Robbins said alcohol or drugs do not appear to be a factor in the crash and that the investigation is ongoing.

This article has been updated

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Special meeting will discuss search for new superintendent of Huron Schools

By Scott Bolthouse — Hub Editor — ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

A special school board meeting will be held Monday evening to discuss the open position for the Huron School District’s open superintendent position.

A forum will be conducted by Dr. Rod Green, Michigan Association of School Boards consultant, starting at 6 p.m. in the high school media center.

Green will provide an overview of the search process and will ask for input from community members regarding the criteria to be used in evaluating candidates.

Related: Huron School District superintendent to retire

Photo gallery: Back-to-school in Huron Township

It’s back-to-school in Huron Township!

By Scott Bolthouse — Hub Editor — ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Huron Hub readers shared over 100 back-to-school photos Tuesday on our Facebook page.

The response was overwhelming!

Thank you to all of the parents, grandparents, family, and staff members in the Huron district, who shared their special moments with us.

There is so much school pride in this community — it’s amazing.

Have a great school year!

 

Back-to-school photo gallery. Photos submitted by readers, everywhere. 

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Huron Township resident seeking donations for hurricane Harvey relief

Huron Township resident Jay McCumber will be loading a semi-trailer with supplies for hurricane Harvey relief. McCumber and his family own Hollywood Equipment Transport. Photos courtesy Jay McCumber.

By Scott Bolthouse — Hub Editor — ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Thousands of Texas residents are still in need of basic items following the aftermath of hurricane Harvey.

A local man that owns an equipment transport business is asking for donations to fill a semi-trailer that will be driven down to the Houston-area and distributed to those in need.

“Our goal is to fill a 53-foot trailer to send down to Houston. They are looking for just about anything,” said Jay McCumber, Huron Township resident and owner of Hollywood Equipment Transport.

“Whatever somebody wants to donate, we will make sure that it gets there. Our address is 19320 Middlebelt Road, which is four houses south of Sibley Road.”

McCumber said that all types of items are welcome to be donated, including mattresses, non-perishable food, water, blankets, pet food, and toiletries.

McCumber said that he and his family are looking to send the supplies in about 10 to 15 days, but he wants to get them as soon as possible for loading.

Drop-offs can be left in front of his large red building on the property if no-one is there to accept them personally.

“It does not matter what time of the day or night it is, they can donate in front of the big door in front of the red barn.”

He added that he will be working with the Red Cross to distribute the donations, and that he also has a connection with two FEMA officials on the ground near Houston.

McCumber can be reached at 734-320-7050 if there are any questions regarding donations.

This article has been updated


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St. Paul’s Church seeking crafters for Applefest show

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Romulus resident, 18, arrested in connection to Trail Creek larcenies

Alonzo Trent, 18, from Romulus, is charged with receiving and concealing stolen property after it is alleged that he entered several unlocked cars in the Trail Creek subdivision early Thursday morning. (Photo: Huron Township Police)

By Scott Bolthouse — Hub Editor — ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

An 18-year-old Romulus resident was arrested Thursday in connection to multiple thefts that occurred from unlocked vehicles parked in the Trail Creek subdivision.

It is alleged that Alonzo Trent entered several vehicles near the 25000 block of West Creek Drive during the early morning hours before fleeing from police into a wooded area.

After responding police set up a perimeter in the area, he was found and taken into custody.

Related: Romulus teen arrested on suspicion of breaking into cars in Trail Creek subdivision

Trent is charged with receiving and concealing stolen property and is currently being held in the Wayne County Jail.

Police say the incident remains under investigation.

“This is a case of teamwork at its finest. It started heads up resident who observed something suspicious, a quick response by our staff, and help from neighboring agencies. As always, we encourage our residents to call us if they see anything that is just not right. That’s what were here for,” Public Safety Director Everette Robbins said.

“We want to remind residents to please lock their vehicles, especially at night. In most cases, thieves will bypass locked vehicles and move on to one that is not locked. Many times, they don’t want to make noise and draw attention to themselves. Also, we encourage our residents not to leave valuables in their vehicles, turn on exterior lighting, and park in the garage if possible.”

Four reports of vehicle larcenies in Trail Creek were made by residents, and all of the vehicles were unlocked at the time.


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9 arrested during police warrant sweep in Huron Township

 

By Scott Bolthouse — Hub Editor — ScottBolthouse@HuronHub.com

Nine people were arrested Aug. 29 during a proactive warrant sweep conducted by the Huron Township Police Department.

“Our goal has always been to be a proactive police department. We will continue to do regular sweeps throughout the Township. We encourage people within the Township to turn themselves in on their outstanding arrest warrants to avoid our officers having to track them down,” said Public Safety Director Everette Robbins.

The arrests cleared-up 28 outstanding warrants, 19 of which were felony warrants.

The warrant sweep was conducted by officers working in the problem-oriented policing and traffic services unit, along with the detective bureau.

The sweep was led by Sgt. Jon Bettendorf.