Man Gets Life for Macomb Woman's Murder, Election Results Among Most-Read Articles on Patch in November

Our stats show these articles were must-reads for Macomb Township Patch readers during the month of November.

Here is a recap of the five posts that generated the most interest on Macomb Township Patch in November. Did you catch all five?

Winning 25,133 votes, Trustee Janet Dunn became the township's first female supervisor. Current Clerk Michael Koehs, Treasurer Karen Goodhue and trustees Dino Bucci, Roger M. Krzeminski and Nancy Nevers all won re-election, with newcomer Clifford Freitas taking the fourth trustee position.

The renewal of the police protection millage, which covers Macomb's contract with the Macomb County Sheriff's Office, passed with more than 66 percent of the vote.

Devil-Horned Defendant Gets Life for Murder of Macomb Grandmother

Macomb County Circuit Court Judge Peter J. Maceroni sentenced Joseph T. Reiner, 29 of Fraser, to life in prison without parole Nov. 14 and ordered him to pay more than $8,000 in court costs and restitution to the victim's family. 

Reiner was found guilty Sept. 14 of first-degree murder, assault with intent to murder and home invasion related to the stabbing and subsequent death of 69-year-old JoAnn Eisenhardt on .

Mistrial Declared for Former Macomb Dojo Owner Accused of Oral Sex with a Minor

A deadlocked jury resulted in a mistrial Nov. 9 in the trial of 39-year-old Joby Clark who was accused of engaging in sexual activity with a minor while the girl was a student at Butoku Karate Dojo, the Macomb Township karate school he once co-owned.

Clark had faced charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, stemming from accusations that he engaged in oral sex with a minor in 2009 and 2010, according to court records.

A 63-year-old Macomb Township woman was arrested Nov. 3 for assaulting a court officer and a Macomb County sheriff's deputy outside a home on Ashley Lauren Drive.

Patch lists the parades, tree lightings, Santa breakfasts and other holiday events taking place in cities and townships throughout Macomb County and southeast Michigan.


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