Friday, December 14, 2012
Six family members all face charges in connection with a drug ring based out of a Shelby Township gas station and smoke shop.
A mother, her sons and three grandsons have been charged with multiple felonies for allegedly selling K2 and other drugs out of two Shelby Township businesses. The relatives are accused of distributing synthetic marijuana, also known as K2/Spice, cocaine, ecstasy, hydrocodone and marijuana out of the Citgo Gas Station and Woodstock Smoke Shop, which is about 100 feet away, on Van Dyke Avenue and 21 Mile Road. The owner of the gas station, Faize Dabish, 63, of West Bloomfield; her sons, David Dabish, 39; Derick Dabish, 31, and Dabish Dabish, 35, of West Bloomfield and Sterling Heights; and grandsons Audrick Dabish, 18, and Dedrick Dabish, 17, both of Sterling Heights, all face charges. They are expected to be arraigned in 41-A District …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The cheapest gas in Shelby today is $3.90 per gallon, and prices are expected to continue falling in coming weeks.
- Jen Anesi
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The average price for a gallon of gas is slowly starting to fall after hitting a seasonal peak of $3.87 on Sept. 14, according to the Wall Street Journal. AAA reports the national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is $3.79 today; one year ago today, the national average was $3.50 per gallon. “Retail gasoline prices have slowly been drifting lower since we hit a late summer peak of $3.8708 a gallon on Sept. 14,” Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), told the Wall Street Journal. He added that gas prices could fall into the $3.70s this week. In Shelby, you can find the cheapest gas at Citgo on 46555 Van Dyke Avenue, which is currently charging $3.90 per gallon of regular unleaded …
Friday, June 1, 2012
In a letter, a company leader asks local owners to stop selling Spice or K2—a synthetic form of marijuana—at all of its stations, effective immediately.
Citgo has asked the owners of its gas stations to stop selling K2 and Spice—a synthetic form of marijuana. The sale of K2 and Spice has caused concern for many parents and local officials in Michigan, and Alan Flagg, the general manager of light oils marketing for Citgo, joined the outcry. In a letter dated May 31, Flagg asked the local owners of Citgo stations to stop the sale of K2 at locally-owned, Citgo-branded locations, even in states where the substances are legal, including Michigan. “Substances such as synthetic marijuana and Bath Salts, sold under a variety of names, including Spice and K2, have proven to be harmful substances, especially for teenagers,” Flagg wrote in the letter. “At least 40 states have banned their sale in …
During a round table discussion on Fox 2 News, a local father shares his son's heartbreaking battle with K2. Meanwhile, reporter Taryn Asher asks Shelby business owners tough questions.