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Press Release - March 21, 2019 - National Crime Victims' Rights Week is Coming
Press Release - March 21, 2019 - National Crime Victims' Rights Week is Coming
Thursday, March 21, 2019
National Crime Victims' Rights Week is April 7 - 13, 2019. This year's theme is Honoring Our Past, Creating Hope for the Future. Please see the attached Schedule of Events flyers.
Press Release - March 20, 2019 - Detroit Juvenile Faces Weapons Charges
Press Release - March 20, 2019 - Detroit Juvenile Faces Weapons Charges
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
A 15-year-old male juvenile has been charged in connection with an attempt to carry a weapon into Mumford High School.
Press Release - March 20, 2019 - Chelsa Wagner and Husband Khari Mosley Charged in Altercation
Press Release - March 20, 2019 - Chelsa Wagner and Husband Khari Mosley Charged in Altercation
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Pittsburgh Controller Chelsa Wagner and her husband Khari Mosley have been charged in connection with the March 6, 2019 altercation with Detroit Police Officers that occurred at the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit.
Press Release - March 19, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Press Release - March 19, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
JC Deandrey Hogan has been charged in connection with the March 16, 2019 fatal car crash that killed 62-year-old Gregory Anderson.
News Updates - Week of March 10 - 16, 2019
News Updates - Week of March 10 - 16, 2019
Monday, March 18, 2019
Detroit Man Charged with Possessing Fighting Dogs and Animal Cruelty; Detroit Duo Charged in Auto Thefts; Albert Weathers Preliminary Exam to Continue on March 29, 2019; Harper Woods Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting
Press Release - March 13, 2019 - Harper Woods Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting
Press Release - March 13, 2019 - Harper Woods Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Nija Monet Starke has been charged in the fatal shooing of Eugene Jones, Jr. that occurred in the 21400 block of Kingsville in Harper Woods, MI.
Press Release - March 11, 2019 - Detroit Duo Charged in Auto Thefts
Press Release - March 11, 2019 - Detroit Duo Charged in Auto Thefts
Monday, March 11, 2019
Rodil Roberto Johnson-Smith and Coriante Dewayne Harras have been charged in connection with the theft and unlawful driving away of two vehicles in Detroit.
Press Release - March 11, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged with Possessing Fighting Dogs & Animal Cruelty
Press Release - March 11, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged with Possessing Fighting Dogs & Animal Cruelty
Monday, March 11, 2019
Julian Akyan has been charged after an investigation recovered approximately 30 dogs with bite trauma and injuries, consistent with dog fighting, from four properties in Detroit that were connected to the defendant.
News Updates - Week of March 3 - 9, 2019
News Updates - Week of March 3 - 9, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
Southgate Teen Charged in False Report of a Traffic Stop; Desmond Robinson Sentenced in Fatal Hit-and-Run of Wayne County Sheriff Sergeant Lee Smith; Detroit Man Charged in Dearborn Fatal Shooting; Detroit Man Charged in I-94 Road Rage Incident
Press Release - March 8, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in I-94 Road Rage Incident
Press Release - March 8, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in I-94 Road Rage Incident
Friday, March 08, 2019
Demetrius Deshawn Butler has been charged in connection with the March 7, 2019 road rage incident that occurred on westbound I-94 near Merriman Road in Romulus, MI.
Press Release - March 8, 2019 - Man Sentenced to 18-20 Years in Prison for Murder of Detroit Gay Man
Press Release - March 8, 2019 - Man Sentenced to 18-20 Years in Prison for Murder of Detroit Gay Man
Friday, March 08, 2019
Hameer Alkotait has been sentenced to 18 - 20 years in prison for the 2013 murder of a Detroit gay man.
Press Release - March 7, 2019 - Sixteen-Year-Old Juvenile Charged in Dearborn Heights Homicide
Press Release - March 7, 2019 - Sixteen-Year-Old Juvenile Charged in Dearborn Heights Homicide
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Sixteen-year-old Adult Designated Juvenile Daylon Jamar Wooten has been charged in the February 26, 2019 homicide of a 17-year-old Inkster man in Dearborn Heights, MI.
Press Release - March 5, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Dearborn Fatal Shooting
Press Release - March 5, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Dearborn Fatal Shooting
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Allen Michael Sherrill Has been charged in connection with the March 1, 2019 fatal shooting that occurred in the 17600 block of Michigan Avenue in Dearborn.
Press Release - March 5, 2019 - Southgate Teen Charged in False Report of a Traffic Stop
Press Release - March 5, 2019 - Southgate Teen Charged in False Report of a Traffic Stop
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Faith Kathleen Gentry has been charged with filing a false report of a misdemeanor to the Southgate Police Department.
News Updates - Week of February 24 - March 2, 2019
News Updates - Week of February 24 - March 2, 2019
Monday, March 04, 2019
Waterford Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash; Westland Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash; Detroit Man Charged in Kidnapping of Five-Year-Old Girl
Press Release - February 27, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Kidnapping of Five-Year-Old Girl
Press Release - February 27, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Kidnapping of Five-Year-Old Girl
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Fernando San-Miguel has been charged in connection with the kidnapping of a five-year-old girl from her backyard at her home on Wheelock Street in Detroit.
Press Release - February 26, 2019 - Westland Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Press Release - February 26, 2019 - Westland Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
John Henry Johnson, III has been charged in connection with the fatal car crash that killed his 24-year-old passenger in the 8600 block of Puritan Avenue near Wisconsin Street.
Press Release - February 25, 2019 - Waterford Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Press Release - February 25, 2019 - Waterford Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Monday, February 25, 2019
Michael Blakeman has been charged in connection with the fatal car crash that killed his new wife, Angelina Melnikova-Blakeman.
News Updates - Week of February 17 - 23, 2019
News Updates - Week of February 17 - 23, 2019
Monday, February 25, 2019
Downriver Defendants Charged in Animal Abuse Case; New Court Date in Mateen Cleaves Case; Off-Duty Detroit Police Officer Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting Incident at Wedding Reception
Press Release - February 22, 2019 - Off-Duty Detroit P.O. Charged in Wedding Reception Shooting
Press Release - February 22, 2019 - Off-Duty Detroit P.O. Charged in Wedding Reception Shooting
Friday, February 22, 2019
Off-duty Detroit police officer Diamond Greenwood and her brother, Terry Dawayne Catchings have been charged in connection with a non-fatal shooting incident that occurred during a wedding reception.
Press Release - February 19, 2019 - Downriver Defendants Charged in Animal Abuse Case
Press Release - February 19, 2019 - Downriver Defendants Charged in Animal Abuse Case
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
David Scott McMurtrie, Kayli Lynn Sparks and David Squire Bowling have been charged in connection with the recovery of 17 emaciated, sick and neglected dogs found in a truck outside of a residence in Ecorse, MI.
News Updates - Week of February 10 - 16, 2019
News Updates - Week of February 10 - 16, 2019
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Jury Found Aubrey Stanley and Arthur Stanley Guilty as Charged; Detroit Mn Charged in LaSalle Boulevard Homicide
Press Release - February 14, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in LaSalle Boulevard Homicide
Press Release - February 14, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in LaSalle Boulevard Homicide
Thursday, February 14, 2019
David Calvin Moore has been charged in connection with the February 6, 2019 fatal shooting of 64-year-old Willie Ray Pittman, Jr, that occurred on LaSalle Boulevard in Detroit.
News Updates - Week of February 3 - 9, 2019
News Updates - Week of February 3 - 9, 2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
Detroit Man Charged in School Bus Driver Assault and Robbery; Detroit Man Charged in Sexual Assault of 11-Year-Old Girl; Statement of Prosecutor Worthy on the Passing of Congressman John Dingell
Press Release - February  8, 2019 - Prosecutor Worthy on the Passing of Congressman John Dingell
Press Release - February 8, 2019 - Prosecutor Worthy on the Passing of Congressman John Dingell
Friday, February 08, 2019
'America and Michigan have lost a legend, a visionary, an extraordinary lawmaker, friend and irreplaceable icon. ...'
Press Release - February 7, 2019 - Plan Aims to Increase Retention, Add Attorneys at WCPO
Press Release - February 7, 2019 - Plan Aims to Increase Retention, Add Attorneys at WCPO
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Wayne County Executive Warren C. Evans and Prosecutor Kym Worthy applauded the County Commission for approving a $1.5 million retention plan.
Press Release - February 7, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Sexual Assault of 11-Year-Old Girl
Press Release - February 7, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Sexual Assault of 11-Year-Old Girl
Thursday, February 07, 2019
Darrell Lee Harris has been charged in connection with two separate criminal sexual assaults of an 11-year-old girl.
Press Release - February 5, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in School Bus Driver Assault and Robbery
Press Release - February 5, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in School Bus Driver Assault and Robbery
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Reshawn Clark, also known as Reshaun Lamar Clark, has been charged in connection with the assault and unarmed robbery of a 63-year-old man who was driving a school bus in front of children riding in it.
News Updates - Week of January 27 - February 2, 2019
News Updates - Week of January 27 - February 2, 2019
Monday, February 04, 2019
Two Charged in Barricaded Gunman Incident on Varjo Street; Third Precinct Commander Charged in Alcohol Related Car Incident; Albert Weathers Preliminary Exam date Changed; Detroit Man Charged in Southfield Freeway Fatal Shooting
Press Release - February 1, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Southfield Freeway Fatal Shooting
Press Release - February 1, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Southfield Freeway Fatal Shooting
Friday, February 01, 2019
Derrick Devon Durham has been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of three-year-old Christian Miller on the Southfield Freeway in Detroit.
Press Release - January 30, 2019 - Third Precinct Commander Charged in Alcohol Car Related Incident
Press Release - January 30, 2019 - Third Precinct Commander Charged in Alcohol Car Related Incident
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Detroit Police Department Third Precinct Commander Johnny Alfred Thomas has been charged in connection with an alcohol related car incident that occurred at Mack and St. Antoine in Detroit.
Press Release - January 29, 2019 - Two Charged in Barricaded Gunman Incident on Varjo Street
Press Release - January 29, 2019 - Two Charged in Barricaded Gunman Incident on Varjo Street
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Deandre Hayes and Danyell Harris have been charged in connection with an incident involving a Detroit cab driver that escalated to a barricaded gunman situation.
News Updates - Week of January 20 - 26, 2019
News Updates - Week of January 20 - 26, 2019
Monday, January 28, 2019
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting at Domino's Pizza; WCPO Denies Inkster Homicide Warrant; Second WCPO Town Hall Meeting Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather
Press Release - January 23, 2019 - WCPO Denies Inkster Homicide Warrant
Press Release - January 23, 2019 - WCPO Denies Inkster Homicide Warrant
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
WCPO has denied a homicide warrant in connection with the fatal shooting at a gas station on Michigan Avenue in Inkster.
Press Release - January 22, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting at Dominos Pizza
Press Release - January 22, 2019 - Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting at Dominos Pizza
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Devante Algin Norfleet has been charged with firing a weapon through the front window of a Domino's Pizza located on West McNichols in Detroit.
Press Release - January 22, 2019 - Five People Charged in Harper Woods Carjacking
Press Release - January 22, 2019 - Five People Charged in Harper Woods Carjacking
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Dominique Mickeal-Yvette Cooper, Sirentiee Zacara Brown, Maurice Houston Vernon, Omari Dujuan Lloyd and Angel Marie Schultz have been charged in the Harper Woods carjacking of an 18-year-old woman and her 16-year-old friend.
News Updates - Week of January 13 - 19, 2018
News Updates - Week of January 13 - 19, 2018
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Sentencing for Timothy Eubanks adjourned until January 31, 2019; Wayne County Prosecutor to Hold Second Town Hall Meeting; Two Downriver Men Charged in Brownstown Township Fatal Beating; Five People Charged in Harper Woods Carjacking
Press Release - January 17, 2019 - Two Downriver Men Charged in Brownstown Township Fatal Beating
Press Release - January 17, 2019 - Two Downriver Men Charged in Brownstown Township Fatal Beating
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Rickey Dale Richett and Damian Antony Willingham have been charged in the fatal beating of a 50-year-old Battle Creek man in the parking lot of a Brownstown Township bar.
Press Release - January 15, 2019
Press Release - January 15, 2019
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Statement of Prosecutor Kym Worthy on the Appointment of Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud
Press Release - January 15, 2019 - Prosecutor Worthy to Hold Second Town Hall Meeting
Press Release - January 15, 2019 - Prosecutor Worthy to Hold Second Town Hall Meeting
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy invites citizens from Detroit Precincts 5, 7, 9 and 11 to a Town Hall Meeting. Please see the attached flyer and press release.
News Updates - Week of January 6 - 12, 2019
News Updates - Week of January 6 - 12, 2019
Monday, January 14, 2019
Wilburt Thomas pled guilty to charges connected to the fatal car crash on I-94 that killed his seven-year-old daughter; James Fleming referred for competency in the senior citizen housing homicide; Juvenile Charged in Assault on Cody High School Teacher
Press Release - January 11, 2019 - Juvenile Charged in Assault on Cody High School Teacher
Press Release - January 11, 2019 - Juvenile Charged in Assault on Cody High School Teacher
Friday, January 11, 2019
A 14-year-old male student has been charged in connection with the assault and battery of a 63-year-old Cody High School teacher.
Press Release - January 10, 2019 - WCPO Conviction Integrity Unit Has Dismissed Two Cases
Press Release - January 10, 2019 - WCPO Conviction Integrity Unit Has Dismissed Two Cases
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Kelly Ramsey has dismissed the cases against Kevin Lackey and Michael Powels.
News Updates - Week of January 1 - 5, 2019
News Updates - Week of January 1 - 5, 2019
Monday, January 07, 2019
The Preliminary Exam in the pedestrian crash killing retired Sterling Heights Police Sergeant Daryl Brown has been rescheduled; Jason Malinas sentenced in carjacking and robbery of 89-year-old woman; Prosecutor Worthy's Statement on the Flint Water Crisis
2019 January 7 - Statement of Prosecutor Kym Worthy on the Flint Water Crisis Cases
2019 January 7 - Statement of Prosecutor Kym Worthy on the Flint Water Crisis Cases
Monday, January 07, 2019
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has asked the Wayne County Prosecutors Office (WCPO) to do an independent evaluation of the Flint Water criminal cases. A decision will be made at a later time addressing what entity will continue these prosecutions.