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Monday, May 12, 2014

Fredrick K. Young and Felando D. Hunter Charged in 2012 Homicides of Westland Teens

The conclusion of an extensive investigation conducted by the Detroit Police Department in conjunction with the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office has resulted in homicide charges for Fredrick K. Young, 25 (DOB 10/8/88) of Detroit and Felando D. Hunter, 23 (DOB 8/16/90), of Jackson, Michigan. The two defendants have been charged with the July 2012 homicides of Jacob Kudla, 18 and Jourdan Bobbish, 17, both of Westland. On July 27, 2012 at approximately 9:00 a.m., Detroit police officers responded to a run to a field located at Lyford and French Road in Detroit. The officers observed the remains of two dead bodies that had suffered gunshot wounds and were late identified as Kudla and Bobbish. It is alleged that Young and Hunter robbed, tortured, imprisoned and killed both victims. More specific details of the case will be presented in court at the preliminary examination.

Young and Hunter have each been charged with: First Degree Premeditate Murder, First Degree Felony Murder, Torture, Armed Robbery, Unlawful Imprisonment and Felony Firearm. Fredrick Young has been charged with Felon in Possession of a Firearm.

Both defendants will have their preliminary examinations on July 9, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. before Judge Michael Wagner.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

David Pomeroy and Michael Notoriano - Detroit and St. Clair Shores police sergeants charged with crimes in connection with an iPhone stolen from Notoriano's 16-year-old daughter. Today Judge Michael Callahan granted a motion to quash all felony counts against Pomeroy, finding that the district court erred in binding the case over. The following counts were dismissed: one count of Armed Robbery, two counts of Unlawful Imprisonment, one count of Larceny of a Firearm, one count of Public Official - Willful Neglect of Duty and Felony Firearm. The two misdemeanor counts of Public Official - Failure to Uphold the Law remain. The court indicated that a stay of proceedings would be granted if the case was appealed. "The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office disagrees with court's decision today and will appeal the ruling," said Maria Miller.

The judge denied the motion as it relates to Notoriano and his case will proceed on the following charges: Armed Robbery, two counts of Unlawful Imprisonment, two counts of Felonious Assault, two counts of Ethnic Intimidation, one count of Public Official-Willful Neglect of Duty, Felony Firearm and two misdemeanor counts of Public Official-Failure to Uphold the Law.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Detroit Man Charged and Arraigned in Eastern Market Homicide

On late Thursday, May 15, 2014, in 36th District Court Alphonso Jordan, 48 (DOB 10/30/65) was charged, arraigned and remanded to jail on a charge of First Degree Premeditated Murder. It is alleged that Jordan fatally stabbed Dawn Marie Ferguson, 49 of Detroit on May 13, 2014, at approximately 1:30 a.m. in front of a building located in the 1800 block of Alfred in Eastern Market. The preliminary examination will be held on May 27, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. before Judge Michael Wagner. A photograph of the defendant is attached.

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Dearborn Man Charged With Having Sexual Contact with 14-Year-Old Girl

Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has charged Hassan Kamel Mougnieh, 23 (DOB 11/6/90), of Dearborn with three counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct - Third Degree and two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct Fourth Degree. On May 14, 2014 at approximately 10:51 p.m., two Taylor police officers were on routine patrol in a parking lot when they came upon a mini-van in a parking lot located in the 23865 block of Eureka Road in Taylor. It is alleged that the adult defendant had sexual contact with a 14-year-old female while inside the min-van.

Mougnieh is expected to be arraigned today at 2:30 p.m. in 23rd District Court in Taylor before Judge William J. Sutherland.

Detroit Crime Commission Special Broadcast - Please review the press release attached on the DCC special will be broadcast on WXYZ Channel 7 at 1:00 pm on May 24, 2014 with rebroadcasts on Comcast Channel 900 and available on xfinity On-Demand.

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