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Monday, November 10, 2014

Taylor Barricaded Gunman Expected to be Arraigned This Afternoon

Taylor barricaded gunman Brett Lambert, 22, of Taylor, is expected to be arraigned this afternoon in connection with a stand-off with the Taylor Police on November 5, 2014 at approximately 11:00 p.m. Lambert has been charged with one count of Manufacture/Possession Incendiary Device with Malicious Intent, twelve counts of Assault with Intent to Commit Murder, twelve counts Felonious Assault, one count Felony Firearm, two counts of Discharge In or At a Building, one count of Discharge at Emergency/Police Vehicle, one count of Malicious Destruction of Fire or Police Property, two counts of Malicious Destruction of Building, two counts of Malicious Destruction of Personal Property.

Please confirm the arraignment time with the 23rd District Court today. Please contact the Taylor Police Department for a photograph of the defendant.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

DISTRICT ATTORNEY VANCE ANNOUNCES UP TO $35 MILLION IN FUNDING TO HELP ELIMINATE RAPE KIT BACKLOG IN CITIES NATIONWIDE

Second In Series Of Transformative Initiatives Funded By Manhattan DA's Office With Asset Forfeiture Money Secured Through Sanctions Cases

Testing Will Help Solve Cases Locally And Across The Country

Wayne County (Detroit) Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy said: "The impact that this is going to have on the estimated hundreds of thousands of untested rape kits across this country is massive. My fervent hope is that jurisdictions across this country that have untested rape kits will step out of the shadows, call Cy, and get them tested. Help is here. This is a glorious day for sexual assault victims that have been waiting for justice."

See press release attached.

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