Wayne County Prosecutor's Office

Welcome to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. At the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, we are committed to achieving justice for our cities most vulnerable residents. We will work tirelessly to hold offenders accountable, protect victims and we innovate to break the cycle of violence.

Our website will provide you with valuable information about our office programs and resources as well as your rights should you have the misfortune to be the victim of a crime. We regularly update press releases and other information on the web site so check for changes.

The Wayne County Prosecutor is the lawyer for the people, an elected official who is elected every four years. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office prosecutes felony cases throughout Wayne County. My staff of over 180 assistant prosecuting attorneys, 24 investigators and 70 clerical and non lawyers support staff prosecute over 52% of all felony cases in Michigan.   Forbes Magazine recently named Detroit as the most violent city in America. Our office is one of the 10th largest by case load in America and yet our staff is miniscule compared to offices like Los Angeles who enjoy a staff of over 2,200 or even Philadelphia who employ over 600 people. I am proud of our record and the miracles that we accomplish everyday.
 
 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is to pursue justice, to safeguard the community by demanding accountability for those who commit crimes and to enhance the quality of life by changing the culture of violence. 
 
 
 

Third Circuit Court Case Look-Up

The Third Circuit Court is now allowing the public to look up cases on Odyssey.  Victims, and others, can check the status of cases at any time after the case has been bound over from District Court to the Third Circuit Court.  Access is limited to public cases and does not include suppressed cases.


Visit the Third Circuit Court Website


 




News & Press Releases

Press Release - September 29, 2016 - Juvenile Male Charged in Whitehill Street Fatal Car Crash

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Sixteen-Year-Old Charged in Fatal Car Crash on Whitehill Street at Casino Avenue in Detroit that Killed 15-Year-Old Front Seat Passenger
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Press Release - September 28, 2016 - Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash on Ewald Circle

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Levonte Deshawn Choice Charged in Fatal Car Crash at Ewald Circle and San Juan Street in Detroit
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Press Release - News Updates - Week of September 18 - 24, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Defendant Marquise Cromer Charges Amended in Fatal Shooting of DPD Sergeant Kenneth Steil; Redford Township Man Charged in Another Home Invasion and Assault; Prosecutor Worthy to Host First Detroit Sexual Assault Summit
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Press Release - September 23, 2016 - Prosecutor Worthy to Host First Detroit Sexual Assault Summit

Friday, September 23, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
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Press Release - September 22, 2016 - Detroit Man Charged in Wyandotte Fatal Car Crash

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Eric Lamont-Allen Turnipseed Charged in Fatal Car Crash at Fort Street and Ford Avenue in Wyandotte
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Kym L. Worthy
Wayne County Prosecutor
(313) 224-5777

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