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 - News Updates - Week of July 12 - 18, 2015

Monday, July 20, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Detroit Man Charged in Eastside Detroit Fatal Crash Bound Over for Trial; Angel Birch Found Competent to Stand Trial; Evan Reed Pled No Contest - Sentencing Date Scheduled; Mitchelle Blair Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole
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Press Release - July 16, 2015 - Two Detroit Teens Charged in Heyden Street Homicide

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Cody Clark and Arkeene Broaden Charged with the Homicide of Martez Johnson on Heyden Street
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Press Release - News Updates - July 5 - 11, 2015

Monday, July 13, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Detroit Man Charged in Greektown Fatal Shooting; State Senator Virgil Smith Jury Trial Scheduled; Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shootings on Cruse Street
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Press Release - July 12, 2015 - Two Detroit Men Charged in Beating Death of Woman

Monday, July 13, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Chiram M. Armstead and Kyle A. Kelly Charged with the Beating Death of a Woman
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Press Release - July 2, 2015 - Detroit Man Charged in Greektown Fatal Shooting

Thursday, July 02, 2015 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Denzel Lee Talbert Charged in Connection with a Fatal Shooting Incident that Occurred on Monroe Street in Greektown on June 21, 2015
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Kym L. Worthy
Wayne County Prosecutor
(313) 224 - 5777


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