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 - October 25, 2016 - Plymouth Woman Charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Bridget Diane Caplin is Charged with Engaging in Criminal Sexual Conduct with a 15-Year-Old Plymouth Male
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Press Release - October 25, 2016 - Detroit Man Charged with Terrorism Threat Against Detroit Police Chief Craig

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Stuart Horatio Lewis Charged in Connection with Spray Painted Threats to the Police on a Commercial Building
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Press Release - October 25, 2016 - Detroit Man Charged in Green Street Fatal Stabbing

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Jason Alan Boyce Charged in Connection with a Fatal Stabbing on Green Street in Detroit.
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Press Release - News Updates - Week of October 16 - 22, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Romulus Mother Acted in Self-Defense in Stabbing of 16-Year-Old Son; Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting on Rosemont Street; Detroit Man Charged in Hip Hop Shop Homicide; Inkster Father and Girlfriend Charged in Death of Infant
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Press Release - October 21, 2016 - Corrected Copy - Detroit Man Charged in Kidnapping of Three-Year-Old Boy

Friday, October 21, 2016 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Michael Lee Grayson Has Been Charged with the Kidnapping of His Girlfriend's Son From a Location on Winston Street in Detroit
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Kym L. Worthy
Wayne County Prosecutor
(313) 224-5777

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