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Monday, May 9, 2016

Antoine Jones - Detroit middle school basketball coach charged with inappropriate sexual contact with male students on case 16-003143. Today Jones was arraigned and remanded to jail on a new case. He has been charged with three counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct Second Degree for having inappropriate sexual contact with a now 15-year old male that began in June 2014 and continued until February 2016. The probable cause conference is on May 16, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is on May 23, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Deborah Lewis Langston.

Robert Bashara - The court has changed the hearing date from May 10, 2016 until May 24, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.

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Plymouth Man in Police Standoff Charged

Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has charged Daniel Jacob Howard, 25 (DOB: 12/4/90), of Plymouth with Discharge of a Firearm in Building, Discharge of a Firearm in a Motor Vehicle, Fleeing Third Degree, Carrying a Concealed Weapon in a Motor Vehicle, Resisting and Obstructing the Police, two counts of Domestic Violence Assault and Battery, and Felony Firearm.

On May 8, 2016 at approximately 2:50 a.m. it is alleged that Howard was at his mother's home in the 9000 block of Tavistock when he had an argument with his girlfriend. He physically assaulted his mother and his girlfriend. He retrieved a gun and went to the basement where it is alleged that he fired a shot into the wall, pointed the gun at his head and exited the house. The two women remained inside the house. When Howard was outside of the house he stood near his car and fired one shot into the air, then got into his car and as he drove off, he shot once at the back passenger window of his girlfriend's car. Plymouth police were dispatched to the house and they followed Howard in his car to I-275. At I-96 and Newburg Road Howard crashed into the median and his car stopped. He is alleged to have fired another shot in the air and threatened to shoot himself. After a two hour standoff the police took the defendant into custody.

The defendant was arraigned today before Judge James Plakas in 35th District Court. The probable cause conference is scheduled for May 20, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. before Judge Michael Gerou. The preliminary examination is scheduled for May 27, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. before Judge Ronald Lowe. The defendant received a $100,000 cash/surety bond.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

John Maguire - American Airlines pilot charged with Operating an Aircraft Under the Influence. At the request of the defense the case was adjourned until June 22, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. in 34th District Court.

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Detroit Man Charged in Parker Street Murder

Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Torius Inge, 46 (DOB: 1/29/70) of Detroit, today with Open Murder and Third Degree Arson. On May 12, 2016 at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Detroit Fire Department was dispatched to a home in the 5070 block of Parker in Detroit. When they arrived at the house, they discovered a dead woman, later identified as Grace Willie Hughes, 56, of Detroit. Her lifeless body had been burned, there was trauma to her head and multiple stab wounds on her body.

The Detroit Police Department conducted an investigation that identified Inge as the suspect. A warrant request was charged today and the defendant was arraigned and remanded to jail in 34th District Court in Romulus this afternoon. The facts of the case will be presented in 36th District Court in Detroit at the preliminary examination.

The probable cause hearing is scheduled for May 26, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for June 2, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Deborah Langston in 36th District Court.

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