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Deangelo Martin Sentenced in Four East Side Detroit Murder Cases
Deangelo Martin Sentenced in Four East Side Detroit Murder Cases
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Today he was sentenced by Judge Regina Thomas to four concurrent Second-Degree Murder sentences to 45 to 70 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections. He also received concurrent sentences of 20 to 40 years in the MDOC on his other CSC cases.
WCPO and WMU - Cooley Law School Innocence Project Interview
WCPO and WMU - Cooley Law School Innocence Project Interview
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Valerie Newman of the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office and Tracey Brame of the Western Michigan University - Cooley Law School Innocence Project talk about their $550,000 grant awarded by the Department of Justice.
Dearborn Parents Charged with Child Abuse of Infant Daughter
Dearborn Parents Charged with Child Abuse of Infant Daughter
Monday, October 3, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Murtadha Mohsein Almeamaar, 31, and Amy Lynn Taulbee, 30, both of Dearborn, in connection with the child abuse of their one-year-old daughter.
Dearborn Police Arrest Parents Suspected of Abuse of Infant Child
Dearborn Police Arrest Parents Suspected of Abuse of Infant Child
Monday, October 3, 2022
On October 3, 2022, Amy Taulbee and Murtadha Almeamaar, both from Dearborn, were arraigned in 19th District Court in front of Honorable Judge Salamy on a charge of 1st Degree Child Abuse.
Detroit Man Charged in Carjacking of 95-Year-Old Woman
Detroit Man Charged in Carjacking of 95-Year-Old Woman
Friday, September 30, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged James Douglas Smith, 24, (DOB: 04/28/1998), of Detroit, in connection with stealing a 95-year-old Detroit woman's car.
Detroit Man and Woman Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Michigan State Police Trooper
Detroit Man and Woman Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Michigan State Police Trooper
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Andrae Scott, Jr., 28, and his friend, Robin K. Hall, 23, both of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a Michigan State Police trooper.
Couple Charged in Fatal Shooting in Downtown Detroit
Couple Charged in Fatal Shooting in Downtown Detroit
Friday, September 23, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Ronald Gaskin Anthony, 27, of Oak Park, and Alana Michele Caver, 26, of Canton, in connection with the fatal shooting of Akeem Stevens, 34, of Detroit.
Brother Charged in Fatal Shooting of Boxer Isiah Jones
Brother Charged in Fatal Shooting of Boxer Isiah Jones
Friday, September 23, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Timothy Lyman, 30, in connection with the fatal shooting of his brother, boxer Isiah Jones, 28, both of Detroit.
Detroit Mother Charged in Fatal Shooting of Eight-Year-Old Daughter
Detroit Mother Charged in Fatal Shooting of Eight-Year-Old Daughter
Friday, September 16, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Erica Sade Graham, 31, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of her eight-year-old daughter.
WCPO and WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project Announce DOJ Grant Award
WCPO and WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project Announce DOJ Grant Award
Thursday, September 15, 2022
The WCPO and the WMU-Cooley Law School Innocence Project are pleased to announce that the Department of Justice is awarding a $550,000 grant to collaborate on case review and DNA testing in post-conviction cases.
Serial Rapist Sentenced in Five Sexual Assault Cases
Serial Rapist Sentenced in Five Sexual Assault Cases
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Today Judge Bridget Hathaway gave Defendant Lionel Wells concurrent sentences of all five cases of 25 to 50 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections.
Uber Driver Charged in Sexual Assault
Uber Driver Charged in Sexual Assault
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Wessam Ali-Karem Al-Thwej, 37, of Dearborn Heights in connection with the sexual assault of a 24-year-old Roseville, Michigan woman.
River Rouge Teen Charged in Homicide of Friend
River Rouge Teen Charged in Homicide of Friend
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Today, Zyar Brooks, 17, of River Rouge, has been charged as an adult offender in connection with the homicide of his friend Edmond Lamont Butler, 17, of Detroit.
Harper Woods Man Charged in Fatal Shootings of Mother & Boyfriend
Harper Woods Man Charged in Fatal Shootings of Mother & Boyfriend
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Demond Thomas Burgen, Jr., 19, of Harper Woods, in connection with the fatal shootings of his mother, Khalilah Elam, 45, also of Harper Woods and Reginald Farmer, Jr., 52, of Ypsilanti.
Dontae Smith Charged in Shooting Spree Killing Three Detroiters
Dontae Smith Charged in Shooting Spree Killing Three Detroiters
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Dontae Ramon Smith, 19, (DOB: 04/30/32003), of Detroit, in connection with his August 28, 2022, shooting spree that killed three people. A surviving man was seriously injured, and his dog was shot in the foot.
Detroit Man Charged in Manistique Street Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman
Detroit Man Charged in Manistique Street Fatal Shooting of Transgender Woman
Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Deontae Antoine Close, 31, (DOB: 09/15/1990), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of a 33-year-old transgender woman of Ohio. The victim's preferred name was Dede. Her dead name is Deangelo Ricks.
Warren Woman Charged in Mack Avenue/Field Street Fatal Crash
Warren Woman Charged in Mack Avenue/Field Street Fatal Crash
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Shacuria Latrice Nicholson, 20, (DOB: 12/18/2001), of Warren in connection with a car crash that killed Lorena Washington, 43, and non-fatally injured a 61-year-old man, both of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Maine Street Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Maine Street Fatal Shooting
Monday, August 29, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Larnell Fredrick Smith, 34, (DOB: 02/03/1988), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Dijon Nelson, 32, also of Detroit.
Boyfriend Charged in Homicide of Two-Year-Old Boy
Boyfriend Charged in Homicide of Two-Year-Old Boy
Thursday, August 25, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Laurence James Powell, 27, (DOB: 04/27/1995), of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of two-year-old Xavier Jones. Defendant Powell is the boyfriend of Xavier's mother.
Detroit Man Charged in Skinner Park Non-Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Skinner Park Non-Fatal Shooting
Monday, August 22, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Anthony Bradford, 19, (DOB: 02/03/2003), of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 12-year-old Detroit girl.
Redford Man Charged in Assault of Police Officers
Redford Man Charged in Assault of Police Officers
Monday, August 15, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Sahr Richardson, 21, (DOB: 06/07/2001), of Redford, in connection with fleeing and eluding Detroit police officers.
DPD Officer Enters No Contest Plea in Death of Attorney Cliff Woodards
DPD Officer Enters No Contest Plea in Death of Attorney Cliff Woodards
Monday, August 15, 2022
Today, the defendant pled no contest to Willful Neglect of Duty. Count one, Involuntary Manslaughter will be dismissed at sentencing.
Westland Man Charged in Homicide of Grand Blanc Teen
Westland Man Charged in Homicide of Grand Blanc Teen
Friday, August 12, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Avion Sanders, 23, (DOB: 05/05/1999), of Westland, in connection with the homicide of Jacob Hills, 18, of Grand Blanc.
Grosse Pointe Man Charged with Assault and Fleeing the Police
Grosse Pointe Man Charged with Assault and Fleeing the Police
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Carl Emerson Travis, 51, (DOB: 07/25/1971), of Grosse Pointe, in connection with the assault of a 35-year-old Harrison Township woman. The victim is the ex-wife of Defendant Travis.
Flat Rock Man Charged in Huron Township Homicide
Flat Rock Man Charged in Huron Township Homicide
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jaylin Julius Colon, 20, (DOB: 07/18/2002), of Flat Rock, in connection with the fatal shooting of Gavino Torres III,17, of Detroit.
Kimball Charged in Homicide of Lamar Waller
Kimball Charged in Homicide of Lamar Waller
Friday, August 5, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged James Kimball Jr., 35 (DOB: 03/24/1987), in connection with the homicide of Lamar D. Waller, both of Detroit.
Winston Kirtley, Jr. Charged in Coyle Street Homicides and Shootings
Winston Kirtley, Jr. Charged in Coyle Street Homicides and Shootings
Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Winston Kirtley Jr., 36, (DOB: 07/09/1986), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shootings of Toyake Thirkeild, 39, and Andre Willis, 38, both of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Hollywood Avenue Arson
Detroit Man Charged in Hollywood Avenue Arson
Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Anthony Fields, 34, (DOB: 10/02/1987), of Detroit, in connection with an arson of a Detroit Land Bank home that injured multiple members of the Detroit Fire Department.
Seven Michigan Prosecutors Reaffirm their Position on Abortion Prosecution
Seven Michigan Prosecutors Reaffirm their Position on Abortion Prosecution
Monday, August 1, 2022
We reaffirm that commitment today. Litigation on this issue will undoubtedly continue. We have supported Governor Whitmer's litigation efforts to guarantee the right to reproductive freedom.
Fair Michigan Names Kam Towns as New Special Prosecutor
Fair Michigan Names Kam Towns as New Special Prosecutor
Monday, August 1, 2022
PLYMOUTH - August 1, 2022 - Alanna Maguire, president of the non-profit Fair Michigan Foundation, today announced the appointment of Kam Towns as the new Special Prosecutor of the Fair Michigan Justice Project.
Charges Issue in Fatal Shooting of Teen Boy
Charges Issue in Fatal Shooting of Teen Boy
Monday, August 1, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Ryan Mcleod, 16, (DOB: 10/08/2005), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old Detroit boy. Defendant Mcleod has been charged as an adult offender.
Detroit Men Charged in Rosemont Ave. Murder for Hire
Detroit Men Charged in Rosemont Ave. Murder for Hire
Friday, July 22, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Billy Ray Cromer, 35, (DOB: 04/28/1987), and Spencer Louis Cromer III, 18, (DOB: 01/02/2004), both of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Tiffany Joseph, 32, also of Detroit.
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of 12-Year-Old Boy
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of 12-Year-Old Boy
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 13-year-old juvenile male, (DOB: 02/20/2009), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy, also of Detroit. The victim was the cousin of the juvenile respondent.
Harper Woods Man Charged with Mother's Homicide
Harper Woods Man Charged with Mother's Homicide
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Today Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jonathan Welch a.k.a. Jonathan Lamont-John Welch, 23, (DOB: 05/06/1999), of Harper Woods*, in connection with the fatal stabbing of his 42-year-old mother, Flossie Bray of Harper Woods.
Lincoln Park Man Charged in Norman Street Homicide
Lincoln Park Man Charged in Norman Street Homicide
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
On July 12, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Fadi Moussa Faraj, 36, (DOB: 09/21/1985), of Lincoln Park, in connection with the fatal shooting of John Gregg Jr., 39, of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Liquor Store Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Liquor Store Fatal Shooting
Friday, July 15, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Terrance Anderson Lewis, 20, (DOB: 09/02/2001), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Francisco O'Neal, 48, also of Detroit.
Lincoln Park Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting in Flat Rock
Lincoln Park Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting in Flat Rock
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Robert William Antosz, 52, (DOB: 02/25/1970), of Lincoln Park, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 55-year-old man and 55-year-old woman, both of Flat Rock.
Detroit Man Sentenced in the Homicide of Bashar Kallabat
Detroit Man Sentenced in the Homicide of Bashar Kallabat
Thursday, July 14, 2022
On June 14, 2022, Pickett was convicted by a jury of Second-Degree Murder which carries a penalty of Life or any term of years in prison. Today, Judge Thomas Hathaway sentenced the defendant to 45 to 60 years for Second-Degree Murder.
Harper Woods Man Charged in Kenosha Street Homicides
Harper Woods Man Charged in Kenosha Street Homicides
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jonathan Welch, 23, (DOB: 05/06/1999), of Harper Woods*, in connection with the non-fatal stabbing of his 42-year-old mother and the homicides of Zlayiah Frazier, 22, and Robert Bray Jr., 70.
Detroit Man Charged with Torture and Sexual Assault of Girlfriend
Detroit Man Charged with Torture and Sexual Assault of Girlfriend
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Today, Judge Kenneth King revoked Defendant Welch's $100,000/10% cash/surety bond. The Preliminary Examination is scheduled for August 4, 2022, 1:30 p.m., in 36th District Court.
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of 14-Year-Old Girl
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of 14-Year-Old Girl
Monday, July 11, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 13-year-old juvenile male, (DOB: 10/03/2008), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of 14-year-old girl, also of Detroit
Juvenile Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of 12-Year-Old Boy
Juvenile Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of 12-Year-Old Boy
Monday, July 11, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 14-year-old juvenile male, (DOB: 04/28/2008), of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 12-year-old Detroit boy.
Prosecutor Kym Worthy's Statement on the Death of  DPD Officer Loren Courts
Prosecutor Kym Worthy's Statement on the Death of DPD Officer Loren Courts
Thursday, July 7, 2022
':Every resource imaginable needs to be provided to keep all of us safe - especially our children and the brave men and women in law enforcement that risk their lives every day in the face of escalating violence.'
 Dazaun Leonard-Davaugh Johnson Arraigned in Assault on Senior Woman
Dazaun Leonard-Davaugh Johnson Arraigned in Assault on Senior Woman
Thursday, July 7, 2022
On Friday, July 2, 2022 Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Dazaun Leonard-Davaugh Johnson, 30 (DOB: 06/09/1992), of Detroit, in connection with a home invasion and sexual assault of a 78-yearold woman.
Ohio Man Charged with Enticing a Minor for Immoral Purposes
Ohio Man Charged with Enticing a Minor for Immoral Purposes
Thursday, July 7, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Shawn P. Francis, 35 (DOB: 10/03/1986), of Ohio, for having inappropriate contact with a 13-year-old girl over social media. *
Westland Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Westland Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Cary Anthony Taylor, 41, (DOB: 06/28/1981), of Westland, in connection with the fatal shooting of Tabitha Cornwall, 41, also of Westland.
Prosecutor Kym Worthy's Statement on the MSC Ruling  on the One-Man Grand Jury
Prosecutor Kym Worthy's Statement on the MSC Ruling on the One-Man Grand Jury
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
'This has been a powerful tool to combat the 'no snitch mentality' and I am disappointed and fearful for what the future will hold without this important criminal process,' said Prosecutor Kym Worthy.
Detroit Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting of Boyfriend
Detroit Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting of Boyfriend
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Antoinette Denise Moore, 51, (DOB: 08/24/1970), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Willie Grant Jr., 47, also of Detroit. The defendant and the victim were residing together at the time of the incident.
Mother Charged in Murder of Toddler Found in Freezer
Mother Charged in Murder of Toddler Found in Freezer
Monday, June 27, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Azuradee France, 31 (DOB: 06/11/1991), of Detroit, in connection with the murder of her three-year-old son.
Prosecutor Kym Worthy's Statement on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade
Prosecutor Kym Worthy's Statement on the Overturning of Roe v. Wade
Friday, June 24, 2022
'My three daughters had rights when I woke up this morning. It is very sobering and upsetting that my daughters now have less rights over their own bodies than me or my mother before them. They are now chattel,' said Prosecutor Kym Worthy.
Detroit Man Charged of Non-Fatal Shooting of Estranged Girlfriend
Detroit Man Charged of Non-Fatal Shooting of Estranged Girlfriend
Friday, June 24, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jayvon Moore, 24, (DOB: 11/14/1997), of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 27-year-old Warren woman. The victim was the estranged girlfriend of Defendant Moore.
Defendant Theodore Wafer Resentenced Before Judge Dana Hathaway
Defendant Theodore Wafer Resentenced Before Judge Dana Hathaway
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Today Judge Dana Hathaway ordered the defendant to serve the exact same sentence in the Michigan Department of Corrections: 15-30 years for Second Degree Murder, 7-15 years for Statutory Manslaughter and two years consecutively for Felony Firearm.
PAGV Statement/Letter on Senate Gun Bill Framework
PAGV Statement/Letter on Senate Gun Bill Framework
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Prosecutors Against Gun Violence's statement on Senate's gun bill framework. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy is a long time member of PAGV.
Wrestling Coach Charged with Soliciting Photos from His Student
Wrestling Coach Charged with Soliciting Photos from His Student
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Dearborn Divine Child wrestling coach, Brandon Phillip Fenzel, 24, (DOB: 03/24/1998), of White Lake, in connection with soliciting photographs of a sexually explicit nature from his 15-year-old male student.
Detroit Man Charged in Carjacking
Detroit Man Charged in Carjacking
Friday, June 17, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Robert Anthony Smith, 19, (DOB: 12/06/2002), of Detroit, in connection with stealing multiple vehicles from the Flat Rock Ford Assembly plant.
Detroit Man Convicted in the Homicide of Bashar Kallabat
Detroit Man Convicted in the Homicide of Bashar Kallabat
Friday, June 17, 2022
On June 14, 2022, Pickett was convicted by a jury of Second-Degree Murder which carries a penalty of Life or any term of years in prison. He was originally charged with Felony Murder which carries a penalty of Life in prison without parole.
Detroit Man Charged with Torture and Sexual Assault of Girlfriend
Detroit Man Charged with Torture and Sexual Assault of Girlfriend
Monday, June 13, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jonathan Milamont Welch, 23, (DOB 05/06/1999), in connection with the torture and sexual assault of his 22-year-old girlfriend. They resided together in Detroit.
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of 11-Year-Old Saniyah Pugh
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of 11-Year-Old Saniyah Pugh
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 17-year-old Juvenile Female, (DOB: 12/17/2004), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of 11-year-old Saniyah Pugh also of Detroit.
Southfield Man Charged in DTW Sexual Assault
Southfield Man Charged in DTW Sexual Assault
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Raymond Anthony Jackson, Jr., 32, (DOB: 05/09/1990), of Southfield, in connection with the sexual assault of a 34-year-old Westland, MI woman.
U.S. Attorney Announces Enhanced Enforcement Strategy Targeting  High Crime Areas in Detroit
U.S. Attorney Announces Enhanced Enforcement Strategy Targeting High Crime Areas in Detroit
Monday, June 6, 2022
U.S. Attorney Dawn N. Ison, along with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney Kym Worthy and Detroit Police Chief James E. White announced a targeted law enforcement initiative that is designed to reduce gun violence in Detroit.
Southfield Man Charged in Attempted DTW Sexual Assault
Southfield Man Charged in Attempted DTW Sexual Assault
Monday, June 6, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Raymond Anthony Jackson, Jr., 32, (DOB: 05/09/1990), of Southfield, in connection with the sexual assault of a 45-year-old Ohio woman.
Inkster Man Charged in Annapolis Circle Fatal Stabbing
Inkster Man Charged in Annapolis Circle Fatal Stabbing
Friday, June 3, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jason Edward Barnes, 47, (DOB: 12/23/1974), of Inkster, in connection with the fatal stabbing of Carles* Randall Tye, 60, also of Inkster.
Canton Man Sentenced in Domestic Violence Incident
Canton Man Sentenced in Domestic Violence Incident
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
On April 2, 2020, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Oswald John Tallent, 47, (DOB: 12/06/1974) of Canton Township, in connection with the assaults on his 44-year-old wife and eightyear-old daughter.
Detroit Teens Charged with Shooting at DPD Officers
Detroit Teens Charged with Shooting at DPD Officers
Friday, May 27, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Deontay Keon Hestle Jr, 18, (DOB 11/24/2003) and Robbie Shavon Kaigler, 18, (DOB: 11/13/2003), both of Detroit, in connection with opening fire on two Detroit police officers.
Marygrove High School Student Charged with  Possession of Weapon on School Property
Marygrove High School Student Charged with Possession of Weapon on School Property
Thursday, May 26, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 15-year-old juvenile male, (DOB: 12/08/2006), of Detroit, in connection with the possession of a weapon on school property.
Detroit Man Charged in Livernois Avenue Fatal Crash
Detroit Man Charged in Livernois Avenue Fatal Crash
Monday, May 23, 2022
On May 20, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Leonardo Emmanuel Munoz-Gutierrez, 24, (DOB: 11/26/1997), of Detroit, in connection with a fatal car crash that killed Iris Liciaga, 32, also of Detroit.
Charges Issued in Moenart Street Homicide of Detroit Woman
Charges Issued in Moenart Street Homicide of Detroit Woman
Friday, May 20, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Deontay James Harper, 27, (DOB: 08/31/1994), Ciera Lecha Mcgilmer, 28, (DOB: 01/15/1994), and Calvin Lewis Mcgilmer, 46, (DOB: 08/10/1975), all of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Syraya Lee, 35.
Summit High School Student Charged with Possession of Weapons  on School Property
Summit High School Student Charged with Possession of Weapons on School Property
Friday, May 20, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Ra'Kai Joshua Edmonds, 18, (DOB: 09/02/2003), of Taylor, in connection with the possession of weapons, and marijuana on school property.
Inkster Man Charged with Threat of Terrorism
Inkster Man Charged with Threat of Terrorism
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Courtney Seegars, 35, (DOB: 03/10/1987), of Inkster, in connection with making terrorist threats against the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center.
Stateside Podcast: Michigan prosecutors on abortion
Stateside Podcast: Michigan prosecutors on abortion
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy speaks with April Baer about her refusal to prosecute abortion cases.
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 16-year-old juvenile male, (DOB: 09/20/2005), of Pontiac, in connection with a fatal car crash that killed 11-year-old Xavier Mena and injured a 16-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy, all of Pontiac.
Detroit Man Charged in Wyoming Avenue Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Wyoming Avenue Fatal Shooting
Thursday, May 12, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Theary Moore Robinson, 32, (DOB: 09/23/1989), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Byron Brown, 48, also of Detroit.
Witnesses Will Not Cooperate in Prosecution of  Plymouth-Canton High Student
Witnesses Will Not Cooperate in Prosecution of Plymouth-Canton High Student
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
On March 11, 2022, a warrant package was submitted to WCPO for review. Contact was made with the witnesses that received the threats. They refused to cooperate in the prosecution of the case. As a result, the warrant was denied for insufficient evidence.
Detroit Man Charged with Possession of a Firearm and Taser
Detroit Man Charged with Possession of a Firearm and Taser
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Eugene Edward Knight, 43, (DOB: 01/23/1979), of Detroit in connection with being in possession of a firearm and taser.
Detroit Woman Charged with Assault of Ice Cream Shop Employee
Detroit Woman Charged with Assault of Ice Cream Shop Employee
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Veda Lynn Miller, 44, (DOB: 09/01/1977), of Detroit, in connection with the assault of a 17-year-old St. Claire Shores girl.
Siblings Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Four-Year-Old
Siblings Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Four-Year-Old
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
On May 6, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Keaton Imanuel Crowder, 28, (DOB: 09/30/1993), of Ann Arbor, and Kiarra Christa Crowder, 30, (DOB: 09/28/1991), of Taylor, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of Kiarra Crowder's four-year-old son.
Trenton Man Charged in Cadillac Square Non-Fatal Shooting
Trenton Man Charged in Cadillac Square Non-Fatal Shooting
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
On March 29, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Joshua Deante Brown-McClure, 24, (DOB: 11/23/1997), of Trenton, Michigan, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 25-year-old Detroit man.
Detroit Man Charged in Dearborn Supermarket Arson
Detroit Man Charged in Dearborn Supermarket Arson
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Marcus Lee Flowers, 28, (DOB: 03/23/1994), of Detroit, in connection with the arson of Dearborn Fresh Supermarket.
Detroit Man Charged in Wyoming Avenue Robbery and Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Wyoming Avenue Robbery and Fatal Shooting
Monday, May 9, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Marquise Javier Walker, 19, (DOB: 08/14/2002), of Detroit, in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting of Arthur Gowens, 47, also of Detroit.
Westland Man Charged in Murder of Wife
Westland Man Charged in Murder of Wife
Friday, May 6, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged William Scott Grant, 49, (DOB: 02/01/1973), of Westland, in connection with the murder of his wife, Sarah Grant, 45.
Local Prosecutors Form a Bulwark Against Laws to Punish Women, Doctors for Abortions
Local Prosecutors Form a Bulwark Against Laws to Punish Women, Doctors for Abortions
Friday, May 6, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy speaks about her refusal to prosecute women who get abortions if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, triggering Michigan's abortion ban.
Motion & Brief in Support Filed in the Mich. Supreme Court by 7  Prosecutors in Whitmer v. Linderman
Motion & Brief in Support Filed in the Mich. Supreme Court by 7 Prosecutors in Whitmer v. Linderman
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Please review the Motion and Brief in Support filed in the Michigan Supreme Court this morning by seven Michigan Prosecutors in Whitmer v. Linderman.
Statement of Prosecutor Kym Worthy on Roe v. Wade
Statement of Prosecutor Kym Worthy on Roe v. Wade
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
'As someone who has looked into the eyes of hundreds of sexual assault and incest victims, how dare anyone enter into to their trauma dictating what they should do with their bodies.'
Two Wayne County Employees Arrested and Charged with Embezzling Over $1.7 Million in County Funds
Two Wayne County Employees Arrested and Charged with Embezzling Over $1.7 Million in County Funds
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Two Wayne County Roads Division employees were charged with embezzling over $1.7 million in county funds in a federal criminal complaint, which was unsealed today, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison announced.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Crash
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Crash
Monday, May 2, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jordan Trenai Strawter, 21, (DOB: 07/05/2000), of Detroit, in connection with a car crash that killed Kendle McCallum, 32, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Brother
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Brother
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Bruce Reuben Jenkins, 58, (DOB:02/24/1964), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal stabbing of his brother, Imari Jenkins, 52, also of Detroit.
Terance Calhoun is Exonerated
Terance Calhoun is Exonerated
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Today Judge Kelly Ramsey dismissed all charges against Mr. Calhoun and vacated his convictions. Mr. Calhoun is expected to be released from the Michigan Department of Corrections Maxey/Woodland Correctional Facility today.
Detroit Man Charged in Assault on Police Officers with Car
Detroit Man Charged in Assault on Police Officers with Car
Monday, April 25, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Rodney Martez Holland, 26, (DOB: 11/27/1995), of Detroit, in connection with fleeing and eluding police officers.
Roseville Woman Charged in Vaughan Street Fatal Shooting
Roseville Woman Charged in Vaughan Street Fatal Shooting
Monday, April 25, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Danique Golder, 24, (DOB: 12/04/1995), of Roseville, in connection with the fatal shooting of Takeisha Williams, 24, of Trenton.
National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2022 Observance Events
National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2022 Observance Events
Monday, April 25, 2022
Please join the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office as we collaborate with the Detroit Crime Victims' Action Team (DCVAT) for events on April 26th through April 28th for National Crime Victims' Rights Week.
Wayne County Prosecutor's Office Exoneration Hearing for Terance Calhoun Adjourned Until April 27th
Wayne County Prosecutor's Office Exoneration Hearing for Terance Calhoun Adjourned Until April 27th
Friday, April 22, 2022
All statements and comments from WCPO in the case will be made in court at the next hearing. The hearing will resume on April 27,2022 at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom only. https://www.3rdcc.org/zoom/criminal
Juvenile Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Two-Year-Old Brother
Juvenile Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Two-Year-Old Brother
Friday, April 22, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a juvenile male, age 16, (DOB: 04/28/2005), of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of his two-year-old brother.
Hamtramck Man Charged in Dickerson Street Fatal Shooting
Hamtramck Man Charged in Dickerson Street Fatal Shooting
Friday, April 22, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jerry Mitchell Hughes, 25, (DOB: 06/12/1996), of Hamtramck, in connection with the fatal shooting of Lamarr Miller, 23, of Detroit, and the non-fatal shooting of a 17-year-old Westland girl.
Wayne County Prosecutor's Office CIU Exonerates  Terance Calhoun
Wayne County Prosecutor's Office CIU Exonerates Terance Calhoun
Thursday, April 21, 2022
On Friday, April 22, 2022 at 1:00 p.m., CIU Director Valerie Newman will ask Judge Kelly Ramsey to enter an order vacating the convictions and charges and dismissing the case. The hearing will be via Zoom only. https://www.3rdcc.org/zoom/criminal
Shelby Township Man Charged with Electronic Eavesdropping
Shelby Township Man Charged with Electronic Eavesdropping
Thursday, April 21, 2022
On March 17, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Brian Michael Maciborski, 41, (DOB: 07/24/1981), of Shelby Township, in connection with recording a 24-year-old Westland woman.
Detroit Man Charged in North Martindale Street Fatal Stabbing
Detroit Man Charged in North Martindale Street Fatal Stabbing
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Pete Jason Lockett, 40, (DOB: 04/05/1982), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal stabbing of Lizabeth Lambie, 50, who was reported to be homeless.
Detroit Man Charged in West Chicago Street Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in West Chicago Street Fatal Shooting
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged James Andrew Brown, 29, (DOB: 06/09/1992), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Jason Cowins, 25, with a 47-year-old male front seat passenger, both of Detroit.
Washington Township Man Charged in Crowdfunding Fraud Scheme
Washington Township Man Charged in Crowdfunding Fraud Scheme
Monday, April 11, 2022
On December 2, 2021, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Randy Scott Gardner, 52, (DOB: 09/02/1969), of Washington Township, in connection with fraudulently obtaining funds through an online crowdfunding platform.
School Bus Driver Charged in Fatal Car Crash
School Bus Driver Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Monday, April 11, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Debra White, 65, (DOB: 04/07/1957), of Detroit, in connection with a car crash that killed 13-year-old Zyiar Harris of Detroit.
Prosecutor Kym Worthy's Statement about Supreme Court Justice  Ketanji Brown Jackson
Prosecutor Kym Worthy's Statement about Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson
Friday, April 8, 2022
'President Biden's nominee Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson has finally been confirmed. I am so happy that this day has arrived! It is a moment in history that is so long overdue. '
Detroit Man Charged in Dearborn Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Dearborn Fatal Shooting
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Ronald Deshawn Yharbrough, 24, (DOB: 08/05/1997), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Brendan Shelton, 31, of Inkster.
Joint Statement: Seven Michigan Prosecutors Pledge to Protect a Woman's Right to Choose
Joint Statement: Seven Michigan Prosecutors Pledge to Protect a Woman's Right to Choose
Thursday, April 7, 2022
Please see the attached joint statement in support of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's lawsuit to guarantee the right to reproductive freedom in Michigan and to prevent the arbitrary enforcement of 90-year-old statues.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Brother
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Brother
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
On April 4, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Christopher Johnson, 32, (DOB: 04/18/1989), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of his brother, Dazion Zachary, 23, also of Detroit.
Eastpointe Man Charged in Anglin Street Fatal Shooting
Eastpointe Man Charged in Anglin Street Fatal Shooting
Monday, April 4, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Brandon Xavier White-Ratliff, 26, (DOB:02/14/1996), of Eastpointe, in connection with the fatal shooting of Lamar Addison, 30, of Detroit. The two men were acquainted.
Ecorse Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Grandmother
Ecorse Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Grandmother
Monday, April 4, 2022
On March 25, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Jordan Dow, 19, (DOB: 10/15/2002), of Ecorse, in connection with the fatal shooting of his grandmother, Lela Dow, 61, of River Rouge.
Detroit Man Charged in 1997 Cold Case Homicide of Detroit Woman
Detroit Man Charged in 1997 Cold Case Homicide of Detroit Woman
Friday, April 1, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Johnny Joseph Yenshaw, 51, (DOB: 09/03/1970), of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Sonya Dockery, also of Detroit. She was 33 years old at the time of her death in 1997.
Detroit Woman Charged in Manning Street Homicide
Detroit Woman Charged in Manning Street Homicide
Sunday, March 27, 2022
On March 25, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Shedrica Odessa Smith, 31, (DOB: 02/05/1991), of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Tiffany Watson, 41, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Wife
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Wife
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Taquan Miguel White, 37, (DOB: 07/01/1984), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of his wife, Shauntel Lewis, 34, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Ciera Wells
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Ciera Wells
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Marion Johnson, 19, (DOB: 02/28/2003), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Ciera Wells, 20, also of Detroit.
Redford Man Charged with Assault
Redford Man Charged with Assault
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
On March 21, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Norman Louis Muscat, 39, (DOB: 06/19/1982), of Redford, in connection with the assault of his 44-year-old mother-in-law, his 32year-old wife, and a 14-year-old boy, all of Redford.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Father
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Father
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Shahriss Amir Muhammad, 33, (DOB: 04/10/1988), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal stabbing of his father, Samuel Logan, 71, also of Detroit.
Detroit Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting of Boyfriend
Detroit Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting of Boyfriend
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Shanitra Janise Newson, 29, (DOB: 06/05/1992), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of her boyfriend, Jamel Sandifer, 30, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Highland Park Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Highland Park Fatal Shooting
Monday, March 21, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Paul Clifton McColor, 53, (DOB: 04/20/1968), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Saad Hanna Halabo, 53, of West Bloomfield.
Detroit Man Charged in Newport Street Non-Fatal Shootings
Detroit Man Charged in Newport Street Non-Fatal Shootings
Monday, March 21, 2022
On March 19, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Edward Mack Anderson, 29, (DOB: 07/31/1992), of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shootings of a 63-year-old Detroit man and a 56-year-old Detroit woman.
Mia Edgerson Appointed by Gov.  Whitmer to State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision
Mia Edgerson Appointed by Gov. Whitmer to State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision
Monday, March 21, 2022
'Mia is a passionate crusader for victims' rights in the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office. She always wants to make sure that our victims have a voice,' said Prosecutor Worthy.
Two Men Charged in Auto Theft and Chop Shop Ring
Two Men Charged in Auto Theft and Chop Shop Ring
Friday, March 18, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Calvin Lamont Pickett Jr., 43, (DOB: 01/05/1978), of Bloomfield Hills, and Fadi Abi-Fakhreddine, 58, (DOB: 11/26/1963), of Ypsilanti, in connection with an auto theft and chop shop ring.
Teen Charged in Belleville Road Fatal Crash
Teen Charged in Belleville Road Fatal Crash
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a juvenile male, age 16, (DOB: 03/30/2004), of Van Buren Township, in connection with a car crash that killed Chataya Jayana Thurman, 20, of Van Buren Township.
Detroit Man Charged in Montrose Street Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Montrose Street Fatal Shooting
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
On March 8, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Ronde Malike Gill, 19, (DOB: 02/26/2002), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Keyvontae Smith, 29, and the assault of a 32-yearold man, both of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Stabbing of Girlfriend
Detroit Man Charged in Stabbing of Girlfriend
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jimmy Acuff, 40, (DOB:03/14/1981), of Detroit, in connection with the assault of a 30-year-old Detroit woman. The defendant and the victim have children in common.
Detroit Teen Charged with Bomb Threat
Detroit Teen Charged with Bomb Threat
Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Malik Eugene Adams, 19, (DOB: 01/13/2003), of Taylor, in connection with a bomb threat against the Taylor Career Center.
Father Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Two-Year-Old Son
Father Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Two-Year-Old Son
Monday, March 7, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Melvin Phillips, 31, (DOB: 01/16/1991), in connection with the non-fatal shooting of his two-year-old son.
Prosecutor Kym Worthy on Domestic Violence
Prosecutor Kym Worthy on Domestic Violence
Thursday, March 3, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy speaks on domestic violence.
Huron Township Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Huron Township Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Thursday, March 3, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Nathan Jordan-Donald Barks, 30, (DOB: 06/17/1991), of Huron Township, in connection with the fatal shooting of his girlfriend, Dawn Sinkey, 36, also of Huron Township.
Detroit Grandmother Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting  of Five-Year-Old Grandson
Detroit Grandmother Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Five-Year-Old Grandson
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
On February 24, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Itterlee McNeil, 68, (DOB: 05/27/1953), of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of her five-year-old grandson by his eight-year-old brother.
Detroit Men Charged in Greenfield Road Robbery and Fatal Shooting
Detroit Men Charged in Greenfield Road Robbery and Fatal Shooting
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Delron Devall Black Jr., 28, (DOB: 10/25/1993), and Kenneth Cecil Daniel, 30, (DOB: 10/22/1991), both of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Albert Williams, 52, also of Detroit.
Ecorse Man Charged in Sexual Assault of Child Relative
Ecorse Man Charged in Sexual Assault of Child Relative
Monday, February 28, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Melvin Conway, 45, (DOB: 08/23/1976), of Ecorse, in connection with the sexual assault of a then 10-year-old girl who was his relative.
Teen Charged in Evergreen Street Triple Homicide
Teen Charged in Evergreen Street Triple Homicide
Monday, February 28, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Malcolm Ray Hardy, 16 (DOB: 09/25/2005), of Detroit, in connection with the homicides of Aaron Benson, 32, LaShon Marshall, 28, and five-year-old Caleb Harris. Defendant Hardy has been charged as an adult.
Prosecutor Worthy on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's  SCOTUS Nomination
Prosecutor Worthy on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson's SCOTUS Nomination
Friday, February 25, 2022
'As a mother of three Black daughters, I can point to this and truly say that you can go into the highest Court in the land and see someone that looks like you,' said Prosecutor Worthy. '
Teen Charged in Evergreen Street Triple Homicide
Teen Charged in Evergreen Street Triple Homicide
Friday, February 25, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Malcolm Ray Hardy, 16 (DOB: 09/25/2005), of Detroit, in connection with the homicides of Aaron Benson, 32, LaShon Marshall, 28, and five-year-old Caleb Harris. Defendant Hardy has been charged as an adult.
Detroit Man Charged in Robbery and Sexual Assault of Detroit Woman
Detroit Man Charged in Robbery and Sexual Assault of Detroit Woman
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Marcus James Edwards, 27, (DOB: 06/14/1994), of Detroit, in connection with the robbery and sexual assault of a 26-year-old Detroit woman.
Charges Issue in Homicide of 78-Year-Old Dearborn Man
Charges Issue in Homicide of 78-Year-Old Dearborn Man
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Michael Steven Hicks, 31 (04/05/1990), of Wayne, Michigan, in connection with the homicide of Daniel Willard Sweeney, 78, of Dearborn.
Highland Park Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Highland Park Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Michael Cortez Norris, 26, (DOB: 12/19/1995), of Highland Park, in connection with the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Naomi Skinner, 25, also of Highland Park.
Detroit Man Charged in Assault of DPD Officers
Detroit Man Charged in Assault of DPD Officers
Monday, February 14, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Zachery Ryan Davis, 18, (DOB: 10/05/2003), of Detroit, in connection with the assault of Detroit police officers.
Off-Duty WC Sherriff Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting
Off-Duty WC Sherriff Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting
Friday, February 11, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Danford Lee Wilson, 30, (DOB: 11/24/1989), an off-duty Wayne County Sheriff, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 22-year-old Inkster woman.
Wayne County Prosecutor's Office CIU Dismisses Charges Against Dennis Atkins
Wayne County Prosecutor's Office CIU Dismisses Charges Against Dennis Atkins
Friday, February 11, 2022
On February 4, 2022, an order dismissing all charges in the case was granted and entered by Judge Shannon N. Walker dismissing the case. On February 4, 2022, Mr. Atkins was released from the Michigan Department of Corrections Kinross Correctional Facility
Detroit Man Charged in Liquor Store Fatal Shootings
Detroit Man Charged in Liquor Store Fatal Shootings
Friday, February 4, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged John Edward-Dayter Montgomery, 44, (DOB: 09/27/1977), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shootings of Raymondo Bankhead, 60, and James Deberry, 57, also of Detroit.
Charges Issue in Fatal Shooting at Detroit Gas Station
Charges Issue in Fatal Shooting at Detroit Gas Station
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Mekhi Green, 15 (DOB: 06/15/2006), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old Detroit male. The defendant and the 15-year-old victim were acquainted.
Defendant Corey Gaston Sentenced Today in 2007 Sexual Assault Case
Defendant Corey Gaston Sentenced Today in 2007 Sexual Assault Case
Monday, January 31, 2022
Today Defendant Corey Gaston was sentenced to 25 to 50 years for Criminal Sexual Conduct - First Degree and 25 to 50 years for Kidnapping, to be served concurrently.
Detroit Man Charged in Livernois Avenue Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Livernois Avenue Fatal Shooting
Friday, January 28, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Dandre Rashad Mitchell, 36, (DOB: 01/27/1985), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Deante Snow, 28, and the non-fatal shooting of a 19-yearold man and a 26-year-old man, all of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Liquor Store Robbery and Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Liquor Store Robbery and Fatal Shooting
Friday, January 28, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Dvante Antioni Howard, 23, (DOB: 01/14/1999), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Behnam Rasho, 64, also of Detroit.
Wayne County Jail Inmate Sentenced in Homicide of  Wayne County Cpl. Bryant Searcy
Wayne County Jail Inmate Sentenced in Homicide of Wayne County Cpl. Bryant Searcy
Friday, January 28, 2022
On September 9, 2020, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Deandre Williams, 28, (DOB: 07/28/1992), of Detroit, in connection with the death of Wayne County Sheriff Deputy Corporal Bryant Searcy, 50.
Inkster Mother Charged with Child Abuse of  One-Year-Old Son and Three-Year-Old Daughter
Inkster Mother Charged with Child Abuse of One-Year-Old Son and Three-Year-Old Daughter
Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Sara Vae Boles, 36, (DOB: 10/14/1985), of Inkster, in connection with the child abuse of her one-year-old son and three-year-old daughter.