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DPD Officer Charged in Fatal Assault of Detroit Man
DPD Officer Charged in Fatal Assault of Detroit Man
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Detroit Police Officer Juwan Marquise-Alexander Brown, 29, in connection with the fatal assault of a Daryl Vance, 71, of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Southfield Freeway Fatal Car Crash
Detroit Man Charged in Southfield Freeway Fatal Car Crash
Monday, December 18, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Amir Daniel Napper, 20, of Detroit, in connection with a car crash that killed Eric Miller, 59, of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in the Homicide of Samantha Woll
Detroit Man Charged in the Homicide of Samantha Woll
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Today, Michael Manual Jackson-Bolanos, 28, of Detroit has been charged by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy in connection with the homicide of Samantha Woll, 40, of Detroit.
Detroit Parents Charged in Fatal Shooting of Five-Year-Old Son
Detroit Parents Charged in Fatal Shooting of Five-Year-Old Son
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Halisa Lloydnette-Christine Brown, 25, and Sturlin Markese Minion, 33, both of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of their five-year-old son.
Detroit Man Charged in Motor Vehicle Assault of 36th District Court Judge
Detroit Man Charged in Motor Vehicle Assault of 36th District Court Judge
Friday, December 8, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jamal Terrel Colbert, 31, of Detroit, in connection with the felonious assault with a motor vehicle of 36th District Court Judge, Kenneth King. The two men were not acquainted.
Former Wayne County Employee Enters Guilty Plea on Charges of Stealing Over $4,000 In County Funds
Former Wayne County Employee Enters Guilty Plea on Charges of Stealing Over $4,000 In County Funds
Thursday, December 7, 2023
On December 6, 2023, Defendant Gunn pled guilty as charged with a sentence agreement of five years of probation to run concurrently with his federal sentence. He is also ordered to pay $2,900 in restitution.
Rockwood Man Charged in Assault of Girlfriend
Rockwood Man Charged in Assault of Girlfriend
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Brandon Mitchell Kolc, 29, of Rockwood, MI, in connection with the assault of a 27-year-old Inkster woman.
Store Clerk Acted in Lawful Self-Defense in Detroit Gas Station Fatal Shooting
Store Clerk Acted in Lawful Self-Defense in Detroit Gas Station Fatal Shooting
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
A 28-year-old gas station store clerk*, of Dearborn, will not be charged in connection with the fatal shooting of Yaqoub Nagi,17, of Detroit, at a Citgo gas station located in Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Dexter Avenue Non-Fatal Stabbing
Detroit Man Charged in Dexter Avenue Non-Fatal Stabbing
Friday, November 17, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Monte Aaron Arnold Jr., 25, of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal stabbing of a 63-year-old man, also of Detroit.
People v. Daniel DeBono Bound Over for Trial
People v. Daniel DeBono Bound Over for Trial
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Today, arguments were heard before Judge Roberta Archer and the case was bound over trial. The arraignment on the information is on November 28, 2023, in the Wayne County Third Circuit Court.
Former Wayne County Employee Sentenced for Defrauding County Out of Over $2.3 Million
Former Wayne County Employee Sentenced for Defrauding County Out of Over $2.3 Million
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
A former Wayne County Roads Division employee was sentenced to 32 months in federal prison today for conspiring to defraud the county out of over $2.3 million, United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison announced.
Jamere Miller Sentenced in Homicide of Nurse Patrice Wilson
Jamere Miller Sentenced in Homicide of Nurse Patrice Wilson
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Today, Miller was sentenced to 35 to 60 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections before Judge Kevin Cox. All other charges were dismissed.
Inkster Man Charged with Threatening Inkster Judge
Inkster Man Charged with Threatening Inkster Judge
Monday, November 6, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Antonio Walter Clark, 33, of Inkster, in connection with making threats against 22nd District Court Judge Sabrina Johnson.
Detroit Man Charged in Redford Union High School Fatal Stabbing
Detroit Man Charged in Redford Union High School Fatal Stabbing
Monday, November 6, 2023
Prosecutor Worthy has charged Hemida Ramadan-Khedr Mohamed, 42, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal stabbing of Steven Gipson, 59, also of Detroit. The defendant and the victim were janitorial custodians at Redford Union High School in Redford, MI.
Dearborn Fire Chief Charged with Operating While Intoxicated
Dearborn Fire Chief Charged with Operating While Intoxicated
Friday, November 3, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Joseph Patrick Murray, 44, in connection with operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Murray is the current Chief of the Dearborn Fire Department.
Former Farmington Coach Charged with Sexual Assault of Minors
Former Farmington Coach Charged with Sexual Assault of Minors
Thursday, October 26, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jerremy Thompkins, 43, of Detroit, in connection with the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Farmington Hills boy, and a 16-year-old Oak Park boy. Defendant Thompkins was a former basketball coach at Farmington High School.
Detroit Couple Charged with Homicide of Seven-Year-Old
Detroit Couple Charged with Homicide of Seven-Year-Old
Wednesday, October 25, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Alisha Renee Hollamon, 23, and Avion Traylor, 21, both of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Defendant Hollamon's seven-year-old son.
Detroit Man Charged in Assault of Ypsilanti Woman
Detroit Man Charged in Assault of Ypsilanti Woman
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Leandre Devon Love, 36, of Detroit, with the assault of a 44-year-old Ypsilanti woman.
Ypsilanti Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Woman
Ypsilanti Woman Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Woman
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Shawanda Woods, 44, of Ypsilanti, MI, in connection with the fatal shooting of Phebian Williams, 53, of Detroit.
JDF Teacher Charged with Possession of Marijuana on School Property
JDF Teacher Charged with Possession of Marijuana on School Property
Thursday, October 26, 2023
On July 27, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Darla Spinner, 48, of Detroit, in connection with the possession of marijuana on school property.
Detroit Man Charged in Auto Theft and Chop Shop Ring
Detroit Man Charged in Auto Theft and Chop Shop Ring
Thursday, October 19, 2023
On October 11, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Glenn George Douglas, 32, of Detroit, in connection with an auto theft and chop shop ring.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of His Mother
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of His Mother
Thursday, October 19, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Malik Asante Smith, 27, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of his mother, Lorraine Smith, 54, also of Detroit.
Dearborn Heights Man Charged in Dearborn Non-Fatal Shooting
Dearborn Heights Man Charged in Dearborn Non-Fatal Shooting
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Haider Mohammed Al-Jebori, 60, of Dearborn Heights, in connection with a non-fatal shooting that took place at a banquet hall in the 5100 block of South Oakman Boulevard in Dearborn.
Farmington Hills Man Charged with Dearborn Threat of Terrorism
Farmington Hills Man Charged with Dearborn Threat of Terrorism
Monday, October 16, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Carl David Mintz, 41, of Farmington Hills, in connection with making terrorist threats.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Hit and Run
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Hit and Run
Friday, October 13, 2023
On June 11, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Marcus Deshawn Rooker, 46, of Detroit, in connection with a car crash that killed Roosevelt Outlaw, 41, also of Detroit.
Jamere Miller Enters Guilty Plea in Homicide of Nurse Patrice Wilson
Jamere Miller Enters Guilty Plea in Homicide of Nurse Patrice Wilson
Thursday, October 12, 2023
On Tuesday, October 10, 2023, Jamere Mykel Miller pled guilty to one count of Second-Degree Murder with a sentence agreement of 35 to 60 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections.
Grosse Pointe Woods Man Charged in Homicide of Brother
Grosse Pointe Woods Man Charged in Homicide of Brother
Monday, October 9, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Edmond Doheny, 29, in connection with fatally shooting his brother, Dennis Doheny, 19, both of Grosse Pointe Woods.
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Eight-Year-Old Son
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Eight-Year-Old Son
Friday, October 6, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Kayvon Barrett, 27, of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of his eight-year-old son.
WCPO Press Briefing 10-02-2023
WCPO Press Briefing 10-02-2023
Monday, October 2, 2023
On Monday, October 2, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy held a press briefing on Karpel, WCPO's case management system, and WCPO's Canine Advocate, Jellybean.
Introducing Our New Victim Advocate Jellybean
Introducing Our New Victim Advocate Jellybean
Monday, October 2, 2023
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is proud to announce our new canine court advocate Jellybean. She is a half black Labrador and half Golden Retriever.
WCPO Celebrates One Year Anniversary Using the Karpel Information System
WCPO Celebrates One Year Anniversary Using the Karpel Information System
Monday, October 2, 2023
The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office went live with a new case management system on October 3, 2022. The system, Prosecutor by Karpel (PbK), marks the move from paper files that have served the office since its inception, to a fully digital system.
Third Man Charged in the Dearborn Homicide of Hassan Salami
Third Man Charged in the Dearborn Homicide of Hassan Salami
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Devon Travon Green, 24, of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Hassan Salami, 29, of Dearborn Heights.
WCPO Press Briefing 9-25-2023
WCPO Press Briefing 9-25-2023
Monday, September 25, 2023
On Monday, September 25, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy held a press briefing on the Job Court Program and the new GBA contract.
Two Men Charged in the Dearborn Homicide of Hassan Salami
Two Men Charged in the Dearborn Homicide of Hassan Salami
Friday, September 22, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Lindsay Thurmond, 27, of Detroit, and Quenton Goston, 29, of Melvindale, in connection with the homicide of Hassan Salami, 29, of Dearborn Heights.
Detroit Man Charged in Homicide of Girlfriend
Detroit Man Charged in Homicide of Girlfriend
Friday, September 22, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Maurice Allison, 56, of Detroit, in connection with the murder of Stacie Davis, 33, also of Detroit. The defendant and victim were residing together at the time of the incident.
Ferndale Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Detroit Man
Ferndale Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Detroit Man
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Christopher Allen Baldridge, 37, of Ferndale, in connection with the fatal stabbing of Justin Karaba, 24, of Detroit.
Wayne County CEO Warren C. Evans Announces Historic Public Safety Union Agreements
Wayne County CEO Warren C. Evans Announces Historic Public Safety Union Agreements
Thursday, September 14, 2023
These new agreements, including the POAM agreement which must be approved by the Wayne County Commission, are the result of all parties' shared interest in strengthening public safety in Wayne County.
One Detroit Partnership Announces Results of Strategy Targeting High Crime Areas in Detroit
One Detroit Partnership Announces Results of Strategy Targeting High Crime Areas in Detroit
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Today, 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 the results of the targeted strategy aimed at reducing gun violence in Detroit.
Grosse Ile Man Charged in School Threat Case
Grosse Ile Man Charged in School Threat Case
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Michael Joseph Kvasnicka, 23, of Grosse Ile, in connection with threats made against Trenton Public Schools.
Juvenile Charged in Dearborn Heights Non-Fatal Shooting
Juvenile Charged in Dearborn Heights Non-Fatal Shooting
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 14-year-old juvenile male of Dearborn Heights, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of 16-year-old Detroit male victim. He has been charged as a juvenile.
Detroit Man Charged in Double Homicide
Detroit Man Charged in Double Homicide
Monday, September 18, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Deshaun Darvon Currie, 22, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shootings of K'Von Thompson-Doze, 21, and Jamal Gibson, 20, also of Detroit.
Inkster Man Charged with Murder of His Mother
Inkster Man Charged with Murder of His Mother
Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Joshua Hill, 25, of Inkster, in connection with the fatal shooting of his 64-year-old mother.
Albert Weathers is Sentenced in Murder of Transgender Woman
Albert Weathers is Sentenced in Murder of Transgender Woman
Friday, September 8, 2023
Today, he was sentenced according to the plea agreement before Judge Bridget Hathaway. The case was prosecuted by Assistant Prosecutor Lisa Lindsey. The defendant was represented by attorneys Gabi Silver and David Cripps.
UPDATE: Former Wayne County Employees Arraigned on Charges of Stealing Over $4,000 In County Funds
UPDATE: Former Wayne County Employees Arraigned on Charges of Stealing Over $4,000 In County Funds
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Defendant Bass' Probable Cause Conference was held today before Judge Lisa Martin. Her next court date is another Probable Cause Conference on September 20, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., before Judge Brian Oakley.
Former Wayne County Employees Arraigned on Charges of Stealing Over $4000 In County Funds
Former Wayne County Employees Arraigned on Charges of Stealing Over $4000 In County Funds
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Defendant Gunn was arraigned today in 34th District Court and given a $5,000 personal bond. Defendant Bass was arraigned on August 29, 2023, in 34th District Court and also given a $5,000 personal bond.
Detroit Man Charged in Joy Road/Lawton Street Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Joy Road/Lawton Street Fatal Shooting
Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Martell Lanier Blunt, 21, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Antonio Jenkins, 27, also of Detroit.
Former Dearborn Heights Police Has Charges Dismissed in Assault of Police Officer
Former Dearborn Heights Police Has Charges Dismissed in Assault of Police Officer
Friday, September 1, 2023
On Wednesday, August 30, 2023, 20th District Court Judge Mark Plawecki heard testimony and viewed video evidence of the incident at the preliminary examination and dismissed the case. WCPO will be appealing the court's dismissal of the charges.
No Charges to Issue in the Fatal Shooting of Woman in Mental Health Crisis
No Charges to Issue in the Fatal Shooting of Woman in Mental Health Crisis
Friday, September 1, 2023
Under the facts of this case there is insufficient evidence to charge the officers, their actions were justified.
No Charges to Issue in Fatal Police Shooting After East Grand Blvd. Drag Racing Incident
No Charges to Issue in Fatal Police Shooting After East Grand Blvd. Drag Racing Incident
Friday, September 1, 2023
In this case Officers 1 and 2 actions were justified. They acted properly under the circumstances and the warrant request will be denied.
Bass Arraignment: Former Wayne County Employees Charged with Stealing over $4,000 in County Funds
Bass Arraignment: Former Wayne County Employees Charged with Stealing over $4,000 in County Funds
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Defendant Bass was arraigned on August 29, 2023, in 34th District Court and given a $5,000 personal bond. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for September 6, 2023, at 9:00 a.m., before Judge Lisa Martin.
Juvenile Charged in Kidnapping of Twin Infants in Amber Alert Case
Juvenile Charged in Kidnapping of Twin Infants in Amber Alert Case
Monday, August 28, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 16-year-old juvenile female in connection with the kidnapping of 30-year-old Detroit woman's 14-day-old twin infants that caused an Amber Alert.
Detroit Man Charged in Dearborn Fatal Car Crash
Detroit Man Charged in Dearborn Fatal Car Crash
Monday, August 28, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Marlon Desean Davis, 21, of Detroit, in connection with a car crash that injured a 21-year-old woman, a 21-year-old man, a 16-year-old girl, and killed Aisia Robinson, 22, all of Detroit.
The Road to Exoneration: A Wrongful Convictions Panel
The Road to Exoneration: A Wrongful Convictions Panel
Friday, August 25, 2023
On September 27, 2023, the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law's Conviction Integrity Clinic will be hosting a panel discussion on wrongful convictions. The event is free to attend. Please RSVP by September 25, 2023.
UPDATE: Former Wayne County Employees Charges with Stealing Over $4,000 in County Funds
UPDATE: Former Wayne County Employees Charges with Stealing Over $4,000 in County Funds
Thursday, August 24, 2023
Ms. Bass was not able to be processed for arraignment today. A new arraignment time will be announced next week.
Three Detroiters Charged in Kidnapping of Twin Infants in Amber Alert Case
Three Detroiters Charged in Kidnapping of Twin Infants in Amber Alert Case
Thursday, August 24, 2023
Prosecutor Worthy has charged Curtis Lee Slay, 18, Davion Demetrius Sherman Chandler, 19, and Shantell Re-Azia Jones, 23, all of Detroit, in connection with the kidnapping of 30-year-old Detroit woman's 14-day-old twin infants that caused an Amber Alert.
Detroit Father Charged in Fatal Shooting of Eight-Year-Old Stepson
Detroit Father Charged in Fatal Shooting of Eight-Year-Old Stepson
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Armani Robinson, 26, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of his eight-year-old stepson.
Romulus Man Charged in Detroit Fatal Car Crash Killing Vivian Carmody
Romulus Man Charged in Detroit Fatal Car Crash Killing Vivian Carmody
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jacob Thomas Mraulak, 28, of Romulus, in connection with a car crash that killed Vivian Carmody, 68, and injured her husband Dan Carmody, 68, both of Detroit. Mr. Carmody is the Chief Executive Officer of Eastern Market.
Former Wayne County Employees Charged with Stealing Over $4000 In County Funds
Former Wayne County Employees Charged with Stealing Over $4000 In County Funds
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Former Wayne County Roads Division employees Kevin Gunn, 64, Jazmine Bass, 32, were charged today by Prosecutor Worthy. It is alleged that they stole over $4000 in County funds while they were employed by Wayne County in the Roads Division.
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Car Crash
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Car Crash
Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Benjamin Noah Weinstein, 42, of Detroit, in connection with a car crash that damaged a 53-year-old Detroit woman's fence, a 63-year-old Detroit man's fence, and a community center in the 4400 block of Conner Street.
State Police Investigation Results in Charges Against Motor Carrier Officer
State Police Investigation Results in Charges Against Motor Carrier Officer
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
John Clayton III, a MSP motor carrier officer assigned to the Metro North Post, was arraigned in the 34th District Court in Wayne County on five misdemeanor counts of Impersonating a Public Officer authorized by the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.
Seven Individuals Charged in Car Theft Ring
Seven Individuals Charged in Car Theft Ring
Thursday, August 17, 2023
Seven individuals were arraigned yesterday on charges in connection with the theft of sixteen 2023 Ford Bronco Raptors, retail valued at $1,760,000.
Detroit Man Charged in BP Gas Station Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in BP Gas Station Fatal Shooting
Monday, August 14, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Ricardo Williams, 34, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Desmond Nelson, 32, also of Detroit.
Eastpointe Man Charged in Van Buren Township Homicide and Assaults
Eastpointe Man Charged in Van Buren Township Homicide and Assaults
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Matthew Torrey Tiggs Jr., 22, of Eastpointe, in connection with the fatal shooting of Mr. Jean Butchart, 26, the non-fatal shooting of a 47-year-old man, and the assault of a 45-year-old man, all of Van Buren Township.
Detroit Man Charged in Bus Stop Non-Fatal Stabbing of Woman
Detroit Man Charged in Bus Stop Non-Fatal Stabbing of Woman
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Rodes Perly Francillion, 34, of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal stabbing of a 25-year-old Detroit woman. The defendant and the victim were not acquainted.
Detroit Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole in Liquor Store Robbery and Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole in Liquor Store Robbery and Fatal Shooting
Tuesday, August 8, 2023
Yesterday, Defendant Howard was sentenced by Judge Kevin Cox on one count of Felony Murder to life without parole, on two counts of Armed Robbery to 25 to 50 years, and on three counts of Felony Firearm to two years to be served consecutive in the MDOC.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Wife
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Wife
Monday, August 7, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Breon McIntosh, 35, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of his wife, Andricka McIntosh, 35.
Detroit Man Charged in Theft of French Bulldog
Detroit Man Charged in Theft of French Bulldog
Friday, August 4, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Demario Lipsey, 30, of Detroit, in connection with the armed robbery of a 27-year-old Detroit man.
Three Detroiters Charged in Chandler Park Drive Shootings
Three Detroiters Charged in Chandler Park Drive Shootings
Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Prosecutor Worthy has charged Alexis Childs, 25, Elisha Dejuan Hill, 26, and a 15-year-old juvenile male, all of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Thomas Davis, 26, and the non-fatal shootings of a 26-year-old man, and an 18-year-old man.
New Pre-Trial Hearing Date in Acid Attack Case
New Pre-Trial Hearing Date in Acid Attack Case
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
The juvenile's Pre-Trial hearing was cancelled today by Judge Christopher Dingell. The hearing will now be held on August 4, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Juvenile Male Charged in Stabbing Death of 14-Year-Old Southfield Youth
Juvenile Male Charged in Stabbing Death of 14-Year-Old Southfield Youth
Thursday, July 27, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 13-year-old male, of Detroit, as a juvenile respondent in connection with the fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old male, of Southfield.
Sterling Heights Man Enters Guilty Plea in Shooting of Transgender Woman
Sterling Heights Man Enters Guilty Plea in Shooting of Transgender Woman
Thursday, July 27, 2023
Today, Defendant Weathers entered a guilty plea to Second-Degree Murder and Felony Firearm with a sentence agreement of eight years for Second-Degree Murder and two years for Felony Firearm.
Former Westland Police Officer and Carleton Man Sentenced in Wyandotte Bar Incident
Former Westland Police Officer and Carleton Man Sentenced in Wyandotte Bar Incident
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
On June 20, 2023, Davidson pled nolo contendre to one count of Trespassing and Tittle pled guilty to one count of Reckless Use of a Firearm. All other charges were dismissed. Today, Davidson and Tittle were sentenced to one year of probation.
Former Dearborn Heights Police Officer Charged in Assault of Police Officer
Former Dearborn Heights Police Officer Charged in Assault of Police Officer
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged former Dearborn Heights Police Officer Paul Graf, 33, in connection with the assault of another 23-year-old Dearborn Heights Police Officer.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Man
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Man
Monday, July 24, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Nino Denzel-Wesley Red, 30, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Javonte Gardner, 23, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Monday, July 24, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Eugene Demarcus McKeithan, 31, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Veronica Smart, 34, also of Detroit.
Two Detroiters Charged in Livonia Party Store Shootings
Two Detroiters Charged in Livonia Party Store Shootings
Friday, July 21, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Lania Julieah Conn, 24, in connection with the fatal shooting of Markayla Sadler, 27, of Redford. Cory Leniel Campbell, 25, has been charged in connection with having a concealed weapon during the incident.
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Stabbing of Detroit Man
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Stabbing of Detroit Man
Friday, July 21, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jesse Glenn Maybin, 44, of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal stabbing of James Little Jr., 66, of Detroit.
Former Wayne County Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing Over $1.7 Million In County Funds
Former Wayne County Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing Over $1.7 Million In County Funds
Thursday, July 20, 2023
DETROIT - A former Wayne County Roads Division employee pleaded guilty today to conspiring to steal over $1.7 million in county funds, United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced.
Lincoln Park Man Charged in Theft of Bicycle
Lincoln Park Man Charged in Theft of Bicycle
Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Alexander Scott Webster, 30, of Lincoln Park, in connection with the theft of a bike from a 21-year-old man, also of Lincoln Park, that led to an officer involved shooting.
Charges Issue in Acid Attack
Charges Issue in Acid Attack
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Today a Pre-Trial Hearing was held before Referee Wanda Cal. Her next court hearing is another Pre-Trial Hearing before Judge Christopher Dingell on August 1, 2023, at 11:30 a.m. The juvenile respondent's bond remained the same.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Woman
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Woman
Monday, July 17, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Andrew James Hall, 31, of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Lisa Moffett, 40, of Royal Oak.
Charges Issue in Acid Attack Case
Charges Issue in Acid Attack Case
Saturday, July 15, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 12-year-old girl in connection with assaulting an 11-year-old girl with acid. The assault occurred on Sunday, July 9, 2023, at a local park in Detroit.
Attorney General Nessel to Prosecute Charges Against Rashad Maleek Trice
Attorney General Nessel to Prosecute Charges Against Rashad Maleek Trice
Thursday, July 13, 2023
LANSING - Today, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced the Department of Attorney General will conduct the state prosecution of Rashad Maleek Trice, 26, of Lansing, and will prosecute all state charges in one trial.
Highland Park Man Sentenced in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Highland Park Man Sentenced in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Thursday, July 13, 2023
On July 12, 2023, Defendant Norris was sentenced to 10 to 20 years for Second-Degree Murder and two years to be served consecutive for Felony Firearm in the Michigan Department of Corrections. All other charges were dismissed.
Prosecutor Kym Worthy on the Passing of Reverend JoAnn Watson
Prosecutor Kym Worthy on the Passing of Reverend JoAnn Watson
Monday, July 10, 2023
'She was deeply supportive of women and was a trailblazer way ahead of her time. When she was with you, she was with you, ' said Prosecutor Kym Worthy.
Charges Dismissed Against James Baird in Westland Child Sexual Assaults
Charges Dismissed Against James Baird in Westland Child Sexual Assaults
Wednesday, July 5, 2023
On February 1, 2023, James Adam Baird was charged in connection with the sexual assaults of a then 10-year-old girl who is now 13 years old and a 11-year-old girl who is now 15 years old. On July 5, 2023, Judge Randy Kalmbach dismissed both cases.
Texas Man Charged in Van Buren Homicide
Texas Man Charged in Van Buren Homicide
Monday, July 3, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Mark Anthony Shaw, 39, of Missouri City, Texas, in connection with the fatal shooting of Stafford Segree, 47, of Van Nuys, California. Both the defendant and the victim were long distance truck drivers.
Charges Dismissed Against James Baird in Garden City Child Sexual Assaults
Charges Dismissed Against James Baird in Garden City Child Sexual Assaults
Thursday, June 29, 2023
One February 1, 2023, James Adam Baird was charged in connection with the sexual assaults of a then 8-year-old girl who is now 10-years-old and a 8-year-old girl who is now 11-year-old. On June 28, 2023, visiting Judge Randy Kalmbach dismissed both cases.
AG Dana Nessel and Wayne County Prosecutor's Office Launch Job Court Prosecutor Diversion Program
AG Dana Nessel and Wayne County Prosecutor's Office Launch Job Court Prosecutor Diversion Program
Wednesday, June 28, 2023
DETROIT - This afternoon, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel was joined by members of the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office and Goodwill Industries to officially launch the Wayne County Job Court Prosecutor Diversion Program.
Two Men Charged in Livonia Non-Fatal Shooting
Two Men Charged in Livonia Non-Fatal Shooting
Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Prosecutor Worthy has charged Terrell Dwan Morris and Lamont James Sherman in connection with the non-fatal shootings of a 16-year-old Detroit boy, a 28-year-old Beverly Hills woman, a 27-year-old Detroit woman, and a 45-year-old Redford man.
Taylor Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Taylor Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Girlfriend
Friday, June 23, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Nickolas Shawn Cannon, 42, of Taylor, in connection with the fatal shooting of Lakeshia Smith, 38, of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Sunoco Gas Station Arson
Detroit Man Charged in Sunoco Gas Station Arson
Friday, June 23, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Julian Waddell Miller, 35, of Detroit, in connection with the arson of a Sunoco gas station that injured a 27-year-old Dearborn man who was working as a clerk.
Detroit Man Charged in Arson of Speedway Gas Station
Detroit Man Charged in Arson of Speedway Gas Station
Thursday, June 22, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jessie Tom Day, 57, of Detroit, in connection with the arson of a Speedway gas station.
Charges Issue in Fatal Crash Killing Teacher Connor McMahon
Charges Issue in Fatal Crash Killing Teacher Connor McMahon
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Brooke Lynn-Denise Charles, 25, of Grosse Pointe Woods, in connection with a car crash that killed Frazer High School teacher Connor McMahon, 23, of Roseville.
Two Detroit Males Charged in Robbery and Carjacking
Two Detroit Males Charged in Robbery and Carjacking
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
One June 16, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Dwayne Whitley, 16, and Marlon Henderson, 17, both of Detroit, in connection with the carjacking of 36-year-old Taylor man's vehicle. They are being charged as adult defendants.
Two Detroit Males Charged in Robbery of Off-Duty DPD Officer
Two Detroit Males Charged in Robbery of Off-Duty DPD Officer
Friday, June 16, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Dwayne Whitley ,16, and Marlon Henderson ,17, both of Detroit, in connection with the robbery of an off-duty Detroit Police Officer. They are being charged as adult defendants.
Detroit Parents Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Infant Son
Detroit Parents Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of Infant Son
Thursday, June 15, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Lolita Morgan, 28, and Mandel Berryman, 50, both of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of their 11-month-old son.
Detroit Man Charged in Homicide of Girlfriend
Detroit Man Charged in Homicide of Girlfriend
Thursday, June 15, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Cortez Xavier Coleman, 42, of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Stacy Smith, 48, also of Detroit.
DDOT Driver Charged in Fatal Crash
DDOT Driver Charged in Fatal Crash
Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Geraldine Johnson, 59, of Harper Woods, in connection with a car crash that killed Janice Bauer, 67, of Grosse Pointe Park, MI. Johnson is a bus driver for the Detroit Department of Transportation.
Zion Foster's Cousin Jaylin Brazier Charged in Her Homicide
Zion Foster's Cousin Jaylin Brazier Charged in Her Homicide
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jaylin Omar Brazier, 24, of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Zion Foster, 17, of Eastpointe. Defendant Brazier is the cousin of Ms. Foster.
Gas Station Clerk Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Man on Vernor Hwy.
Gas Station Clerk Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Man on Vernor Hwy.
Thursday, June 8, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Moad Mohamed Al-Gaham, 40, in connection with the fatal shooting of Anthony McNary 25, both of Detroit, that occurred on Vernor Highway.
Clerk Bound Over for Trial in Gas Station Fatal Shooting of Gregory Kelly
Clerk Bound Over for Trial in Gas Station Fatal Shooting of Gregory Kelly
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
The Preliminary Examination was held today and Aiyash was bound over for Manslaughter by Judge Kenneth King. His Arraignment on the Information is scheduled for June 20, 2023. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant Prosecutor Ryan Elsey.
Inkster Man Charged in Homicide of Nurse Patrice Wilson
Inkster Man Charged in Homicide of Nurse Patrice Wilson
Thursday, June 1, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jamere Mykel Miller, 36, of Inkster, in connection with the homicide of Patrice Wilson, 29, of Redford. Ms. Wilson was working as a nurse at Detroit Receiving Hospital.
Detroit Man Charged in Sumpter Road Fatal Crash
Detroit Man Charged in Sumpter Road Fatal Crash
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged David Armando Palacios-Sanchez, 43, of Detroit, in connection with a car crash that killed Reyna Martinez-Hernandez, 49, of Rockford, Illinois, and injured a 36-year-old woman from Plainfield, New Jersey.
Bond Reduction for Clerk Charged in Gas Station Fatal Shooting of Gregory Kelly
Bond Reduction for Clerk Charged in Gas Station Fatal Shooting of Gregory Kelly
Thursday, May 25, 2023
Today, Judge Kenneth King reduced Defendant Aiyash's bond from $100,000 cash to $100,000/10% with a GPS tether and house arrest. The Preliminary Examination is scheduled for June 1, 2023.
One Detroit Partnership Announces a Unified Summer Enforcement, Prevention, and Reentry Strategy Targeting Designated High Crime Areas in Detroit
One Detroit Partnership Announces a Unified Summer Enforcement, Prevention, and Reentry Strategy Targeting Designated High Crime Areas in Detroit
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Today, United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison, along with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney Kym Worthy, and Detroit Police Chief James White, announced a targeted strategy aimed at reducing gun violence in Detroit's neighborhoods.
Former Westland Police Officer and Carleton Man Charged in Wyandotte Bar Incident
Former Westland Police Officer and Carleton Man Charged in Wyandotte Bar Incident
Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged former Westland Police Officer Shawn Dennis Davidson, 52, of New Boston, and Gregory Jay Tittle, 53, of Carleton, MI, in connection with an incident at a bar in the 110 block of Oak Street in Wyandotte.
Mother Charged in Death of Four-Year-Old Son
Mother Charged in Death of Four-Year-Old Son
Monday, May 22, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Chavon Caprice Boone, 40, of Detroit in connection with the 2022 homicide of her 4-year-old son Anthony Scott Upshaw, Jr.
Clerk Charged in Gas Station Fatal Shooting of Gregory Kelly
Clerk Charged in Gas Station Fatal Shooting of Gregory Kelly
Friday, May 19, 2023
On May 18, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Al-Hassan Aiyash, 22, of Hamtramck, with Involuntary Manslaughter in connection with the fatal shooting of Gregory Kelly, 37, of Detroit, that occurred when Aiyash was employed as a gas station store clerk.
Case Updates - Monday, May 15, 2023
Case Updates - Monday, May 15, 2023
Monday, May 15, 2023
Please review the case update for Chantry Rice and the homicide of Nurse Patrice Wilson.
Ira, MI Man Charged with Destruction of Property at Cafe D'Mongo's
Ira, MI Man Charged with Destruction of Property at Cafe D'Mongo's
Friday, May 12, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jaden Alex Geck, 21, of Ira, MI, in connection with the destruction of a window at Cafe D'Mongo's, located in the 1430 block of Griswold Street in Detroit.
Fordson High School Student Charged in School Threat Case
Fordson High School Student Charged in School Threat Case
Thursday, May 11, 2023
A 15-year-old juvenile male, attending Fordson High School located in the 13800 block of Ford Road, in Dearborn has been charged with Intentional Threat to Commit an Act of Violence Against a School, School Employees, or Students. *
Samuel McCray Charged in Gas Station Homicide and Non-Fatal Shootings
Samuel McCray Charged in Gas Station Homicide and Non-Fatal Shootings
Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Samuel Anthony McCray, 27, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Gregory Kelly, 37, and a 60-year-old man and a 37-year-old man, all of Detroit.
Caregiver Charged in Robbery and Attack of 81-Year-Old Woman
Caregiver Charged in Robbery and Attack of 81-Year-Old Woman
Monday, May 8, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Essence Lefaye Cross, 33, of Detroit, in connection with the robbery and assault of an 81-year-old woman, of Grosse Pointe Park.
Defendants Sentenced in Homicide of Baby Brison
Defendants Sentenced in Homicide of Baby Brison
Saturday, May 6, 2023
On June 22, 2021, Prosecutor Worthy charged Darius Evonte Lanier, 20, and Eugene Meredith Hubbard, then 22, both of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of two-year-old Brison Christian, and the non-fatal shooting of his nine-year-old brother.
Suspect Charged in Homicide of Canton Resident
Suspect Charged in Homicide of Canton Resident
Friday, May 5, 2023
Jeffrey Dwight Locke was arraigned today in 35thDistrict Court for the murder of 69-year old Canton resident, Glen Mclean. Locke, age 50, was charged with one count of First Degree, Premeditated Homicide, punishable by life without parole.
Juvenile Charged in Detroit Riverwalk Non-Fatal Shootings
Juvenile Charged in Detroit Riverwalk Non-Fatal Shootings
Tuesday, May 2, 2023
A 16-year-old Detroit male has been charged in connection with the non-fatal shootings of two male that occurred near Rivard and Atwater at the Detroit Riverwalk.
United States Attorney's Office Observes National Crime Victims' Rights Week
United States Attorney's Office Observes National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
This year's Crime Victims' Rights Week event will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2023, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, 1441 St. Antoine, Detroit, Michigan.
Detroit Teacher Charged with Possession of Weapon on School Property
Detroit Teacher Charged with Possession of Weapon on School Property
Monday, April 24, 2023
On April 22, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged William Kenneth Howard, 57, of Southfield, in connection with the possession of a weapon on school property.
Detroit Man Charged in Greektown Non-Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Greektown Non-Fatal Shooting
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Aaron Leviticus McClinton, 19, of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man of Oak Park, MI.
Law Enforcement and Community Leaders Announce One Detroit Partnership
Law Enforcement and Community Leaders Announce One Detroit Partnership
Thursday, April 20, 2023
Today, Prosecutor Kym Worthy and other community leaders announced the 'One Detroit' partnership, designed to reduce violent crime in the City of Detroit.
Detroit Couple Charged in Greektown Fatal Shooting
Detroit Couple Charged in Greektown Fatal Shooting
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Travis Deshawn Irving, 33, and Nicole Kay Christian, 34, both of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Daryll Straughter, 48, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Penrod Street Non-Fatal Shootings
Detroit Man Charged in Penrod Street Non-Fatal Shootings
Monday, April 17, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Deon Ray Thomas, 32, of Detroit, in connection with non-fatal shootings of a 31-year-old Dearborn Heights man, and a 36-year-old woman and two 14-year-old boys, all of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged with Burying Dog Alive
Detroit Man Charged with Burying Dog Alive
Monday, April 10, 2023
On November 10, 2022, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Jacob Xavier Kasper, 20, of Detroit, in connection with burying his dog alive. The warrant request was charged when the defendant was not in custody.
Detroit Man Charged in Multiple Sexual Assaults
Detroit Man Charged in Multiple Sexual Assaults
Thursday, April 6, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Kenneth Dwight Davis, 28, of Detroit, in connection with the sexual assaults of an 80-year-old woman, and a 64-year-old woman, both of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of DPD Officers
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of DPD Officers
Monday, April 3, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Larez Hakess McKnight, 25, of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shootings of Detroit police officers.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Roommate
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Stabbing of Roommate
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Nathaniel Alex McDuffie, 63, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal stabbing of Eric Sanders, 59, also of Detroit. The defendant and the victim were residing together at the time of the incident.
Dearborn Heights Woman Charged in Redford Road Rage Incident
Dearborn Heights Woman Charged in Redford Road Rage Incident
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Keshia Hamilton, 34, of Dearborn Heights, in connection with the shooting of a 58-year-old Inkster woman's car.
Three Wayne County Employees Charged in Time Fraud Scheme
Three Wayne County Employees Charged in Time Fraud Scheme
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Scott VanPeeren, 54, of Wyandotte, John Everhart, 50, of Farmington Hills, and Justin Whorton, 40, of Detroit in connection with falsifying their time sheets.
Detroit Man Charged in Westland Non-Fatal Car Crash
Detroit Man Charged in Westland Non-Fatal Car Crash
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Ryan Edward Smith, 34, of Detroit, in connection with a non-fatal car crash that injured a 25-year-old Highland Park man, and a 27-year-old pregnant Inkster woman.
Detroit Man Charged in Animal Torture Case
Detroit Man Charged in Animal Torture Case
Friday, March 24, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Lenard Maurice Shaw, 29, of Detroit, in connection with the violent beating of his blue pit bull puppy.
Detroit Man Charged with Homicide of Detroit Woman
Detroit Man Charged with Homicide of Detroit Woman
Thursday, March 23, 2023
On March 21, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Jonathan Lamont-John Welch*, 23, of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Natayla Morse, 24, also of Detroit. Welch is the same defendant who was charged in 2022 in a Harper Woods homicide case.
Westland Man Charged with Non-Fatal Stabbing of Lyft Driver
Westland Man Charged with Non-Fatal Stabbing of Lyft Driver
Thursday, March 23, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Steffon Dupree Mitchell, 26, of Westland, in connection with the non-fatal stabbing of a 75-year-old Saint Clair man.
WCPO Prevails in MCOA in People v. Daniel DeBono
WCPO Prevails in MCOA in People v. Daniel DeBono
Friday, March 17, 2023
On March 16, 2023, Michigan Court of Appeals in a published opinion affirmed the Third Circuit Court ruling and remanded the case back to the district court. The court found that the statute provides a legal defense at trial instead of immunity.
No Charges to Issue in Dearborn Fatal Shooting of Ali Naji
No Charges to Issue in Dearborn Fatal Shooting of Ali Naji
Thursday, March 16, 2023
It is clear from the facts and evidence in the case that the officer acted in lawful self- defense and defense of others. No charges will issue in this matter and the warrant request is denied.
Barricaded Gunman Charged in Non-Fatal Shootings of MSP Troopers
Barricaded Gunman Charged in Non-Fatal Shootings of MSP Troopers
Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Andre Neal Hardaway, 55, of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal shootings of Michigan State Police (MSP) Troopers.
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Stabbing
Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Stabbing
Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Anthony Demetrius Craddieth, 34, of Detroit, in connection with the non-fatal stabbing of a 30-year-old man, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Homicide of One-Year-Old Infant
Detroit Man Charged in Homicide of One-Year-Old Infant
Saturday, March 4, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged LeRoy Metoyer III, 37, of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of one-year-old Justice Starks.
No Charges to Issue in City of Grosse Pointe Paper Noose Case
No Charges to Issue in City of Grosse Pointe Paper Noose Case
Friday, March 3, 2023
No charges will issue in connection with the hanging of a paper noose in a public bathroom of a Panera Bread store in the City of Grosse Pointe.
Keith Appling is Sentenced in Whitcomb Street Fatal Shooting
Keith Appling is Sentenced in Whitcomb Street Fatal Shooting
Friday, March 3, 2023
On June 10, 2021, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Keith Damon Appling, 31, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Clyde Edmonds, 66, also of Detroit.
Detroit Men Charged with Breaking into Deceased Man's Huron Township Home
Detroit Men Charged with Breaking into Deceased Man's Huron Township Home
Thursday, March 2, 2023
On February 16, 2023, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Carnell Lamont Franklin-Smith, 34, and Benjamin Ulysses Pearce, 29, both of Detroit, in connection with breaking and entering the home of a deceased Huron Township man.
River Rouge and Ecorse Teens Charged in Detroit Homicide
River Rouge and Ecorse Teens Charged in Detroit Homicide
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Marcell Carter, 17, of River Rouge, and Dshaun Miller, 15, of Ecorse, in connection with the fatal shooting of Jonai Harrison, 21, of River Rouge. They have been charged as adult defendants in this case.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting
Friday, January 13, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jermayne Dale Fields, 47, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Anthony Tyner, 65, also of Detroit.
Former Teacher Charged in Multiple Child Sexual Assaults
Former Teacher Charged in Multiple Child Sexual Assaults
Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged James Adam Baird, 43, of Plymouth, in connection with the sexual assaults of a 10-year-old Garden City girl, a 13-year-old Westland girl, an 11-year-old Dearborn girl, and a 15-year-old Wayne girl.
Detroit Man Charged with Soliciting Money from Businesses Under False Pretenses
Detroit Man Charged with Soliciting Money from Businesses Under False Pretenses
Friday, January 13, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Michael McCombs, 62, of Detroit, in connection with fraudulently obtaining funds from businesses.
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Teen
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Teen
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 15-year-old juvenile male, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged with Shooting at Dearborn Undercover Police Officer
Detroit Man Charged with Shooting at Dearborn Undercover Police Officer
Thursday, January 5, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Eshaun Phillip Blanding, 23, of Detroit, in connection with the carjacking of a Dearborn man's car
Detroit Man Charged in Armed Robbery of Dollar Store
Detroit Man Charged in Armed Robbery of Dollar Store
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Antoine Clements, 41, of Detroit, in connection with the robbery of a Dollar Tree.
Former Wayne County Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing Over $1.7 Million In County Funds
Former Wayne County Employee Pleads Guilty To Stealing Over $1.7 Million In County Funds
Thursday, January 5, 2023
A former Wayne County Roads Division employee pleaded guilty today to conspiring to steal over $1.7 million in county funds, United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced.
Detroit Couple Charged in Homicide of Five-Year-Old Son andNon-Fatal Abuse of Three-Year-Old Son
Detroit Couple Charged in Homicide of Five-Year-Old Son andNon-Fatal Abuse of Three-Year-Old Son
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Shane Robert Shelton, 27, and Valeria Lynn Hamilton, 27, both of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of their five-year-old son, Ethan Belcher, and the non-fatal child abuse of their three-year-old son.
Southfield Man Charged in Multiple Armed Robberies
Southfield Man Charged in Multiple Armed Robberies
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Fernando Darryl Ford, 30, of Southfield, in connection with the armed robbery of two dollar stores in Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Assault of DPD Officers
Detroit Man Charged in Assault of DPD Officers
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Billie T. Hill, 32, of Detroit, in connection with the assault of Detroit police officers.
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Teen
Juvenile Charged in Fatal Shooting of Detroit Teen
Thursday, February 2, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 16-year-old juvenile male, of Detroit in connection with the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Carjacking and Fatal Shooting of Tracie Golden
Detroit Man Charged in Carjacking and Fatal Shooting of Tracie Golden
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Bradley Doss Thurman, 19, of Detroit, in connection with the carjacking and fatal shooting of Tracie Golden, 53, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Sister
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of Sister
Friday, January 6, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Terry Allen Wyrembelski, 21, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Jaclyn Wyrembelski, 25, also of Detroit.
Detroit Man Charged in Two Fatal Shootings
Detroit Man Charged in Two Fatal Shootings
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Lemonte Richawn Jackson, 25, of Detroit, in connection with the December 16, 2022 fatal shooting of Rodney Carter, 30, and the December 22, 2022 fatal shooting of Patrick Jones, 26, both of Detroit.
Keith Appling Enters Guilty Plea in Whitcomb Street Fatal Shooting
Keith Appling Enters Guilty Plea in Whitcomb Street Fatal Shooting
Monday, February 13, 2023
On June 10, 2021, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Keith Damon Appling, 31, of Detroit, in connection with the fatal shooting of Clyde Edmonds, 66, also of Detroit. The defendant and Mr. Edmonds are related.
Torrion Hudson Charged in Domestic Violence Incident
Torrion Hudson Charged in Domestic Violence Incident
Friday, February 3, 2023
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Torrion Hudson, 22, of Detroit, in connection with the domestic assault of his 22-year-old victim, and her 42-year-old mother, also of Detroit. The defendant and the 22-year-old victim have a child in common.