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Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Delano Drake, 20, (DOB: 02/02/2001), of Detroit, in connection with a series of carjackings, thefts, and related charges in a 25-count criminal felony information.

From September 23, 2021 through November 4, 2021, it is alleged that the defendant committed a series of carjackings, unlawful driving away of various cars and receiving and stealing Dodge Rams, Dodge Challengers, Jeep Cherokees, and Chrysler 200s and 300s. The defendant was placed under arrest this week by the Detroit Police Department. At this time there are related matters that are under investigation and no further facts will be revealed. More complete facts will be placed on the record in court.

Charges for Defendant Delano Drake*

09/23/2021 at 17150 Block of Washburn, Detroit
Count 1 Carjacking [750.529A]
1. 2020 Black Dodge Ram
2. B and/or C
3. C. 1. Adam Muhammad

Count 2 UDAA [750.413]
1. 2020 Black Dodge Ram
2. Adam Muhammad

Count 3 RCSP-MV [750.5357]
1. 2020 Black Dodge Ram

10/23/2021 at 10:20 a.m. at 15440 Block of W. McNichols Rd, Detroit
Count 4 Carjacking [750.529A]
1. 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2. B and/or C
3. C. 1. Desmond Troup

Count 5 UDAA [750.413]
1. 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2. Desmond Troup

Count 6 RCSP-MV [750.5357]
1. 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

10/23/2021 at 11:00 p.m. at St. Mary and Florence, Detroit
Count 7 Carjacking [750.529A]
1. 2015 Black Dodge Ram
2. B and/or C
3. C. 1. Ashley Jones-Maskell

Count 8 UDAA [750.413]
1. 2015 Black Dodge Ram
2. Ashley Jones-Maskell

Count 9 RCSP-MV [750.5357]
1. 2015 Black Dodge Ram

10/23/2021 at 11:30 p.m. at 15440 Block of W. McNichols Rd, Detroit
Count 10 Carjacking [750.529A]
1. 2021 Burgundy Dodge Challenger
2. B and/or C
3. C. 1. Oscar Green

Count 11 UDAA [750.413]
1. 2021 Burgundy Dodge Challenger
2. Oscar Green

Count 12 RCSP-MV [750.5357]
1. 2021 Burgundy Dodge Challenger


11/03/2021 at 17600 Block of Stahelin, Detroit

Count 13 RCSP-MV [750.5357]
1. 2014 Honda Cr-V

11/04/2021 1:30 a.m. at 20000 Block of W. McNichols Rd., Detroit
Count 14 Carjacking [750.529A]
1. 2015 Gray Chrysler 200
2. B and/or C
3. C. 1. Aquana Atkins

Count 15 UDAA [750.413]
1. 2015 Gray Chrysler 200
2. Aquana Atkins

Count 16 RCSP-MV [750.5357]
1. 2015 Gray Chrysler 200

11/04/2021 2:25 a.m. at 13100 Block of W. Seven Mile Rd., Detroit
Count 17 Carjacking [750.529A]
1. 2014 Black Chrysler 300
2. B and/or C
3. C. 1. Brianna Rogers

Count 18 UDAA [750.413]
1. 2014 Black Chrysler 300
2. Brianna Rogers

Count 19 RCSP-MV [750.5357]
1. 2014 Black Chrysler 300

Counts 20-25 Felony Firearm [750.227B-A]
1. Handgun
2. Carjacking and/or Unlawful Driving Away Automobile and/or Stolen Property - Receiving and Concealing - Motor Vehicle

"The evidence in this case will show that the alleged actions of this defendant were brazen, and extremely dangerous," said Prosecutor Worthy. "These victims just wanted to go about their daily lives and were met by this defendant who allegedly wanted what they had - no matter the consequences."

Defendant Drake was arraigned this afternoon in 36th District Court and given $2,500,000 cash/surety bond. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for November 23, 2021 and the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for November 30, 2021 in 36th District Court before Judge Roberta Archer. Please request a photograph of the defendant from the Detroit Police Department.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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