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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 located in the 32000 block of Shiawassee Street in Farmington, MI.

It is alleged that from August 2023 to October 2023, Defendant Thompkins sexually assaulted the victims at his home located in the 8500 block of Asbury Park Drive in Detroit. Investigation by the Detroit Police Department led to the arrest of the defendant on October 24, 2023. More facts and evidence will be placed on the record at the preliminary examination.

Jeremy Thompkins has been charged with one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct - Second Degree and one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct - Fourth Degree.*

"We want to able to trust the people that we allow to coach, teach, and spend time with our children. Sometimes they are predators that betray and abuse that trust in unimaginable ways. The evidence in this case will show that this defendant's alleged conduct violated his position of authority and harmed those he was supposed to guide and protect," said Prosecutor Kym Worthy.

He was arraigned this afternoon in 36th District Court before Magistrate Laura Echartea and given a $250,000 personal bond with a GPS tether and house arrest. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for November 2, 2023, and the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for November 9, 2023, before Judge Kenneth King. 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.