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Huron Township Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of His Mother
Huron Township Man Charged in Fatal Shooting of His Mother
Monday, March 1, 2021
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Kalin Karvelis,25 (DOB: 06/08/1995), of Huron Township in connection with the fatal shooting of his mother, Julie Lee Karvelis, 53, and the non-fatal shooting of his father, Victor Karvelis.
14-Year-Old Canton Girl Charged in the Fatal Stabbing of Her Grandmother
14-Year-Old Canton Girl Charged in the Fatal Stabbing of Her Grandmother
Monday, March 1, 2021
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged a 14-year- old, (DOB:06/21/2006), girl in connection with the fatal stabbing of her grandmother, Cynthia Mosby, 65, both of Canton. Ms. Mosby had custody of her granddaughter at the time of her death
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal I-96 Freeway Shooting
Detroit Man Charged in Fatal I-96 Freeway Shooting
Friday, February 26, 2021
Defendant David Easterly, (DOB:08/20/1981), of Detroit, is being charged in connection with the homicide of Bernard Waller, (DOB: 03/04/1989), also of Detroit.
WCPO Conviction Integrity Unit Grants Relief to Prisoner Kenneth Nixon
WCPO Conviction Integrity Unit Grants Relief to Prisoner Kenneth Nixon
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and the WCPO Conviction Integrity Unit, headed by Director Valerie Newman, granted relief to prisoner Kenneth Nixon, (DOB: 03/29/1986), today at a 1:00 p.m. hearing before Judge Bruce Morrow.
Det. Man Charged with Mutilation of a Dead Body in Connection with Missing Livingston County Woman
Det. Man Charged with Mutilation of a Dead Body in Connection with Missing Livingston County Woman
Monday, February 15, 2021
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Dowan Knighton, 47 (DOB:12/13/1973) of Detroit, in connection with the recently discovered remains of Kayla Pierce, 29, of Livingston County, Michigan.
WCPO Domestic Violence Unit F.A.Q.
WCPO Domestic Violence Unit F.A.Q.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
Here are some frequently asked questions from our Domestic Violence Unit.
Melvindale Woman Charged in Murder of Boyfriend
Melvindale Woman Charged in Murder of Boyfriend
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Preaija Pope, 22 (DOB: 11/26/1998), in connection with the homicide of her live-in boyfriend Timmy Robinson, 30, both of Melvindale. Her father, Perry Pope, 44 has been charged as an Accessory After the Fact.
Taylor Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Taylor Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash
Friday, February 5, 2021
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Noah Damron, 20 (DOB: 02/25/2000), of Taylor in connection with a fatal car crash that killed a 12-year-old girl and injured her 45-year old female guardian, both of Allen Park.
WCPO Conviction Integrity Unit Grants Relief to Larry D. Smith
WCPO Conviction Integrity Unit Grants Relief to Larry D. Smith
Friday, February 5, 2021
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy and the WCPO Conviction Integrity Unit, headed by Director Valerie Newman, are announcing a grant of relief for prisoner Larry D. Smith, (DOB: 08/25/1975), on Thursday, February 4, 2021.
Detroit Man Charged with Armed Robbery and Homicide of Farmington Hills Man
Detroit Man Charged with Armed Robbery and Homicide of Farmington Hills Man
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Prosecutor Worthy has charged Robert Lee Bailey Jr., (DOB: 05/03/1971) in connection with the September 22, 2020 homicide of a 49-yea-old Farmington Hills man.
WCPO to Dismiss all Cases Issued Under Governor's Executive Order During COVID Crisis
WCPO to Dismiss all Cases Issued Under Governor's Executive Order During COVID Crisis
Monday, February 1, 2021
As a result of the Michigan Supreme Court ruling that the Emergency Management Act did not authorize Gov. Whitmer to issue or renew any COVID-19 state of emergency orders after April 30, 2020, WCPO will be dismissing all adjudicated and pending cases.
Teens Charged in Homicide of Uber Driver
Teens Charged in Homicide of Uber Driver
Monday, February 1, 2021
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Devin Delon McKee, 16 (DOB: 01/29/04) and Lanyah Quan Brady, 15 (DOB: 06/27/05), both of Detroit, in connection with the homicide of Uber driver Timothy Marcus Perkins, 60, of Southfield.
Detroit Woman Charged with Stabbing Husband
Detroit Woman Charged with Stabbing Husband
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Reanetta Moore, 44 (DOB: 11/12/1976), has been charged by Prosecutor Kym Worthy in connection with the non-fatal stabbing of her husband Robert Joiner, 35, both of Detroit.
Dearborn Heights Man Charged in Murder of Stepbrother
Dearborn Heights Man Charged in Murder of Stepbrother
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jalen Gullatt , 21 (DOB: 05/21/1999), in connection with the homicide of his stepbrother Jeffrey Steen, 23, both of Dearborn Heights.
Couple Charged in Assault of Spirit Airlines Agents
Couple Charged in Assault of Spirit Airlines Agents
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jameel L. Murphy (DOB: 11/04/1990) and Raymonique M. Williams (DOBB: 01/24/1991), both of Detroit, in connection with assaulting two male Spirit Airline workers.
Statement of Prosecutor Kym Worthy on the Passing of Judge Pennie Millender
Statement of Prosecutor Kym Worthy on the Passing of Judge Pennie Millender
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
'Pennie was warm, compassionate, and truly believed in the proper administration of justice. She will be sorely missed.'
Statement of Prosecutor Worthy on the Passing of Judge Isidore Torres
Statement of Prosecutor Worthy on the Passing of Judge Isidore Torres
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Judge Torres was a fearless fighter for civil rights, equality, and especially for his beloved Latino community. There will never be another like him.
Canton Man Charged in Fatal Shooting Death of 8-Year-Old Son
Canton Man Charged in Fatal Shooting Death of 8-Year-Old Son
Friday, January 15, 2021
Prosecutor Worthy has charged Nicholas A. Bennett, 33 (DOB: 05/01/1987), of Canton in connection with the fatal shooting of his eight-year-old son.
Wyandotte Man Charged in Homicide of Girlfriend
Wyandotte Man Charged in Homicide of Girlfriend
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Prosecutor Worthy has charged Charles Whitman, 39 (DOB: 01/31/1981), in connection with the murder of his girlfriend Lina Breen, 55, both of Wyandotte.
Nine Indicted on Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis Investigation
Nine Indicted on Criminal Charges in Flint Water Crisis Investigation
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Michigan Solicitor General Fadwa Hammoud and Wayne County Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy today announced that nine individuals have been indicted on a total of 42 counts related to a series of alleged actions that caused the Flint Water Crisis.