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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, (DOB: 03/01/1991), 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, (DOB:07/01/1985), 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, (DOB: 05/14/2005), 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, (DOB: 01/24/2003), 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.