Monday, November 18, 2013


Please review the press release attached. The arraignment will be held before Magistrate Sidney Barthwell at 2:30 p.m. today at 36th District Court.

Highland Park Mayor Assault - We have received a warrant request regarding an assault on the Highland Park Mayor Deandre Windom that occurred on November 17, 2013, at the Key Club in Detroit. It is currently being reviewed; no decision is expected today.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Prosecutor in Racially Charged Shooting Case Near Detroit Is No Stranger to Spotlight

Here is a link to the New York Times article by Monica Davey profiling Prosecutor Worthy:


Reneco Graus - Charged in the May 2010 Highland Park apartment fire. (See page 15 of the Weekly Case Updates.) Because the Third Circuit Court did not receive paperwork from Highland Park the arraignment has been adjourned until Friday, November 22, 2013 at 9:00 a.m.

Kassie Laretz - Pleaded Guilty to with Involuntary Manslughter in Westland unsafe sleep. (See page 25 of the Weekly Case Updates) Today she was sentenced before Judge Vonda Evans to 1- 15 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections.

Robert Messer - Northville man charged with having sexual contact with a 15-year-old Plymouth Township girl. He was bound over, as charged, on Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) First Degree, 4 counts of CSC 3 and one count of Accosting a Minor for Immoral Purposes. The arraignment on the information is scheduled for November 26, 2013 and his bond was continued.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Prosecutor Worthy to Appear on Flashpoint this Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss Wayne County Prosecutor's Office Budget with Devin Scillian.

Sheriffs Arrest Woman At Court Security Checkpoint

On November 21, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice, Wayne County Sheriff's deputies confiscated an unregistered loaded pistol from Jamaica Kay Bruton (DOB: 08/24/1989) of Detroit, as she attempted to pass through security screening equipment. The female was heading into a courtroom to face charges of Home Invasion - First Degree, Assault With Intent to do Great Bodily Harm less than Murder and Larceny in a Building. Upon discovering the weapon, Sheriff's deputies determined the woman did not have a permit to carry a weapon. The pistol was confiscated and the woman was taken into custody.

Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Bruton with Carrying a Concealed Weapon. Arraignment is expected tomorrow morning in the 34th District Court of Romulus.

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