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Monday, April 3, 2017

Detroit Woman Charged in Death of Newborn Daughter

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Glencetta Gloster-Washington, 39 (DOB: 08/22/2017) of Detroit, in connection with the death of her newborn daughter.

On March 26, 2017, at the family home in the 3500 block of Yorkshire in Detroit, relatives discovered Gloster-Washington bleeding and unresponsive and took her to a local hospital. It is alleged that the defendant was determined to have recently given birth. Detroit Police officers were dispatched to the location and discovered the remains of a newborn female in a garbage bag in a trash container outside of the residence.

Gloster-Washington has been charged with Murder – First Degree, Felony Murder – First Degree and Concealing the Death of an Individual.* She was arraigned on April 1, 2017 in 34th District Court in Romulus and received a $500,000/10% bond and a tether, if she is released on bond. Her probable cause hearing is on April 11, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. and her preliminary examination is on April 18, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in 36th District Court.

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

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Anthony Thornton – Defendant charged with two criminal sexual conduct cases that occurred in 2010 and 2011. His final conference was changed by Judge Vonda Evans from Thursday, April 6, 2017 until April 13, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

Detroit Man Charged in Non-Fatal Shooting of His 14-Year-Old Son

Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Kong P. Kue, 36 (DOB: 7/8/1980), of Detroit in connection with the non-fatal shooting of his 14-year-old son by his 10-year-old son. On March 20, 2017 at approximately 7:00 p.m. in a home in the 13700 block of Pfent in Detroit it is alleged that Kue’s 14- year-old son and his 10-year-old son found an unsecured loaded shotgun and a handgun in the defendant’s bedroom. The 10-year-old was playing with the weapon and pulled the trigger striking his brother in the abdomen. 911 was called and police and medics were called to the location and the 14-year-old was transported to a local hospital where he continues to receive treatment for his wound.

Prosecutor Worthy said, “I have said this before and will say it again and again, these tragedies are absolutely 100 percent preventable. We have to do better and protect our children.”

Kue has been charged with Child Abuse Second Degree, which carries a maximum ten year penalty and Felony Firearm, which carries a two year consecutive penalty.* On March 28, 2017, Kue was arraigned before 36th District Court Magistrate Millicent Sherman. The probable cause conference was held today. The preliminary examination that was scheduled for April 10, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. was changed today to May 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. by Judge Lydia Nance Adams in 36th District Court. The defendant has posted the $25,000/10% bond.

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

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Detroit Woman Charged and Arraigned in Fatal Crash Killing 72-Year-Old Man

On March 23, 2017 Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Kellie Nichole Stock, aka Nicole Leigh Hetfield, 51 (DOB: 03/12/1966), of Detroit, in connection with the fatal car crash that killed 72-yearold Bennie Sims, of Detroit. On March 20, 2017 at approximately 2:15 p.m., it is alleged that Stock was intoxicated and driving recklessly at a high rate of speed when she hit Mr. Sims’s truck as he was driving on Woodward near State Fair in Detroit. It is alleged that Stock fled from police, who witnessed the crash. Stock had a 32-year-old Detroit woman riding in the front passenger seat of -more- 3 her car at the time of the fatal crash. Both women suffered serious injuries and were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Stock has been charged with the following nine charges: Second Degree Murder; Reckless Driving Causing Death; Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death; Operating While License is Suspended Revoked or Denied - Causing Death; Fleeing the Police, First Degree; Fleeing the Police, Second Degree; Reckless Driving Causing Serious Impairment of a Body Function; Operating While Intoxicated Causing Serious Injury; Operating While License is Suspended Revoked or Denied - Causing Serious Injury.*

Defendant Stock was arraigned in the hospital on April 3, 2017. Upon her release from the hospital, she will be remanded to jail. Her probable cause conference is scheduled for April 17, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for April 24, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Kenneth King in 36th District Court.

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

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Anthony Thornton – Defendant charged with two criminal sexual conduct cases that occurred in 2010 and 2011. The Court date has been changed again by the court to April 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

Sterling Heights Woman Charged with Fleeing and Eluding Police Officers

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Valerie Margaret Mathews, 28 (DOB: 11/24/1988), of Sterling Heights, in connection with an extended vehicle chase through Detroit and Hamtramck.

It is alleged that on April 4, 2017, two Detroit Police officers were dispatched to the area of Gable Street near Stockton in Detroit. Upon arrival at the scene, their investigation led them to a suspicious van. Police followed the van and, despite the activated overhead police lights, the defendant refused to pull over. The van continued throughout areas of Detroit and Hamtramck before the defendant exited the vehicle and tried to run. Hamtramck police officers pursued the defendant on foot and arrested her.

Mathews is charged with Fleeing and Eluding – Third Degree*. She was arraigned this afternoon before 36th District Court Magistrate Bari Blake Wood. The probable cause conference is scheduled for April 13, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for April 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Deborah Lewis Langston in 36th District Court. The defendant received a $50,000/10% bond.

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

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