Share:

NEWS UPDATES

Monday, January 29, 2018

Charges to be Amended at Probable Cause Conference in Fatal Shooting of Officer Doss

Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Decharlos O. Brooks, 43 (DOB: 08/07/1974), of Detroit, in connection with the shooting of DPD Officer Glenn Doss. On January 24, 2018 at approximately 10:09 p.m., DPD officers were dispatched to a house in the 5500 block of McDougall, responding to shots fired. It is alleged that Brooks shot Officer Doss in the head. Officer Doss was transported to a local hospital for treatment. It is further alleged that, after shooting the officer, Brooks stood pointing his handgun at other officers at the scene. Shortly thereafter, Brooks barricaded himself inside his house until the DPD Special Response Team was able to place him under arrest.On January 27, 2018, Brooks was arraigned and remanded to jail on: eight counts of Assault with Intent to Murder; seven counts of Resisting and Obstructing; one count of Carrying a Dangerous Weapon and 18 counts of Felony Firearm*.

On Sunday, January 28, 2018, Officer Doss expired from his wound. Today, the Wayne County will amend the charges to First Degree Murder, Murder of a Peace Officer and Resisting/Obstructing Causing Death*. Brooks will be arraigned at the Probable Cause Conference on February 6, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. in 36 District Court in Detroit.

Prosecutor Worthy said, "The hearts of the men and women of the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office are heavy today, but our resolve is strong to bring the defendant to justice. Brooks is now facing murder charges for his alleged actions. The death of Officer Doss illustrates once again the extreme danger involved for police officers in domestic violence cases. We must protect our officers, and pay very serious attention to domestic violence issues."

*The charges are allegations unless and until the defendant is convicted.


Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Candice Diaz and Brad Fields -The Sumpter Township mother and her boyfriend charged with Felony Murder, Second Degree Murder, Torture and Child Abuse First Degree in connection with the January 1, 2018 death of four-year-old Gabrielle Barrett, Today at their Probable Cause Conference in 34th District Court both defendants were referred for competency to stand trial, competency to waive Miranda rights, and criminal responsibility.


Leroy Moon - Defendant convicted of Manslaughter in the fatal shooting Shawn Johnson at the Asian Fish Market. Today Moon was sentenced by Judge Cynthia Gray Hathaway according to a plea agreement to five years probation with the first year to be served in the Wayne county Jail, with no early release. He must pay $9,141 in restitution. Moon will be allowed out of jail for work release and for medical treatment.

#####

Date change for Marquis Cromer's Sentence Hearing from 2/1/18 until 2/9/18 at 9:00 a.m.

Marquis Cromer - Defendant charged in September, 2016 homicide of DPD Officer Kenneth Steil. On January 25, 2018 the defendant pleaded No Contest- Guilty but Mentally Ill to Second Degree Murder with a sentence agreement of 38 to 75 years and two years consecutive for Felony Firearm. (Case number 17-3973) He pleaded No Contest - Guilty but Mentally Ill to Assault with Intent to Murder and Felony Firearm with a with a sentence agreement of five to ten years concurrent. (Case Number 17-3971) Cromer also pleaded No Contest- Guilty but Mentally Ill to Carjacking and Felony Firearm with a sentence agreement for 20 to 30 years concurrent. (Case Number 17-392). Upon sentencing the defendant will be incarcerated in the Michigan Department of Corrections. Cromer's sentence hearing has been adjourned by the court from February 1, 2018 until February 9, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. because the pre-sentence report is being prepared.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Gerald Day - Detroit man charged in seven cases. (See attachment for individual cases for Gerald Day). Day's final conferences were scheduled for Friday, February 2, 2018 before Judge Kevin Cox. Due to a court scheduling conflict the final conferences are now scheduled on Monday, February 5, 2018.

Friday, February 2, 2018

Taylor Fatal Shooting Case - WCPO has not received a warrant request for the Taylor fatal shooting that occurred on Thursday, February 1, 2018.

#####