Share:

NEWS UPDATES

Monday, July 2, 2018

Mount Clemens Man Charged in Assault on DDOT Bus Driver

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Eric Dashawn Johnson, 23, (DOB: 03/23/1995), of Mount Clemens, MI, in connection with the Assault and Battery of a 50-year-old Detroit Department Of Transportation (DDOT) bus driver from Detroit.On June 30, 2018 at approximately 10:00 p.m., Detroit Transit Officers responded to a call to meet a DDOT bus driver at Woodward Avenue and West Grand Boulevard. It is alleged that, upon arrival, the victim told the transit officers that Defendant Johnson's bus ticket had expired. It is further alleged that, despite the victim's offer to override the ticket and give Johnson a free ride, Johnson attacked the driver, punched him in the face, grabbed him from his seat and pulled him to the bus floor and kicked the victim. Johnson then fled the scene on foot. Detroit police officers on patrol nearby, alerted by the transit officers, observed Johnson walking on Cass Avenue and placed him under arrest.Johnson has been charged with Assault and Battery*. He was arraigned at 2:30 p.m. this afternoon before 36th District Court Magistrate Laura Echartea. A Pre-Trial has been scheduled for July 12, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. before Judge Bryant-Weekes in 36th District Court. The defendant received a$10,000/10% bond.

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

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Plymouth Man Charged in Barbershop Shooting Case

Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Jamar Levon Woodmore, 29 (DOB: 03/15/1989), of Plymouth, in connection with the fatal shooting of Leon Webb, 27, of Detroit. On June 28, 2018, at 3:45 p.m., both men were employed by the barbershop located in the 13300 block of West Seven Mile Road. It is alleged that, on that day, Woodmore and Webb had a verbal argument that escalated into a physical fight outside of the shop. It is further alleged that, after losing the fight, Woodmore when to his car, retrieved a hand gun, and fatally shot Webb. Woodmore fled the location in his car. Webb was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

On June 30, 2018, Woodmore turned himself in to the police and was placed under arrest. He has been charged with First Degree Murder, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Felony Firearm*.

Woodmore was arraigned at 10:30 a.m. this morning before 36th District Court Magistrate Millicent Sherman. The probable cause conference is scheduled for July 17, 2018 at 8:30 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for July 24, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Both hearings are before Judge Kenneth King in 36th District Court. The defendant was remanded to jail.

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

#####