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Detroit Duo Charged in Crime Spree

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Sammie Leland Harris, 18 (DOB: 07/21/1999) and Leshawn Kyle Glover, 21 (DOB: 07/27/1996), both of Detroit, in connection with a series of carjackings and armed robberies in Detroit. Investigation by the Wayne State University Police Department and the Detroit Police Department led to the arrest of both defendants.

On April 11, 2018 at approximately 2:00 a.m., it is alleged that the defendants carjacked a 45-year-old man, of Detroit, at gunpoint on Manor Street near Joy Road in Detroit. Harris and Glover have been charged with Carjacking, two counts of Armed Robbery, Unlawful Driving Away of an Automobile, Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property - Motor Vehicle, and Felony Firearm*.

On April 11, 2018 at approximately 2:40 a.m., it is alleged the defendants robbed a 25-year-old man, of Detroit, at gunpoint, on Cass Avenue near Amsterdam Street on the campus of Wayne State University. Harris and Glover have been charged with Armed Robbery and Felony Firearm.*

On April 12, 2018 at approximately 12:23 a.m., it is alleged the defendants robbed a 20-year-old man, of Detroit, at gunpoint, stole personal property from the victim and assaulted him on in the 5300 block of Cass Avenue on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries. Harris and Glover have been charged with Armed Robbery. Harris has also been charged with Possession of a Dangerous Weapon and Felony Firearm*.

On April 12, 2018 at approximately 12:33 a.m., it is alleged the defendants carjacked, robbed at gunpoint and assaulted a 27-year-old woman, of Detroit, in the 500 block of West Hancock on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit. Harris and Glover have been charged with Carjacking, Armed Robbery, Unlawful Driving Away of an Automobile, Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property - Motor Vehicle, Possession of a Dangerous Weapon and Felony Firearm. Harris has also been charged with Fleeing and Eluding - Third Degree*.

Harris and Glover are expected to be arraigned on the warrants this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. in 36th District Court.

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

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