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Detroit Woman Charged in Dearborn Heights Vehicular Assault

Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Ladonna Marie Boatwright, 37 (DOB: 03/09/1982), of Detroit, in connection with the vehicular assault of a pregnant woman in a fast food parking lot in Dearborn Heights.

On June 29, 2019 at approximately 11:21 p.m., Dearborn Heights police officers were dispatched to a fast food parking lot in the 20400 block of West Warren regarding a fight. Upon arrival, the officers observed a woman, who was eight months pregnant, treated by medics and transported to a local hospital for further treatment. It is alleged that a verbal argument between the defendant and the victim escalated into a physical fight. It is further alleged that the defendant struck the victim with her vehicle.

Boatwright has been charged with two counts of Assault with Intent to Murder, two counts of Assault with Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm, two counts of Felonious Assault and Assaulting a Pregnant Individual.*

The defendant turned herself into authorities this morning and was arraigned this morning before 19th District Court Judge Plawecki. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for July 17, 2019 and the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for July 24, 2019 in 19th District Court in Dearborn Heights. Please contact the Dearborn Heights Police Department for a photograph of the defendant.

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