One Adult Male and Two Juvenile Males Charged
in Chrysler Car Thefts

On Saturday, September 29, 2018, Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Cortez Peterson, 26 (DOB: 02/09/1992), and two juvenile respondents, in connection with stealing 2019 Chrysler vehicles from a lot located in the 12500 block of Kercheval in Detroit.

On September 27, 2018 at 9:30 a.m., it is alleged that Peterson was found in the possession of a stolen 2019 Chrysler vehicle. It is further alleged that he resisted the police when they arrested him. He has been charged with Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property- Motor Vehicle and Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer. Peterson was arraigned in Romulus on September 29, 2018, and received a $2,000 cash bond. His Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for October 9, 2018 at 8:30 a.m., and his Preliminary Examination is scheduled for October 16, 2018.

On September 28, 2018 at 5:30 a.m., two juveniles, ages 14 and 15, were arrested in connection with stealing 2019 Chrysler vehicles located at the same Kercheval lot. Both have been charged as juvenile respondents with seven counts of Larceny over $20,000, one count of Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer, and Malicious Destruction of Property $1000 to $20,000.* They had a Preliminary Hearing on Saturday, September 29 , 2018 and each received a $25,000 cash bond. A Pre-Trial Hearing is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 before Judge Christopher Dingell at the Lincoln Hall of Justice.

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