Font Size:

Prosecutor Kym L. Worthy has charged Dezmon McMiller, 18 (DOB: 7/21/97) of Detroit, and Travis Phinisee, 17 (DOB: 1/25/98) of Harper Woods, in connection with the sexual assault of a 25-yearold female. On August 22, 2015, at approximately 2:15 a.m., Harper Woods police officers were dispatched to the Parkcrest Inn Motel located in the 20000 block of North Harper on a sexual assault where shots were fired. The 25-year-old female complainant reported that she had been sexually assaulted, robbed and shot at in her motel room. It is alleged that Phinisee robbed, physically and sexually assaulted the woman at gunpoint, and fired his weapon while leaving the room. McMiller is alleged to have aided and abetted Phinisee by driving him to and from the motel. More specific facts of the case will be presented in court at the preliminary examination.

DEZMON MCMILLER has been charged with:

  • 1 count of Robbery-Armed
  • 1 count of Weapons - Felony Firearm

TRAVIS PHINISEE has been charged with:

  • 1 count of Robbery - Armed
  • 2 counts of CSC 1st Degree (multiple variables - during a felony/with a weapon)
  • 2 counts of CSC 3rd Degree (force or coercion)
  • 1 count of Assault w/ Intent to Murder
  • 1 count of Felonious Assault
  • 1 count of Aggravated Assault
  • 1 count of Weapons - Felony Firearm

Phinisee and McMiller are expected to be arraigned this afternoon in 32A District Court in Harper Woods between 4:30 and 5:00 p.m. today.

# # # # #