White is described as 5 feet 6 inches, 125 pounds, brown eyes and black hair with dreads. He's should be considered armed and dangerous.
---Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon
Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon said the guard who was overpowered was bringing three inmates into the courtroom. Napoleon said the 1-to-3 ratio was not an uncommon practice. He said the procedure will be reviewed. Napoleon said his biggest concern was how Derreck White smuggled his comb/weapon into the building.
The Frank Murphy Hall of Justice is on Gratiot Avenue in downtown Detroit.