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Sterling Heights woman accused of killing 23-year-old man in drunken driving crash

Theresa Bieniewicz charged in Adrian Ossowski's death

Theresa Bieniewicz is charged in connection with Adrian Ossowski's death. (WDIV)
Theresa Bieniewicz is charged in connection with Adrian Ossowski's death. (WDIV)

SHELBY TOWNSHIP, Mich. – A 40-year-old Sterling Heights woman was charged with second-degree murder in connection with a crash that killed a 23-year-old from Shelby Township.

Police said Theresa Bieniewicz, 40, was drunk while driving on 21 Mile Road near Schoenherr around 12:30 a.m. on Feb. 5 in Shelby Township.

Two police officers said they saw Bieniewicz cause a crash with a vehicle driven by Adrian Ossowski.

Ossowski was killed, and Bieniewicz was arrested.

Police said alcohol was believed to have been a factor at the time of the incident.

She was arraigned Tuesday on a second-degree murder charge and is being held on $75,000 bail.


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