Feds: Dearborn Heights man buys seaside condo with COVID relief money; wife runs $10.6M pharmacy scheme
A husband and wife from Dearborn Heights were arrested in separate criminal cases Tuesday -- one for running a $10.6 million fraud scheme through two pharmacies in Inkster and the other for using $1 million in COVID relief money to buy a seaside condo in Beirut, officials said.
Police: Suspected burglars shoot at officers, chased through Wayne County
INKSTER, Mich. – A dangerous chain of events played out Sunday across several cities in Wayne County. Officers from several police departments, including Michigan State Police, are involved in the investigation. The Dodge escaped westbound on Michigan Avenue, where they were pursued by Wayne police officers. Police said Wayne officers were shot at during the pursuit, which was taken over by Michigan State Police once the suspects reached I-94. Police are looking for suspected gunmen who reportedly tried to run Inkster police officers over before a pursuit across Wayne County on Dec. 27, 2020.
Michigan State Police investigating double shooting at Inkster motel
INKSTER, Mich. – Michigan State Police detectives responded to the Paradise Inn on Michigan Avenue in Inkster late Saturday, early Sunday morning for a nonfatal shooting. According to authorities, when troopers arrived, they could hear the victims yelling for help. Emergency medical personnel transported a man and a woman to a local hospital, where they are in serious condition. Troopers located who they believe is responsible and he was taken into custody without incident Sunday. Police believe it could have been an armed robbery.
Hear from mother targeted with violent, racial threats by man she met through Taylor church program
INKSTER, Mich. – A terrorizing message was sent to an Inkster mother last July. READ: Man pleads guilty to threatening Taylor woman due to her raceThe Facebook page the message came from had two friends. Sunset Church of Christ in Taylor did not shut down due to the threat. Wyatt pleaded guilty Wednesday to intentionally threatening physical harm to a woman to obstruct her free exercise of religion. His mother told police that Wyatt was angry that the church tried to council him on his drug use.
Man shot twice in attempted robbery in Inkster, Michigan state troopers seek culprit
INKSTER, Mich. Michigan State Police are investigating a shooting that happened during an attempted robbery Saturday night. According to authorities, it happened just before 11 p.m. in the 28000 block of Glennwood Street in Inkster, near Inkster Road and Avondale Street. Police said someone pulled a gun on a driver in an attempt to rob people in a truck. Police said the suspect fired at least two shots at the vehicle, hitting only the driver. State troopers are still looking for the culprit.
Man found fatally shot in SUV in Inkster
INKSTER, Mich. A man was killed and another was injured in an altercation in Inkster. It happened on Tuesday night off the 28000 block of Glenwood in a neighborhood near Inkster and Cherry Hill roads. READ: Inkster shooting: Man found dead in SUV on Glenwood StreetNeighbors said the sound of gunfire was masked by fireworks and many were left questioning if they heard gunshots or fireworks. Michigan State Police said the shooting happened at 1:30 a.m. A 27-year-old man was found dead in the front seat of a white Chevy Traverse, and the SUV was riddled with bullets. The man was shot but is expected to survive, the woman was not injured.
Investigation underway after 3-year-old Inkster boy stabbed to death
INKSTER, Mich. – Police say 3-year-old Zion Muhammad was found stabbed to death in his Inkster home on Lehigh Avenue on Wednesday. We find it hard to believe that a person could do this to a little boy like that,” nearby resident Rick Huckestein said. READ: Mother in police custody after 3-year-old stabbed to death in Inkster homeHis mother is accused of being the killer. Family members said they had been trying to reach Zion’s mother for days but could not contact her. I’d be like, ‘Hey little man,’” Root said.
Mother in police custody after 3-year-old stabbed to death in Inkster home
INKSTER, Mich. – Police said a 3-year-old boy has been found stabbed to death inside an Inkster home on Wednesday. After family members couldn’t reach the boy’s mother for days, they came by the house and someone with a key let them in. ORIGINAL: Police: 3-year-old found stabbed to death inside Inkster homePolice secured the scene Wednesday afternoon. Officials took the boy’s mother into custody around 6 p.m. the same day after a brief search. Family members told Local 4 she hadn’t been answering her phone for days.
Man shot during argument while walking into Inkster liquor store
INKSTER, Mich. – An argument led to a man getting shot outside an Inkster liquor store Wednesday, police said. Police said the 33-year-old victim was walking into Leon’s Party Store on Inkster Road, just south of Avondale Street, before noon when a man walked up and started arguing with him. Related News: 3-year-old found stabbed to death inside Inkster homeThe man and victim tussled, police said, before the victim was shot. An innocent bystander with a concealed pistol license then walked up and the shooter ran away. Police said several people were detained in a different area of the city, and a weapon was retrieved.