Delivery driver involved in controversial arrest in Warren now facing 2 misdemeanor charges
WARREN, Mich. An Amazon delivery driver whose arrest in Warren sparked controversy is now facing criminal charges. READ: I was terrified -- Amazon driver speaks out after rough arrest in WarrenWarren Commissioner Bill Dwyer said the incident could have been avoided. Originally, Macomb County Prosecutor denied charging Jaylen Bond with resisting arrest. We find this extremely puzzling due to the fact that the same facts were reviewed on June 11, 2020 and the Macomb County Prosecutors Office did not authorized any charges. Bond and/or brand him a criminal.
County sheriff: White Warren police officer did not violate laws during arrest of Black Amazon driver
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. – The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office determined that a Warren police officer did not violate any laws or policies during their arrest of an Amazon delivery driver in June. Police say the White officer approached the Black Amazon driver and requested the driver’s license 10 times, which the driver did not comply with. The Warren officer involved was placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation led by the county sheriff’s office. The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that the Warren police officer did not violate any Michigan criminal laws, nor did they violate any of the city police department’s policies. A full explanation of the county sheriff’s office’s decision can be found in a tweet below.
Police brutality protest held in Warren after Amazon drivers arrest
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. Protesters gathered in Warren to discuss racism and police brutality Saturday. One of the main topics was the recent arrest of an Amazon driver in Warren. RELATED: I was terrified -- Amazon driver speaks out after rough arrest in WarrenWhen an Amazon driver in Warren is arrested for doing their job, its not only -- as the mayor says -- outrageous, it is racism, it is bias, said Justin Walters. It is the reason were here today.Protesters are asking for changes and Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer said changes are due. Im trying to get the bad apples out of the Warren Police Department.Dwyer said while there is training for deescalation and cultural diversity, police officers need more training.
I was terrified -- Amazon driver speaks out after rough arrest in Warren
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. A week ago, the Macomb County Prosecutors Office denied a warrant request in connection with an altercation between a Warren police officer, who is White, and an Amazon driver, who is Black. Police approached the driver, 23-year-old Jaylen Bond, asked to see his license and a confrontation ensued. According to the Warren Police Department, it was a case of resisting arrest. Andrews said the arrest was unconstitutional and that Warren Police William Dwyer defamed Bond, who has been affected personally by the arrest and the officers actions. When he held me about my neck, I was terrified, Bond said.
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Heres whats coming up on Local 4 News at 11:Prosecutors deny charges against Amazon driver arrested in WarrenThe Macomb County Prosecutors Office denied a warrant request in connection with an altercation between a Warren police officer, who is White, and an Amazon driver, who is Black. That driver is 23-year-old Jaylen Bond. He was involved in a confrontation with an officer while he was delivering a package.
Prosecutors office denies charges against Amazon delivery driver arrested in Warren
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. The Macomb County Prosecutors Office denied a warrant request in connection with an altercation between a Warren police officer, who is White, and an Amazon driver, who is Black. He was involved in a confrontation with an officer while he was delivering a package. Amondeuz Graham was on his way to get gardening supplies when he saw the Amazon driver getting into a confrontation with a Warren police officer. Residents came out of their homes and watched as the confrontation went down, which Graham got the middle of. READ: Warren police dashcam captures altercation between officer and Amazon driver
Warren PD, community leaders to meet after violent confrontation between officer, Amazon driver
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. The fallout from a violent confrontation between a Warren police officer and an Amazon delivery driver continues. Police and community leaders are expected to meet Friday in a face-to-face meeting where members from the National Action Network will meet with Warren police commissioner Bill Dwyer. The meeting comes after the Macomb County Prosecutors Office denied charges against the driver, 23-year-old Jaylen Bond. The Macomb County Sheriffs Office is having an independent investigation into whether excessive force was used. Warren mayor Jim Fouts took to social media and said the officer should be fired.
Community community leaders meet with Warren police after Amazon drivers rough arrest
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. Local leaders of the National Action Network were in Warren Friday to sit-down with police commissioner Bill Dwyer. The meeting comes after the violent arrest of 23-year-old Amazon driver Jaylen Bond. NAN said the arrest of a black Amazon driver while he was working is not unique to the city of Warren. Dwyer said the department had been receiving complaints about delivery trucks blocking traffic and city council wanted traffic enforcement officers to patrol neighborhoods. Police said the Amazon driver refused to show the officer his license.
'Warren police demonstrate the need for more training, Wendell Anthony with NAACP says
WARREN, Mich. The Detroit branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has issued a statement regarding an incident between a Warren police officer, who is White, and an Amazon driver, who is Black. Cellphone video of the Amazon driver being violently arrested by police as he was making a delivery went viral on social media. The driver was charged with resisting and obstructing a police officer, failure to obey a lawful command and failure to produce a drivers license. The recent physical take down of Mr. Jaylen Bond, an Amazon delivery service provider, by a member of the Warren Police Department, indicates the necessity for enhanced training, Rev. Dr. Wendell Anthony with the NAACP said.