Michigan man accused of killing roommate with blunt force
DETROIT – A welfare check led to the discovery of a body and the arrest of the deceased person’s roommate last week, authorities said. Around 1:40 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 10, Detroit police officers were dispatched to a residence on the 5040 block of Fairview Street for a welfare check, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. Officers discovered John Boble, 43, of Detroit, inside the home; he was unresponsive and wasn’t breathing. An investigation led to the arrest of the victim’s roommate Corey Stacey Canty, 44, of Detroit, later the same day, the prosecutor’s office said. gas stationMan, 58, accused of groping women at Wayne Statemlive.com
Man, 32, fatally shot on front steps of Michigan home
DETROIT – A 32-year-old man died after he was shot multiple times while on the front steps of a Michigan home, authorities said. Larnell Frederick Smith, 34, of Detroit, is charged with second-degree murder and other crimes in connection with the fatal shooting of Nelson. Upon arrival, they found the victim on the front steps of a residence suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body. It is alleged that the defendant and victim had a brief discussion, and then defendant produced a handgun and shot the victim multiple times, causing fatal wounds. The probable cause conference is set for Sept. 8, and the preliminary examination is scheduled for Sept. 15 both before Judge Kenneth King.mlive.com
Man allegedly sexually assaults 78-year-old woman after breaking into her home
DETROIT – A man is facing charges after allegedly breaking into a home and sexually assaulting a 78-year-old woman, authorities said. At 10:40 a.m. on June 20, it is alleged that the defendant broke into the victim’s home, and she shouted at him to leave her house. He then allegedly pulled her pants down and put his body on top of hers. Johnson turned himself in on Thursday, June 30, at the Ninth Precinct of the Detroit Police Department. His probable cause conference is at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, July 11, and his preliminary examination is at 8:45 a.m. on Monday, July 18, both before Judge Kenneth King.mlive.com
Son accused of stabbing his father to death
DETROIT – A Michigan man is charged with murder in connection with the stabbing death of his father over the weekend, authorities said. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Shahriss Amir Muhammad, 33, of Detroit, with first-degree murder related to the death of his father, Samuel Logan, 71, of Detroit. At 6:39 p.m. on Saturday, March 19, Detroit police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 6340 block of Curtis Street in Detroit, the release said. It is alleged that Muhammad stabbed Logan multiple times before fleeing the scene, the release said. An investigation by the Detroit Police Department led to Muhammad’s arrest on Sunday, March 20.mlive.com
Man, 19, charged with murder of Michigan mother who was fatally shot in driveway
DETROIT – A 19-year-old man has been charged in connection to the shooting death of a Detroit women. Andrea Tucker, 40, of Detroit, was shot in the driveway of a residence in the 16900 block of Carlisle in Detroit around 9 a.m. on Nov. 17. Jarren Cox of Wixom has been charged with first degree murder, felony firearm, and witness intimidation, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Thursday. It is alleged that Cox shot Tucker when she returned home from dropping her kids off at school. Cox was arrested on Nov. 22 after an investigation by the Detroit Police Department.mlive.com
Man charged in dollar store sex crimes, torture against workers
DETROIT – Two women were allegedly kidnapped, sexually assaulted and tortured while they were working at a Detroit Dollar Tree in late 2020. The alleged assailant Antonio Lee Cotton, of Gross Point was arraigned on multiple charges today, July 6. Charges include 11 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, which involves penetration. He is charged with 11 counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct; two counts each of torture, kidnapping and armed robbery; six counts of felonious assault; one count of felon in possession; and 24 counts of felony firearm. READ MORE:Coast Guard rescues pilot from plane crash in Lake MichiganLightning strikes ignite 3 fires in U.P.mlive.com
Judge throws out charges against Detroit teacher in connection with student’s death
DETROIT -- A Detroit school teacher charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of a student had the case against him dismissed Wednesday by Judge Kenneth King, according to Fox 2 Detroit. King ruled the teacher, Kareem Sigler did not show gross negligence while overseeing the class where 15-year-old Da’Sean Blanding died in February 2020. Blanding and several other students were in the pool at Mumford High School when he was eventually found unresponsive by a swimming instructor. Blanding was pulled from the pool and CPR was performed, but he was eventually pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. “The death of Mr. Blanding could have been prevented,” Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said after issuing charges against Sigler in May 2020.mlive.com
What does the 2019 FBI crime report really mean for Detroit?
DETROIT – According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s crime in the United States report, violent crimes are down three percent year-to-year. Detroit still has the highest violent crime rate of any major U.S. city. READ: More Detroit crime coverageHe said it’s on the city’s east side. He said the high crime numbers are related to gangs and drugs. Police departments report their number of violent crimes to the FBI.