FBI, Police in 3 cities say they put the brakes on young group carjacking at gunpoint
Police in Dearborn, Detroit, and Southfield say they worked together to break a string of at least 7 carjackings over 3 months in those cities. They grabbed people at gunpoint out of a car, grabbed a woman by her hair, knocked her to the ground,” Dearborn Police Chief Ron Haddad said at a news conference. Video from a gas station on 7 Mile in Detroit shows a man pulled from his Dodge Charger and ordered to give up his keys. Police say the two pulling off this robbery arrived in a stolen Dodge Ram pickup. Police also say the car companies assisted with real-time tracking of the stolen cars.wxyz.com
Dearborn agrees to $1.25M deal in death of Black man
The deal between Dearborn and Kevin Matthews' family came weeks after the Dearborn officer, Chris Hampton, 33, killed himself. Read back: Prosecutor: Dearborn officer won’t face charges for man’s deadly shooting last yearMatthews, 35, had a history of mental illness and was recovering from a broken arm. AdCrime scene and ballistics experts hired by Matthews' family said the officer's explanation didn't add up. Matthews' family “wants to move forward," he said. Ad“Had this been on a body camera, there’s no doubt that Officer Hampton would have been prosecuted,” Greenman said.
Man stabbing woman in face, head killed by police at Dearborn apartment
DEARBORN, Mich. – Police shot and killed a 43-year-old man on Sunday while responding to a domestic violence call at a Dearborn apartment. Haddad says an officer shot and killed the 43-year-old man who was repeatedly stabbing the woman in the bathroom of the apartment. The Dearborn woman was not shot during the incident, but she suffered from critical injuries from the stabbing, according to officials. The 43-year-old man, also from Dearborn, was reportedly wanted for multiple felonies and was a parole absconder. According to authorities, without the work of the first responders, the Dearborn woman would have died at the scene.
Darius Whiting, 48, found shot on Michigan and Schlaff
Police say the shooting death of Farmington Hills resident Darius Whiting, 48, does not appear to be a random actDEARBORN — Dearborn Police have announced that on Wednesday, September 23, at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers responded to the area of Michigan Avenue and Schlaff Street for a report of man found deceased in a pickup truck. Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Darius Whiting, a 48-year-old Farmington Hills resident, had succumbed to gunshot wounds. Based upon the information at this time, the shooting does not appear to be a random act. The Dearborn Police Department is actively investigating this incident and additional details will be released as they become available. “Rest assured, the Dearborn Police Department will use all available resources to apprehend the person(s) involved.arabamericannews.com
Police believe Dearborn murder suspect could be linked to other crimes
DEARBORN, Mich. Maxine Callaghans daughter knew something was wrong when she couldnt get a hold of her mother in late July. When Dearborn police went to check on her, they found the 93-year-olds body and her car missing. I think we are transparent on a regular basis, said Dearborn police chief Ron Haddad. Police are asking people to identify the items that could be linked to other home invasions. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dearborn Police Department at 313-943-2240
52-year-old Dearborn resident killed after being struck by Amtrak train
The accident occurred on the tracks south of Michigan, between Mason and Monroe near the Dearborn Train Station. Photo: FlickrDEARBORN At approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday, Dearborn Police responded to a call about a man down at the train tracks south of Michigan Ave. between Mason and Monroe. Dearborn Police and Fire personnel found an Amtrak passenger train stopped on the tracks and a 52-year-old Dearborn resident injured on the ground. First responders reportedly tried to render aid to the injured man but he died at the scene. Police say that preliminary investigations show the man was a pedestrian and not a passenger on the train.arabamericannews.com