Former Colorado Police Officer Sentenced on Sexual Assault Charges
Curtis Arganbright, 43, a former Westminster Police Department (WPD) officer, was sentenced today in federal court in Denver, Colorado, to 72 months in prison and three years supervised release. In addition to his prison sentence, Arganbright will forfeit his law enforcement certification and be required to register as a sex offender. Arganbright previously pleaded guilty to one count of violating the civil rights of a woman whom he sexually assaulted. Such behavior damages the public’s trust in law enforcement officials and is contrary to the oath we all take. The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Bryan Fields of the District of Colorado and Trial Attorneys Maura White and Katherine DeVar of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.justice.gov
Westland man says he was charged for an armed robbery he didn’t commit
WESTLAND, Mich. – James Herrara said he was facing life in prison for a crime he did not commit. Victim stated this subject produced a small black handgun and stated “give me the money”. Based on the name and physical description given by the Victim, Sgt. Victim stated yes. The Victim stated that because he received his money back he no longer wished to prosecute.
Westland police looking for missing 39-year-old man
WESTLAND, Mich. – Police are asking for help locating a missing 39-year-old man who was last seen in the 2000 block of Alberta Street in Westland. Westland police said Ryan Loyd Hollis was last seen on Sept. 17 at his Westland home. He is described as being 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighs 190 pounds. If you have any information contact the Westland Police Department Detective Bureau at 734-721-6311. READ: More missing person coverage
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.
'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.
Macomb County Prosecutor will not authorize charges against Amazon driver arrested by Warren officer
MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. The Macomb County Prosecutors Office has denied charges in connection with an altercation 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. We have an obligation not only to pursue appropriate criminal charges when necessary, but also employ discretion to not authorize criminal charges as certain circumstances demand, prosecutor Jean Cloud said. The prosecutors office was presented with the warrant requesting charges on Wednesday.
Cellphone video shows confrontation between Warren police officer and Amazon driver
WARREN, Mich. Amondeuz Graham was on his way to get gardening supplies when he saw a confrontation between a Warren police officer and an Amazon driver. He stopped to record it, what his cellphone video shows is the middle of the confrontation, not what started it. On the video you see the White officer with the Amazon driver, who is Black, on the ground. The policy of the warren police department and the training provided to every officer is to deescalate every situation. Dwyer also confirms there is audio and video from the officers camera from start to finish of the confrontation.
Warren police release dashcam video of altercation between officer and Amazon driver
WARREN, Mich. Police opened an Internal Affairs investigation after a confrontation between a white police officer and a black deliver driver. New dashcam video was released Wednesday by the Warren Police Department. Warren Police Commissioner William Dwyer is standing by his officers and is recommending felony charges for the delivery driver. Originally, it was thought the only thing that was done wrong was the Amazon vehicle being improperly parked, but Warren police said thats not the case. The driver was charged with resisting and obstructing a police officer, failure to obey a lawful command and failure to produce a drivers license.
Warren police dashcam captures altercation between officer and Amazon driver
WARREN, Mich. Newly released police dashcam video is shedding new light into the arrest of an Amazon delivery driver in Warren. The cellphone video of the Amazon driver being violently arrested by police as he was making a delivery went viral on social media, but Warren Police Commissioner Bill Dwyer said theres more going on. It's the video sparking outrage all over social media showing an amazon driver being manhandled by the cops after making a delivery. The officer had a legal reason to contact the driver as he was parked illegally, Dwyer said. Amazon released the following statement: