Michigan man killed in condo explosion was recently released from prison
WARREN, MI -- A man who was recently released from prison was killed in an explosion at a Warren condominium Saturday. Prizgint was sentenced in 2019 to seven years in prison for a conviction of aggravated stalking and fleeing police, but was released early according to Michigan Department of Corrections records. Warren Police Commissioner William Dwyer said a warrant had been issued for Prizgint’s arrest prior to explosion because he had absconded from parole. An investigation into the explosion is ongoing, however Consumer Energy says it did not find any leaks at the condo. READ MORE:House fire claims the life of 5-year-old Bay County girlParked cars damaged, shots fired during Texas woman’s Fourth of July tirade in Northern MichiganHuron County man drowns after going to take bath in lakemlive.com
Michigan police arrest 39 in operation against body mutilation, drugs, prostitution
The operation included 18 search warrants and resulted in arrests of 27 men and 12 women ranging in age from 16-64. In addition to the 67 felony counts, suspects were charged with 22 misdemeanors and were matched with 41 outstanding felony warrants. Officers executed a search warrant at their home in Centerline. Officers then executed a search warrant at his Detroit residence and obtained evidence tying him to several crimes in Macomb County. They then obtained and executed a search warrant, leading ot the arrest of the suspect and seizure of evidence.mlive.com
Warren police operation seizes 75 guns, $107,000 in drug money
WARREN, Mich. – Police in Warren responded to a recent uptick in crime with Operation SNAG, which helped get guns, drugs and criminals off the streets. City officials held a press conference Thursday to discuss SNAG, which stands for Saving Neighborhoods Against Guns. It includes a police task force getting deep into areas where there have been shootings and armed robberies. Police said more than two dozen guns seized are at a crime lab being tested. Warren mayor Jim Fouts commended the Warren Police Department for Operation SNAG and said the task force saved lives.
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.
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.
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.
Clothes found at Macomb Township homicide search site, police say
MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Warren police said they found clothing Friday at the homicide search site in Macomb Township that's possibly connected to convicted killer Arthur Ream. Police are digging at the site as part of a search for victims in unsolved homicide cases, and the dig might be connected to Ream, police said. READ: Inside the mind of Arthur Ream, convicted killer writing behind barsZarzycki disappeared April 20, 1986, when she was 13 years old. RELATED: More of convicted killer Arthur Ream's prison writingsInvestigators are working with authorities from Warren, Canton Township, Macomb County, Michigan State Police and the FBI. Police said the primary goal of the search is to figure out what happened to the girls and who is responsible.
Search for homicide victims in Macomb Township might be connected to convicted killer Arthur Ream
MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Police are digging in Macomb Township as part of a search for victims in unsolved homicide cases, and the dig might be connected to convicted killer Arthur Ream, according to authorities. READ: Inside the mind of Arthur Ream, convicted killer writing behind barsZarzycki disappeared April 20, 1986, when he was 13 years old. Ream was convicted of murdering her in 2008, leading investigators to her gravesite, according to authorities. RELATED: More of convicted killer Arthur Ream's prison writingsInvestigators are working with authorities from Warren, Canton Township, Macomb County, Michigan State Police and the FBI. Police said the primary goal of the search is to figure out what happened to the girls and who is responsible.