Two men, one juvenile arrested for armed robbery
Police on Oct. 21 arrested three suspects believed to be involved with six armed robberies in Dearborn and Detroit. The robberies are said to have occurred in the vicinity of Warren and Greenfield.
Frank Sumpter, 20, and Demetrius McWilliams, 19, on Oct. 24 were charged with one count each of armed robbery in 19th District Court while the juvenile suspect was charged with two counts of armed robbery. Authorities have not yet determined whether the juvenile suspect will be charged as an adult.
Police seized three pellet pistols in the arrest and what is described as a “Halloween”-style mask that allegedly were used in the robberies. A preliminary examination of the evidence against them has been scheduled for Nov. 6.
Redford man arrested for bank robbery
Police arrested Redford Township resident Brice Williams Oct. 23 for allegedly robbing Bank of America, 3461 S. Telegraph, the same day.
A plainclothes officer was monitoring northbound Telegraph traffic shortly after the robbery and spotted a Ford minivan matching the description of the suspect’s vehicle.
The officer began to pursue the minivan and in Detroit pulled the vehicle over. Williams was placed under arrest and an undisclosed amount of cash was recovered. He was arraigned Oct. 24 on one count each of bank robbery and armed robbery in 19th District Court. A preliminary examination of the evidence against him is scheduled for Nov. 6.
Handguns, cash stolen in burglary
Three handguns and $200 in change were stolen from a house in the 4600 block of Cornell sometime between Oct. 12 and Oct. 25.
The resident called police when he noticed the change missing from a beer bottle change bank. After searching his house he realized the guns were also missing.
Police believe the culprit may have opened a window to unlock a door at the rear of the house in order to gain entry.
Four teens arrested for string of burglaries
Dearborn and Dearborn Heights police were involved in the arrest of four teenagers Oct. 23 suspected of burglaries in Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, and Detroit.
Plainclothes Dearborn officers observed the group driving around neighborhoods in all three cities before arresting them for breaking into a house in the 6500 block of Mayburn in Dearborn Heights. The suspects were handed over to Heights officers for prosecution.
The suspects include 18 year-old Heights resident Ahmed Zowaini, two 17 year-old Heights boys, and a 17 year-old Dearborn girl.