Wayne County Prosecutor's Office

Welcome to the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. At the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, we are committed to achieving justice for our cities most vulnerable residents. We will work tirelessly to hold offenders accountable, protect victims and we innovate to break the cycle of violence.

Our website will provide you with valuable information about our office programs and resources as well as your rights should you have the misfortune to be the victim of a crime. We regularly update press releases and other information on the web site so check for changes.

The Wayne County Prosecutor is the lawyer for the people, an elected official who is elected every four years. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office prosecutes felony cases throughout Wayne County. My staff of over 180 assistant prosecuting attorneys, 24 investigators and 70 clerical and non lawyers support staff prosecute over 52% of all felony cases in Michigan.   Forbes Magazine recently named Detroit as the most violent city in America. Our office is one of the 10th largest by case load in America and yet our staff is miniscule compared to offices like Los Angeles who enjoy a staff of over 2,200 or even Philadelphia who employ over 600 people. I am proud of our record and the miracles that we accomplish everyday.
 
 
 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office is to pursue justice, to safeguard the community by demanding accountability for those who commit crimes and to enhance the quality of life by changing the culture of violence. 
 
 
 

Third Circuit Court Case Look-Up

The Third Circuit Court is now allowing the public to look up cases on Odyssey.  Victims, and others, can check the status of cases at any time after the case has been bound over from District Court to the Third Circuit Court.  Access is limited to public cases and does not include suppressed cases.


Visit the Third Circuit Court Website


 




News & Press Releases

Press Release - May 25, 2017 - Redford Township Man Sentenced in Multiple Home Invasions and Sexual Assaults

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Ikeie Ranordo Smith Sentenced in Multiple Home Invasions and Sexual Assaults Throughout Wayne County
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Press Release - May 23, 2017 - Detroit Man and Detroit Mother Charged in Fatal Car Crash, Killing Her Six-Month-Old Boy

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Deandre L. Cody and Latoya Sharese Powels Charged in Fatal Car Crash at Archdale Street and Puritan Avenue in Detroit
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Press Release - News Updates - Week of May 14 - 20, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Antonio Banks Charged in Fatal Car Crash at Linwood and Glendale in Detroit; Ivory Traylor Charged with Shooting at Detroit Police Officers on Jefferson Avenue and Dubois Street in Detroit
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Press Release - May 19, 2017 - Detroit Man Charged with Shooting at Detroit Police Officers on Jefferson Avenue and Dubois Street in Detroit

Friday, May 19, 2017 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Ivory Traylor Charged with Opening Fire on Two Detroit Police Officers
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Press Release - May 17, 2017 - Detroit Man Charged in Fatal Car Crash

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - Wayne County Prosecutors Office
Antonio Banks Charged in the Fatal Car Crash that Occurred at Linwood and Glendale in Detroit
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Kym L. Worthy
Wayne County Prosecutor
(313) 224-5777

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