Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The following arrest information was supplied by the Wyandotte Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Wyandotte police arrested a 24-year-old Taylor woman for drunken driving after her car crashed near St. John and 2nd Street on Saturday night. Wyandotte Police Chief Daniel Grant said the woman was not injured in the single-car, rollover accident, but he said the woman had a blood alcohol level of 0.23, which is nearly three times the legal driving limit. Grant said the woman was ticketed for drunken driving and that she posted bond. Anthony Decuir of Wyandotte filmed the aftermath of the accident and posted the video to YouTube.
Friday, March 8, 2013
Erica Anne Bohn was acquitted of second-degree child abuse charges during a bench trial.
A Wyandotte mother was found not guilty for her alleged role in forcing her two young children to stand in steaming hot water for so long that the youngsters' feet were severely burned. Erica Anne Bohn, 25, was charged with two counts of second-degree child abuse. After a March 1 bench trial, Wayne County Circuit Judge Richard Skutt found Bohn not guilty. Mark Bernardi, a spokesman for the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, said on Friday that his office had no comment on the acquittal. Bohn's boyfriend and the father of the two children, Brandon Edward Soules, 29, also was charged in the case. He pleaded guilty to two felony counts of second-degree child abuse and was sentenced Jan. 30 to one year in jail and three years probation. Like…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Wayne County had the most drunk driving arrests during a three-day enforcement blitz, including one in Wyandotte.
Wayne County law enforcement joined 20 other Michigan counties in a drunk driving crackdown during Super Bowl weekend earlier this month. The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning reported that the three-day enforcement blitz netted 45 drunk drivers, including 11 who were arrested for a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .17 or higher under Michigan's High BAC Law. Wayne County had the most drunk driving arrests than any other county with 10 OWI arrests and 3 High BAC arrests in Detroit, Grosse Ile, Taylor, Wyandotte, Garden City and Northville Township. One operating while intoxicated (OWI) arrest was made in Wyandotte during the enforcement period. Wyandotte Police Chief Daniel Grant could not be reached for comment. Livingston County …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A police officer with Wyandotte ties who was killed in 1922 will be remembered on the monument.
A memorial to be erected this year will honor fallen first responders from fire and police departments across Wayne County. An unveiling was held Tuesday at Warren Valley Banquet Center in Dearborn Heights, where Wayne County Executive Robert Ficano joined mayors, as well as fire and police personnel, for the announcement. “This memorial will stand as a beautiful tribute to honor and remember those brave men and women, whom, while on-duty for a Wayne County Community, selflessly made the ultimate sacrifice to protect and serve us all,” Ficano said. "We hope we never have to add another name after today," he added. Construction is slated to run May 1 through September for the memorial, which will sit at the corner of Hines Drive and …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Brandon Edward Soules, 29, was sentenced Wednesday to one year in jail on child abuse charges.
A Wyandotte father was sentenced to one year in jail and three years probation for his role in forcing his two young children to stand in steaming hot water for so long that the youngsters' feet were severely burned. Brandon Edward Soules, 29, pleaded guilty to two felony counts of second-degree child abuse and was sentenced Wednesday. Soules' attorney, Romi Mezy, said his client is very remorseful over what occurred. "He has a severe substance abuse problem," Mezy said. "From his point of view, it was not an intentional act. He was under the influence at the time and didn't realize what was happening. ... He has admitted responsibility to the charges and has now received his sentence." While serving his time at the Wayne County Jail, …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Erica Anne Bohn, 25, and Brandon Edward Soules, 29, each face two felony counts of second-degree child abuse for allegedly scalding their children's feet in a tub full of hot water.
A Wyandotte couple accused of forcing their two young children to stand in steaming hot water for so long that the youngsters' feet were severely burned waived their rights to a preliminary hearing on Thursday, sending their cases straight to the Wayne County Circuit Court. Erica Anne Bohn, 25, and Brandon Edward Soules, 29, will face a separate arraignment at 9 a.m. Dec. 20 in circuit court. Both are charged with two felony counts of second-degree child abuse, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Twenty-seventh District Judge Randall Kalmbach ordered that bond be continued as previously set—$20,000/10 percent for Bohn and $30,000/10 percent for Soules. Neither have posted bond and remain locked up in the Wayne County Jail. Bohn's …
Monday, December 10, 2012
The officer took a police rifle home with him to prove a point, but ended up being disciplined for it.
A Wyandotte police officer will begin a 30-day unpaid suspension on Wednesday after admitting to taking a police rifle home with him without permission, Police Chief Daniel Grant said. The incident began on Oct. 4 when the department conducted a regular audit of its inventory, Grant said. At that time, the rifle was found to be missing. Command officers on each shift notified their platoon of the missing weapon and that an investigation was going to be launched. On Oct. 13, the officer confessed to having the weapon at his home and voluntarily returned it, Grant said. The officer told police he took the gun to prove a point, Grant said. According to the chief, the officer works the day shift and found the rifle in his patrol car when he …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The couple is facing two counts of child abuse of scalding the feet of their two young children in a tub full of hot water, according to police.
A Wyandotte couple accused of forcing their two young children to stand in steaming hot water for so long that the youngsters' feet were severely burned were arraigned on two counts of child abuse Wednesday. Erica Anne Bohn, 24, and Brandon Edward Soules, 28, were expected to turn themselves into police early this week, according to Wyandotte Police Chief Daniel Grant. The couple, who Grant said were in northern Michigan over the weekend, failed to do so. Grant said they received a tip Tuesday night that Bohn was being released from the Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital emergency room. They arrested her at about 1 a.m. Wednesday just before she was discharged. Police arrested Soules on Wednesday afternoon after Ecorse police took him into …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
The couple are accused of scalding the feet of their two young children in a tub full of hot water.
A Wyandotte couple accused of forcing their two young children to stand in steaming hot water for so long that the youngsters' feet were severely burned will be charged with child abuse. Wyandotte Police Chief Daniel Grant said the pair will each face two counts of child abuse, each punishable by up to 10 years in prison. The Wayne County Prosecutor's Office signed off on the warrants Tuesday morning. An arraignment time has not yet been set. Their names have not been released prior to arraignment. Wyandotte police arrested the pair, who police say has a history of drug use, at their house in the 300 block of Kings Highway on Nov. 7. Wyandotte Fire Department paramedics, who first arrived to the home, determined that both children -- a 4-…
Monday, November 19, 2012
International Transmission Corp. donates $1,000 to the Wyandotte Police Department each year.
With the help of an annual $1,000 corporate donation, the Wyandotte Police Department has been able to educate the community and help keep some of its most vulnerable residents a little bit safer. For the past five years, Novi-based International Transmission Co. has donated the money to the Wyandotte Police Department. ITC owns, operates and maintains electrical transmission lines throughout southeastern Michigan. With the donated funds each year, Wyandotte Police Chief Daniel Grant said the department has been able to purchase several crime prevention and safety brochures, which were taken to schools and businesses in the city for education purposes. Purchasing File of Life folders for senior citizens, or those with a serious medical …