The father of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones has been sentenced in the murder of a Detroit teen.
A total of 63 people were arrested and about two dozen illegal weapons were seized in the latest Detroit police crime sweep.
There is no dispute Officer Joseph Weekley’s gun went off, killing Aiyana Stanley-Jones while she slept on a couch in 2010 — but he says it was an accident.
A hearing for a Detroit police officer blamed for the death of a 7-year-old girl during a raid has been postponed.
Charles Jones was accused of providing the gun that was used in the death of 17-year-old Je’Rean Blake.
This time they’re focused on two high-crime areas, on both the east and west side.
Charles Jones whose 7-year-old daughter Aiyana was killed by Detroit police is on trial for a homicide that preceded the fatal raid four years ago.
Police James Craig said 113 criminals were targeted in “Operation Mistletoe.”
Detroit police were back at the scene of a major raid at an east side apartment complex.
The raid took place at the Martin Luther King apartment complex-which stretches a few blocks on Layfayette between St. Aubin off Chene– on the east side of Detroit.