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(WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Police Bust ‘Elaborate’ Marijuana Operation

They’re hailing it the second largest marijuana bust in Wayne County’s history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2011

Escaped inmate Willie Wright.

Wayne County Deputy Sheriffs Charged In Inmate Escape

Two Wayne County Deputy Sheriffs have been charged in connection with the escape of an inmate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2011


Fallen Trooper Honored By Wayne County Deputies

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napolean honored Trooper Jeffrey Werda by having his deputies assume a fixed position for 15 seconds and then turn on their patrol car lights and sirens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2011

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon (WWJ Photo, Beth Fisher. File)

Man Charged In Sex Assault Of 13-Year Old Detroit Girl

A Massachusetts man, who fought extradition to Michigan, has been charged for having sex with a 13-year old Detroit girl he met in an online game.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/08/2011

(WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Slain Livonia Officer Remembered

Family, friends, and fellow-police officers have paid their final respects to fallen Livonia Police Officer Larry Nehasil.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/21/2011


Web ‘Child Predator’ Arrested By Wayne Co. Sheriff’s Department

Online investigators with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office have arrested a Massachusetts man who traveled across state lines to have sex with a teen he lured through the internet over a period of several months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/16/2011


Wayne County Sheriff To Investigate Convict Escape

A convicted rapist who escaped from custody is back behind bars — and now, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department is trying to find out how he got away in the first place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/06/2011


Wayne County Deputy Injured During Sting

A Wayne County Sheriff’s Officer was rushed to a local hospital. Tuesday, after being injured in a prostitution sting on Detroit’s East Side.


Raid On 'Blind Pig' Yields 10 Arrests

The Wayne County Sheriff’s office made 10 arrests after raiding a so-called “blind pig” on Detroit’s west side early Sunday morning.