Wayne County Sheriff


Deputy Fatally Shoots Drug Deal Suspect

A Wayne County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man Monday on Detroit’s east side.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/30/2012

Tavis Greene

Monroe Man Busted With Thousands Of Child Porn Pics

Sheriff Benny Napolean says 24-year-old Tavis Greene of Monroe was allegedly the largest and most active online child porn operator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2011

New Detroit Jail To Replace Existing Three

A new jail across from the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice will replace the two existing jails in downtown Detroit and one in Hamtramck.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/02/2011

Cash and prescription pills confiscated in a multi-agency sweep. (Courtesy: Wayne County Sheriff)

Investigators Bust Illegal Pill Peddlers In Detroit

Drugs, a car and $256,000 in cash were confiscated in a multi-agency sweep in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2011

(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