Charges Authorized in Dearborn Murder Investigation

DEARBORN, MI – On Monday February 26, 2018, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office approved the following charges for Robert Gonzalez:

  • Murder 1
  • Felony Firearm
  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm
    Habitual 4th Notice

Gonzalez was arraigned in the 19th District Court by the Honorable Judge Sam Salamey.

Robert Gonzalez was remanded to Wayne County Jail without bond. A probable cause conference was set for Friday March 9, 2018 at 9:00am. A preliminary exam date of March 16, 2018 at 9:00am was also set.

The victim was identified as 37 year-old Ismaeel Abdulla who was a long-time Dearborn resident.

Chief of Police Ronald Haddad stated, “While this incident remains a tragedy for the entire community, I am grateful for the tremendous efforts of our department that resulted in the quick arrest of Gonzalez with no one else being harmed.”