Arrest Made in Pontiac Cold Case Murder

PONTIAC, MI – Oakland County Sheriff’s Office Detectives have arrested a suspect in the murder of Aniya Edwards, which occurred on August 5th, 2016, in the City of Pontiac on Thorpe Street.Adonte Bouie

At 11:09 pm, on the night of the incident, Deputies were dispatched to an abandoned house where four gunshot victims were found. Three of the victims had non-life-threatening injuries. However, Aniya Edwards, died as a result of a gunshot wound. Edwards lived in Tennessee at the time, but was originally from the City of Pontiac where she had been visiting relatives.

On June 21, 2018, the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office issued a warrant for Adonte Marquis Bouie, a 22 year old man from Pontiac. Bouie was charged with the following:

Ct 1: Conspiracy to Commit – Homicide – Murder First Degree – Premediated – Felony Life
Ct 2: Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony – Felony 2 years
Ct 3: Homicide – Murder Fist Degree – Premediated – Felony Life
Ct 4: Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony – Felony 2 years
Ct 5: Assault with Intent to Murder – Felony Life
Ct 6: Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony – Felony 2 years
Ct 7: Assault with Intent to Murder – Felony Life
Ct 8: Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony – Felony 2 years
Ct 9: Assault with Intent to Murder – Felony Life
Ct 10: Possession of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony – Felony 2 years

“I am extremely proud of our Detectives who were dedicated and relentless to find justice for Aniya and her family,” said Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard. “It is my hope that her loved ones can find peace in that her killers will be locked up and off the street.”

The arraignment for Adonte Bouie was held this morning at 50th District Court in front of the Honorable Cynthia T. Walker. Bond was denied. A probable cause conference is scheduled for July 3rd at 1:30 P.M. in front of the Honorable Michael C. Martinez. The exam is scheduled for July 10th, at 9:00 A.M. in front of Judge Martinez as well. Bouie has no prior criminal history.

In addition to the arrest of Bouie, Ashton Kevon Greenhouse was arrested in August 2017 for his involvement in the incident and has pled guilty to Second Degree Murder, three counts of Assault with Intent to Commit Murder,
and three counts of Felony Firearms. He will be sentenced on September 11, 2018.