DETROIT, MI – On September 23, 2018, at approximately 6:15 p.m., a 29-year old male suspect was taken into custody in connection with a carjacking incident that took place on the city’s eastside.
On September 23, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Wayne State University Officers responded to the 700 block of E. Warren, for a carjacking incident.
While at the location, the officers spoke to the victim, a 69-year old male, who reported that he had pulled up to the gas station in his black 2015 Lincoln MKT. As he began walking toward the store entrance, an unknown suspect approached him and demanded his keys.
He further added that the suspect grabbed his keys and assaulted him. Afterwards, the suspect fled in his vehicle.
At approximately 6 p.m. on the same day, officers from the 11th precinct were patrolling the area of Bloom and Lantz when they observed the black Lincoln MKT traveling at a high rate of speed and disregarding a yield sign. The vehicle then pulled into a driveway in the 19000 block of Bloom.
The officers pulled up and exited their vehicle and began to investigate. Upon investigation, the officers determined that the vehicle was stolen. The suspect was taken into custody without incident.
The suspect was identified as 29-year old Brian Jemison. A warrant package was submitted to the Wayne County Prosecuting Office and approved for the following charges:
One count of carjacking, one count of unarmed robbery, one count of unlawful driving away of automobile, and one count of stolen property- receiving and concealing. The suspect was arraigned on September 24, 2018 and received a $500,000 bond.
Special acknowledgments to Detroit Police Department’s 11th Precinct Patrol, Wayne State University Police Department, and Detroit Police Department Commercial Auto Theft Section, and Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office for their contributions in bringing this criminal to justice.