Comerica Park Food Handler Test Results are Negative for Communicable Diseases

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DETROIT, MI – Jaylon Kerley, 20-years-old, of Detroit, the person charged in connection with spitting on pizza dough he was preparing while working at a concession stand in Comerica Park has gone through court ordered tests. Those tests have come back as negative for communicable diseases.Jaylon Kerley

The court required Kerley to submit himself for disease testing as a condition of his bond. He was tested on September 27th, 2018, at the Macomb County Health Department and has waived his right to privacy regarding the test results. The recently released test results show that he has tested negative for any sexually transmitted diseases, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and any type of Hepatitis.

“The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office has been inundated with phone calls from the public since our announcement of charges in this case – specifically inquiring if the defendant has certain infectious diseases. We understand that concern and facilitated the expedited testing of the defendant. He in turn waived his privacy rights for us to release this information, “said Prosecutor Worthy.

Kerley has been charged with one count of Food Law Violations, MCL 289.5107(2), a four-year felony, and one count of Food Law Violations, MCL 289.5107(1), a 90 day misdemeanor.* On October 3, 2018 the defendant was referred for criminal responsibility. The next court date is the Arraignment on the Information on October 17, 2018 at 9:00 a.m.