DETROIT, MI – Dominique Mickeal-Yvette Cooper, 19-years-old, of Clinton Township, Sirenitee Zacara Brown, 19-years-old, of Chesterfield, Maurice Houston Vernon, 20-years-old, of Harper Woods, Omari Dujuan Lloyd, 23-years-old, also of Harper Woods, and Angel Marie Schultz, 18-years-old, of Mt. Clemens, have all been charged in connection with the carjacking of an 18-year-old woman and a 16-year-old woman in Harper Woods. It is further alleged that all the defendants conspired to commit the carjacking.
It is alleged that on January 13, 2019, Defendant Cooper asked her 18-year-old female co-worker for a ride to a store and the co-worker agreed. After picking up a 16-year-old friend, the victim the drove to a store located in Clinton Township and Cooper further asked the 18-year-old victim to drive her to drop off some items to a friend in Harper Woods. She was told that Cooper’s friend would give her gas money. The 18-year-old victim agreed to this and she and her friend drove Cooper to Harper Woods. Cooper exited the vehicle and, while waiting for her return, it is alleged that Defendants Houston and Lloyd approached the vehicle, produced a weapon and carjacked the vehicle from the victim and her friend. Investigation by the Harper Woods police located the vehicle the next day at a nearby apartment complex.
Dominique Cooper, Sirenitee Brown, Maurice Vernon and Omari Lloyd are charged with: Carjacking and two counts of Armed Robbery;
All Defendants: Receiving and Concealing Stolen Property – Motor Vehicle;
Maurice Vernon: Four count of Felony Firearm – Pneumatic Gun.
The defendants are expected to be arraigned this afternoon in 32A District Court in Harper Woods.