DETROIT, MI – Domanique Marie Rezende, 32-years-old, of Detroit, is now facing serious charges in connection with filing a false report of a child abduction.
On April 13, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Domanique Rezende drove her mother’s vehicle to a location in the 15600 block of Joy Road. It is alleged that she exited the vehicle with the keys left in the ignition and the vehicle running. While inside the store, Rezende noticed the vehicle pulling off.
Detroit Police were dispatched to the scene and, it is alleged, Domanique Rezende stated her four-year-old son was in the vehicle at the time it was stolen. Detroit Police investigated and found the child in the care of his grandmother. Rezende was arrested at the scene of the car theft. Further facts and evidence in the case will be presented at the Preliminary Examination.
Domanique Rezende has been charged with False Report of a Child Abduction. She was arraigned this afternoon before 36th District Court Magistrate Dawn M. White. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for April 23, 2019 before Judge Cylenthia Miller in 36th District Court. The defendant received a $7,500/10% bond.