Three Teens Charged in Dearborn Homicide and Armed Robbery Cases
Prosecutor Worthy has charged adult Jamel Marquise Philson, 17 (DOB: 08/27/2002), of Highland Park, 14 year-old juvenile Demaurio Dismuke, of Detroit, who will be waived and tried as an adult, and a 13-year-old juvenile male who will be adult designated, in connection with a homicide/armed robbery, an armed robbery and an assault that occurred in Dearborn on the evening of September 6, 2019. For the 13-year-old, if convicted, the adult designation allows the judge to sentence the defendant as a juvenile, or an adult, or to fashion a blended juvenile and adult sentence.
Armed Robbery in the 7000 Block of Steadman Street
Dearborn police officers responded to a report of and armed robbery of a 49-year-old woman at in the 7000 block of Steadman Street at 9:35 p.m. It is alleged that she was robbed of her personal property by the defendants. It is further alleged that the 13-year-old was armed with a handgun. The defendants fled the scene on foot and the victim immediately called the police.
Philson (17) is charged with Armed Robbery.*
Dismuke (14) is waived and will be tried as an adult and charged with Armed Robbery.*
The 13-year-old is adult designated and charged with Armed Robbery and Felony Firearm.*
Homicide/Armed Robbery in the 7840 Block of Bingham Street
Shortly after the first female victim was robbed officers were dispatched 9:52 p.m. to the shooting of a Saja Khalid Al-Janabi, 29, of Dearborn, who was observed to be near her car on the ground,
suffering from a gunshot wound. Dearborn officers began life saving measures and were relieved by medics who transported the victim to a local hospital where she later succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased.
It is alleged that the Dismuke robbed and fatally shot Ms. Al-Janabi, while aided and abetted by Philson.
Philson (17) is charged with Felony Murder with the underlying crime of Larceny of a Person and Armed Robbery.*
Dismuke (14) is waived and will be tried as an adult and charged with Felony Murder with the underlying crime of Larceny of a Person, Armed Robbery and two counts of Felony Firearm.*
The 13-year-old is adult designated and is charged with Felony Murder with the underlying crime of Larceny of a Person and Armed Robbery.*
Assault in the 7800 Block of Bingham Street
Investigation by the Dearborn Police identified 56-year-old Dearborn male victim. It is alleged shortly after the homicide of Ms. Al-Janabi that Defendant Dismuke fired a shot as he and Philson were fleeing from scene of the fatal shooting.
Dismuke (14) is waived and will be tried as an adult and charged with Assault with Intent to Murder and Felony Firearm.*
Prosecutor Worthy said: "The alleged facts in this case encompass an extremely callous crime spree in Dearborn. A trail of destruction was left that included randomly selected armed robberies, a homicide, and an assaultive crime - just because these defendants wanted to do them."
Defendant Philson was arraigned this afternoon in 19th District Court. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for September 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. The defendant was remanded to jail.
Defendant Dismuke was arraigned this afternoon in 19th District Court. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for September 20, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. The defendant was remanded to the Juvenile Detention Facility. He is represented by attorney Tilmandra Wilkerson.
The 13-year-old was arraigned today at 1:30 p.m. in the Juvenile Detention Facility before Magistrate Leslie Graves. The Preliminary Examination is scheduled for September 24, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. before Judge Edward Joseph at the Lincoln Hall of Justice. The Juvenile Respondent was remanded to the Juvenile Detention Facility.
*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.