Pregnant woman and two teenagers to face trial for carjacking Detroit seniors
By myFOXDetroit.com Staff
(Credit: WJBK|myFOXDetroit.com) 3 defendants bound over in carjacking case
DETROIT, Mich. (WJBK) -
A pregnant woman and two teenagers waived their preliminary hearings
on Thursday and have been bound over for trial on carjacking and armed
Amiri Naylor and Derrius Simmons, both of Detroit have
been charged in connection with the carjacking and armed robbery of an
80-year old woman and her 79-year-old brother back in October.
police say the female victim was standing outside of her vehicle in the
11700 block of St. Patrick with her brother when they were approached
by Naylor and Simmons, both 18-years old. Investigators say the men
pointed a gun at the woman, demanded her vehicle and then took off with
the male victim, who suffers from dementia, still seated in the car.
The suspects picked up two other women in the area of Whithorn and
Drifton and after driving a short distance away pushed the male victim
out of the car. Officers later found the 79-year-old victim, unharmed, in the
area of E. McNichols and Gunston.
The men were arrested
following a brief police pursuit in the 11800 block of Flanders. 21-year
old Charelle Smith was also arrested and faces charges of Receiving
Stolen Property and Possession of Personal Identifying Information with
Intent to Commit ID Theft.