Police Looking for DLC Assault Suspect

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(Ferndale Police, April 21, 2014)

Ferndale Police have two men in custody for assaulting a 16 year old student in class at Taft Digital Learning Center. A third suspect is still at large and police are asking that anybody with information as to his whereabouts phone the police department at (248-541-3650). People with information can anonymously Rudy Serra campaign adcall CRIMESTOPPERS (1-800-SPEAKUP) for a reward.

Ferndale Police have two men in custody and are searching for a third suspect involved in an altercation at the Taft Digital Learning Center. Police are asking that anyone with information about the whereabouts of Jashiem Maynard ROSS, b/m, 18 years, with a residence on Prairie in Detroit, phone the police department at 248.541.3650 or anonymously  call CRIMESTOPPERS (1-800-SPEAKUP) for a reward.

The three suspects entered a classroom in progress on Tuesday, April 15 at 1:45 PM, despite warnings by an employee to keep out. They approached a 16 year-old student and demanded he give them his cell phone. The three students rendered the youngest student unconscious, took the cell phone, ran out of the building and were chased by the site supervisor. The injured student was transported to Beaumont Hospital by ambulance.gallowaycollens1

Ferndale police tracked two of the suspects down and arrested them in a liquor store near 6 Mile / Livernois in Detroit.

It initially appeared that this attack was a robbery, but investigation shows that the assailants were retrieving a phone that was stolen from one of them about a week earlier. They believed the 16 year old that they attacked was the thief.

The police jennifer sandler bowen reflexologydepartment and school district are still investigating to determine how the 16 year old got the phone and what type of criminal and/or disciplinary action he may face.

Regardless of the fact that the three who assaulted the young man may have been trying to recover a stolen phone, their actions were not justified. They face felony charges with a penalty of up to 10 years in prison for the attack.

Police are still looking for a third suspect. The person still at large is:

Jashiem Maynard ROSS, b/m, 18 years, 6’2”, 165 Lbs. (Picture attached) with a residence on Prairie in Detroit.

The arrested were arraigned on ASSAULT  WITH INTENT TO DO GREAT BODILY HARM and are being held on $50,000 cash /surety bond. They are:

1.       Tre Cortez BARBER, b/m, 20 yrs, Detroit resident – has an extensive criminal history.seed019_Cherie_Rolfe

2.       Tyler Mason BARBER, b/m 19 yrs, Detroit resident

Ferndale Public Schools has suspended the three suspects for 10 days with a recommendation for expulsion, in keeping with the district’s commitment to zero tolerance for violence.

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