Sterling Heights Man Charged with Driving into Pedestrians in Royal Oak
(Royal Oak Police, Feb. 25, 2019)
Royal Oak, MI- Man arraigned for intentionally striking Pedestrians The driver of the vehicle involved in Saturday night’s assault was arraigned on several charges Monday afternoon.
On February 25, 2019, Manhal Najib of Sterling Heights was arraigned before Magistrate Donald Chisholm of the 44th District Court. Najib is charged with: Two (2) counts of Felonious Assault with a Motor Vehicle, a felony which carries a penalty of up to 4 years in prison; Two (2) counts of Failure to stop at the scene of a Personal Injury Accident, a misdemeanor which carries a penalty of up to 1 year in jail; One (1) count of Failure to Stop after a Collision, a misdemeanor which carries a penalty of up to 90 days in jail; and one (1) count of Failure to Report Accident to Fixtures, a misdemeanor which carries a penalty of up to 90 days in jail.
Najib’s criminal history includes convictions for aggravated assault, domestic assault, felony possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, attempted maintaining a drug house, failure to obey a traffic order, and misdemeanor attempted larceny in a building.
Najib’s bond was set at $250,000.00 Cash/Surety, No 10%. His next court appearance is scheduled for March 5, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. before Judge Jamie Wittenberg in the 44th District Court. For further information, contact the Royal Oak Police Department, Criminal Investigation Division Lieutenant Keith Spencer at 248-246-3456.
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