September 10th, 2013
03:12 AM ET

Police: Detroit inmate who stabbed deputy captured

A Detroit man, who stabbed an officer outside a courtroom and escaped wearing the officer's uniform, has been captured, authorities said.
The inmate, Derreck White, who also uses the name Abraham Pearson, was spotted walking in a Detroit neighborhood Monday night, said Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon.
Authorities said White attacked a deputy with a sharpened comb in front of two other inmates inside a holding cell at the Frank Murphy Hall Monday morning.

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  1. banasy©

    Not vikingwoman @5:03; furthermore, I haven't said anything I need to watch my language for. Please stop projecting.

    September 10, 2013 at 6:03 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    @ JF, you think thats funny? Theres a cpl cities in Ohio that will be following Detroit to bankruptsy court! And its all because politicians have been abusing Detroit for years!

    September 10, 2013 at 6:04 pm | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    Detroit was oversold on the automobile as a mass transit option and built a freeway system through the city that destroyed neighborhoods. Sparkling new suburban communities drew off the affluence and the interstate highway system made it easier for commuter to go into and out of the city. When the industrial and commercial base contracted, Detroit became a place to pass through rather than to go to. And the industrialists that promoted this automobile based transportation system were Republican.

    September 10, 2013 at 6:28 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Wealthy Republicans make the messes, move away taking their resources with them, and leave others to clean-up after them. Then they have the audacity to blame the ones left behind.

      September 10, 2013 at 10:41 pm | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    Well here's one very stupid thing the previous mayor did. He had planted freakin Palm Trees on Belle aisle! At 6 grand a piece! Now WHY would ANYONE wanta plant palm trees in michigan? It would be like planting them in Alaska. And that was the least expensive, but also the stupidest thing!

    September 10, 2013 at 9:33 pm | Report abuse |
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