Man charged with assault, stealing police car
A 36-year-old Detroit man who authorities said on Sunday assaulted an officer and stole a police car was arraigned with several crimes Tuesday.
Jerome Adams was charged with felonies including carjacking, unarmed robbery, unlawful driving away of an automobile, malicious destruction of police property, and resisting and obstructing, according to the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office.
He was arraigned in 36th District Court and received a $100,000 bond.
Adams allegedly dropped his bicycle and ran across Woodward Avenue near Sproat and attempted to enter an unattended police vehicle, while the engine was on. He allegedly assaulted an officer near the car and drove away, according to the prosecutor's office.
The stolen car was driven two blocks while speeding and crashed into a hydraulic barricade near Little Caesar’s Arena. Adams was arrested at the scene.
Adams' probable cause conference is scheduled for 8: 30 a.m. on April 10, a preliminary examination is scheduled for April 16.