Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The arson and domestic violence case against Macomb Township resident, Dujuan Edward Smith, 35, will continue pending the results of court-ordered evaluations.
The arson case against a 35-year-old Macomb Township man will take a brief hiatus pending the results of court-ordered psychological evaluations. Dujuan Edward Smith, 35, is facing counts of arson and domestic violence stemming from allegations that on Feb. 1, at approximately 7:30 p.m., he set fire to the home at 45300 Card Road in Macomb Township. 41A District Court Judge Douglas P. Shepherd referred the case for competency and culpability on Tuesday. The case will stall pending the result of these psychological evaluations, which will examine Smith's mental state at the time of the alleged crime and determine whether he is fit to stand trial. During Tuesday's hearing, Shepherd also denied Smith's attorney's request to modify his bond, …
Monday, February 6, 2012
Dujuan Edward Smith, 35, was arrested Friday on charges of arson and domestic violence, according to police. He was arraigned in district court Monday.
Macomb County Sheriff's detectives have arrested a Macomb Township man in connection with the Feb. 1 arson fire that destroyed a home on Card Road. Dujuan Edward Smith, 35, was arrested Friday on charges of arson and domestic violence, according to police. Smith was arraigned on these charges in 41-A District Court today. His bond has been set for $250,000 cash or surety. On Feb. 1, at approximately 7:41 p.m., Macomb Township fire crews and sheriff's officers responded to a fire at the home at 45300 Card Road. Upon arrival, crews found the home fully engulfed in flames. It took crews approximately two hours to douse the fire. Sheriff Anthony Wickersham initially described the fire as "suspicious in nature." Fire investigation units later …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
A Macomb County Sheriff's Fire Investigation Unit was at the scene of the house fire Thursday morning.
With the scent of charred wood still heavy in the air Thursday, the Macomb County Sheriff's Fire Investigation Unit began inspecting the cause of a blaze that gutted a home on Card Road Wednesday night. The fire is believed to have started shortly after 7:30 p.m., and though multiple Macomb Township engines responded to the scene, it took fire crews more than two hours to douse the fire. Crews were still pouring water into the roof of the home at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham said the home, located north of Hall Road and east of Card, was vacant at the time of the fire. As to the cause of the fire, Wickersham said late Wednesday night that it appeared "suspicious in nature." Results of the investigation are …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
A home in the area of Hall and Card caught fire around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday night. Firefighters were still on the scene at 9:30 p.m.
Macomb County Sheriff Anthony Wickersham is calling a Wednesday night house fire on Card near Hall Road "suspicious in nature." The blaze is believed to have started shortly after 7:30 p.m. As of 9:30 p.m., multiple Macomb Township fire crews were still on the scene, where they were seen pouring water into the roof of the charred house. Wickersham said, while the cause of the fire is unknown at this time, fire investigators are continuing to search the area. It appears no one was home at the time of the fire, he added. Stay with Patch for more on this story.