Two from Detroit Arrested after Investigation in Oakland County

FARMINGTON, MI – On November 26th, 2018, an Oakland County Narcotic Enforcement Team (NET) Conspiracy Crew executed a search warrant in the City of Detroit after investigating multiple drug deals taking place in the City of Farmington.

A suspect was observed selling crack cocaine to an individual at a business location in the City of Farmington. A traffic stop was conducted on the suspect’s vehicle and three individuals were detained and interviewed. Other information gathered led them to the main suspect’s address in the City of Detroit in the 15000 block of

Search warrants were executed on the main suspect’s residence and cell phone. Upon executing the search warrant at the residence, Deontae Laymond Jordan, a 21 year old resident of the City of Detroit, and Lakeisha Renee Taylor, a 25 year old resident of the City of Detroit were taken into custody. The following was discovered at the residence:

• Bersa Thunder .40 caliber pistol, which was loaded and stolen out of Dearborn Heights
• Davis Industries .32 caliber Derringer
• Ruger .22 caliber pistol
• High Point .45 caliber rifle
• (2) 7.62 caliber rifle 30 round magazines
• (2) 9mm high capacity drum magazines
• Assorted ammunition for 9mm, .45 caliber, .40 caliber, and 7.62 caliber
• 9 grams of crack cocaine
• Digital scales
• (2) grenades determined to be inert by the Detroit Bomb Squad

“We will not tolerate individuals who peddle death in our community,” said Sheriff Michael J. Bouchard. “Overdoses are at historic levels and are destroying families across our nation. Additionally, the weapons these individuals had amassed are now off the streets preventing future crimes.”

The Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office issued warrants on both suspects. Jordan was charged with two counts of Delivery/Manufacture of Cocaine Less than 50 grams and Felony Firearms. Taylor was charged with Delivery/Manufacture Cocaine Less than 50 grams and Driving While Licensed Suspended.

Both suspects were arraigned by Magistrate Michael E. Sawicky of 47th District Court. Jordan was given a bond of $50,000 cash/surety and Taylor was given $25,000 cash/surety. Jordan and Taylor posted bond on November 29th. Their next court date is December 12th at 1:30pm in front of the Honorable Judge James B. Brady for pre-trial examinations.

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