Detroit Public Schools Computer Thieves Sentenced

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Detroit Public Schools officials say two men who stole at least 38 computers from the district are now behind bars.

A Detroit Public Schools police investigation, in conjunction with the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, led to the arrests and guilty pleas from Cornelius Johnson and Lewis Raymond Buyck, alleged gang members who stole multiple computers from the school system.

Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Richard Skutt sentenced Johnson, "the leader of an organized gang" according to Detroit Public Schools officials, to one year in prison for convictions of entering a school without breaking, larceny from a building and felony firearms possession.

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