MACOMB POLICE PATROL: Fatal Crash, Wanted Larceny Suspect, and Homicide Charges


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The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office is looking to speak with this man regarding several larcenies. These incidents took place during the early part of August in the area of Macomb Township; 21 Mile and Romeo Plank area. This man is described as a white male, 50-60 years of age, with white hair, wearing a blue Tigers baseball hat, gray shirt, and tan cargo pants. He was driving a white van. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Detective Conklin at 586-307-9327.

FATAL MOTORCYCLE CRASH – On August 21 at 12:32 a.m., Macomb County Deputies were dispatched to the area of Executive Drive and Joy Blvd. for a motorcycle that had crashed with two persons. The motorcycle was sighted by a person driving by who contacted the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office. This is a single motorcycle crash. Both the operator, Christopher Moffett, 36 of Clinton Township, and the passenger, Caitlyn Gohr, 24 of Warren, are deceased. Neither person was wearing a helmet. The Macomb County Detective Bureau continues to investigate this crash.

HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION UPDATE – On August 16 at 1:08 a.m., Macomb County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence near Cass Ave. and N. Wilson Blvd for a female not breathing. The caller was the female’s boyfriend. Upon arrival, the female was located in a bedroom inside the residence and pronounced deceased. She has been identified as 47-year-old Diana Wilson. The boyfriend was brought to the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office and later taken into custody for murder. Wilson’s death has been ruled a homicide by the Medical Examiner’s office; the cause of death is strangulation. Wilson and her boyfriend had recently moved here two weeks ago from Pennsylvania. On August 17, Alfred Paige, the boyfriend of Diana Wilson, was arraigned in the 41-B District Court of Clinton Township on one count of Homicide – Murder First Degree – Premeditated (life felony). Paige was given no bond and is scheduled to return to the 41-B District Court of Clinton Township on August 29 for a probable cause conference.

Note: If you have any information on the aforementioned crimes or any other offenses, please call the Macomb County Sheriff at 586-469-5151.