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UNITED STATES v. WADE STREETER: Docket 19-CR-20794

In an effort to assist those individuals who have been affected by this case, this webpage has been developed to provide court and case related information. This does not replace written notification to those identified as victims of the charged offenses (which currently include production, receipt, and possession of child pornography), it simply provides an additional resource from which to obtain information.

Please note that all court hearings will take place in United States District Court, 231 W. Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48226.   Please refer to the individual posting for judge assignment and courtroom number.  If you plan on attending any of the court proceedings, photo identification is required.  Cell phones, electronic devices and weapons of any kind, are not permitted.   Please pardon our appearance, the courthouse is currently undergoing renovations.  



4/20/2020 - The Trial date for defendant Streeter has been moved to August 10, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

A Status Hearing has been scheduled for June 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

*Please note - due to the COVID-19 pandemic and closure of the U.S. District Courthouse, the scheduled court hearing dates are frequently changing.* 

Please check this website for the most up todate court hearing dates or contact Victim Witness Coordinator, Sandy Palazzolo at 313-226-9633. 


4/3/2020 - The Trial date for defendant Streeter has been moved to June 8, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.  

*Please note - due to the COVID-19 pandemic and closure of the U.S. District Courthouse, the scheduled court hearing dates are frequently changing.*

Please check this website for the most up to date court hearing dates or contact Victim Witness Coordinator, Sandy Palazzolo at 313-226-9633. 


2/28/2020 - The Trial date for defendant Streeter has been moved to April 7, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.    A Pretrial Conference has been scheduled for March 26, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.  Both hearings will take place before the Honorable Terrence Berg, Courtroom 251, United States District Court, 231 W. Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48226.  

A Second Superseding Indictment was returned by the grand jury on January 28, 2020.   This indictment adds two additional felony charges.

For a copy of the Second Superseding Indictment, please click HERE


12/11/2019 - The Court scheduled a Status Hearing for defendant Streeter to take place on January 24, 2020 at 3:30 p.m.

A tentative Trial date has been scheduled to begin on February 4, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings will take place before the Honorable Terrence Berg, Courtroom 251, United States District Court, 231 W. Lafayette, Detroit, MI 48226

PLEASE NOTE:  If you plan on attending either of these hearings, please contact Sandy Palazzolo, Victim Witness Coordinator (313-226-9633) or Sherri Holloway, Victim Witness Specialist (313-226-9753), or refer to this webpage to confirm the date and time.  It is not uncommon for hearing dates to change, and on occasion, the changes may be made at the last minute.  Cell phones and other electonic devices are not permitted in the courthouse.    


12/4/2019 – On 12/3/2019 the United States Attorney’s Office received a grand jury indictment charging Wade Preston Streeter with charges of production, receipt and distribution of child pornography.    Defendant Streeter is currently in custody and will remain in custody during the pendency of this case.
           
The FBI is asking for the public’s help to identify potential victims of Streeter, who would befriend young boys on Facebook and other social media sites and then arrange to meet them privately.  Anyone who may have been victimized by Wade Preston Streeter, or anyone who may have information about his alleged criminal behavior, is encouraged to call 313-426-3880 or email the FBI at DetroitShipTips@fbi.gov.

It is important to note that an indictment is merely a charge and should not be considered as evidence of guilt.  The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Please continue to check this web page for court hearing dates and case status information.  

For a copy of the Indictment, please click HERE.


11/26/2019:  On 11/21/2019, defendant Wade Streeter was arrested and charged by way of a criminal complaint to Producing and Attempting to Produce Child Pornography, Receipt of Child Pornography, and Possession of Child Pornography. 

On 11/25/2019 defendant Streeter consented to detention.   He will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service during the pendency of this case. 

While charges have been filed against this defendant, this matter continues to be investigated.  Anyone who has information that may be relevant to the investigation and/or concerned parents of children who may have encountered defendant Wade Streeter are encouraged to contact the FBI at 313-426-3880 or via e-mail at detroitshiptips@fbi.gov.   If calling the FBI, please provide the case name, U.S. v. Wade Streeter, as a reference. 

Please check this for additional updates on future court dates in this case.   For questions or information regarding court events and/or hearings, please contact Sandy Palazzolo, Victim Witness Coordinator, at 313-226-9633.  For those who plan on attending court events, you are encouraged to contact Ms. Palazzolo one day prior to the scheduled event to confirm the date and time.   Court dates are subject to change with very short notice.   We apologize in advance for any inconvenience. 

For a copy of the Complaint, please click HERE.

Updated April 20, 2020

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