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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.  

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

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.  

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   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 December 5, 2019

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