Derrick Dewayne Williams, Charged with Multiple Felony Crimes

Thursday, July 8th, 2010 at 9:36 am

Police were called to the scene of an alleged shooting on June 20th around 4:11am on Wiigob st. in Hinckley.

Upon arriving at the scene, officer Jason Miller with the Pine County Sheriffs Department seen the victims mother, Tracy Harrington, talking with Mille Lacs Tribal Police Sargent Schafer. She alleges her son was assaulted and shot at by Derrick Dewayne Williams.

Deputy Miller was informed that the victim, Jacob Doust Jr., was at Grand Casino Hinckley with a head injury and blood on his clothing. The blood was coming from a severe gash on his head.

Doust, according to the police report, says that he was approached by Williams and 3 other men that started to attack him. Doust says that during the altercation he was struck with beer bottles in the head and that caused him to bleed, he continued to say that he was able to get away from the attackers, but as he was fleeing Williams pulled out a handgun and fired off several rounds at him.

According to doust, he was 6 or 7 feet away from Williams when he fired the shots, he was able to get behind a vehichle and escaped without being hit by any bullets.

Police searched for the defendant but were not able to locate him. Police did collect 10 Federal Smith and Wesson .40 caliber shell casings at the scene and bagged them as evidence.

As police investigated the inncident they discovered that Williams had been known to drive a black Cadillac Escalade. A pickup and hold request was issued for him. Williams was later stopped in Hennepin County and taken into custody.

The investigation also revealed that there was a previous altercation between Doust, William’s and one of Williams associate’s, William Nickaboine, at Grand Casino Hinckley. According to the Police report Doust claims that Williams said he was going to kill him and his mother.

The investigation also confirmed an incident occurring in Mille Lacs County on May 28th which involved a shooting with a .40 caliber handgun. In this incident William Nickabone is the suspect in the shooting and 11 shell casings were located at that seen.

Derrick Dewayne Williams has been officially charged with:

Count 1: Felony Second Degree Assault

Maximum sentence: 7 years and/or $14,000 fine

Count 2: Felony Terroristic Threats

Maximum sentence: 5 years and/or $10,000 fine

Count 3: Felony Terroristic Threats

Maximum sentence: 5 years and/or $10,000 fine

Count 4: Felony Reckless Discharge of a Firearm

Maximum sentence: 5 years and/or $10,000 fine


  1. PC MOM 07/8/10 at 12:29pm

    The “community fund” will post bail. He’ll skip… then, he’ll accept a plea. End of story.

  2. Tmk 10/12/12 at 12:43pm

    Who @ PC MOM

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