MPD makes 2 arrests in Plateau community homicide from last April

Judge denies bond for Jermi Adams
Published: Jan. 13, 2023 at 10:09 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 19, 2023 at 5:09 PM CST
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UPDATE: Two suspects in the shooting death of Dejean Washington appeared in court Thursday.

Jermi Adams was denied bond. His arraignment hearing is set for Jan. 25.

Miranda Gamble, also charged in the connection Washington’s death, had her bond set at $100,000 on Thursday. According to the conditions of her bond, she is to have no contact with the victim’s family and no contact with Adams. She also cannot be in possession of a firearm.

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MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - Two people were booked intro Metro Friday night, accused of murder last April.

A 34-year-old man was killed during a robbery in the Plateau community. The suspects are 28-year-old Jermi Adams and 21-year-old Maranda Gamble.

Jermi Adams, 28, (left) and Maranda Gamble, 21, (right) are accused in the April 2022 killing...
Jermi Adams, 28, (left) and Maranda Gamble, 21, (right) are accused in the April 2022 killing of a man during a robbery in the Plateau community.

Both kept quiet as they walked out of MPD Headquarters, heading to Metro jail. They are accused of killing 34-year-old Dejean Washington last April.

Mobile Police responded to Center Street and Wood Alley where they found Washington shot multiple times. He died at the hospital.

Adams was already in Metro on unrelated charges of criminal mischief, marijuana possession, and domestic violence. He is believed to have pulled the trigger and is now charged with murder.

Police say Gamble was involved in the crime, and she’s charged with felony murder.

According to jail records, Adams has a rap sheet dating back to 2013 some drug charges, domestic violence, and an attempt to elude.

Meanwhile, this is Gamble’s first time in Metro.

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