Jermaine Johnson, 49 & Tamula Cheatam, 39, Arrested For The Murder Of Michael Roberts, 33

Published on November 25, 2022, 4:15 am
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On Thursday, November 24, 2022, at approximately 1030 hours, police responded to a 911 call of an aided male at 1710 Hoe Avenue, within the confines of the 42nd Precinct in the Bronx.

Upon arrival, officers observed an unconscious and unresponsive 33-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the torso.

EMS responded and transported the aided male to St. Barnabas Hospital, where he was later pronounced deceased.

Following proper family notification, the deceased has been identified as indicated.


Michael Roberts
address withheld
Bronx, NY 1046

Pursuant to an ongoing police investigation, the following 49-year-old male and 39-year-old female individuals have been arrested in regard to the above-listed homicide.


Jermaine Johnson & Tamula Cheatam
address withheld
Bronx, NY 10460


  • murder;
  • manslaughter;
  • criminal possession of a weapon.

The investigation remains ongoing.

All charges are merely accusations and all defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call the NYPD‘s Crime Stoppers hotline at 1800577TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 188857PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stopperswebsite or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

All tips will be kept strictly confidential.


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