Duluth murder suspect arrested in Michigan – Duluth News Tribune

DULUTH — A man accused of fatally stabbing a woman in downtown Duluth was arrested Wednesday by federal authorities.

The U.S. Marshals Service arrested Darrius Lamar Plummer, 34, of Canton, Michigan, on an arrest warrant issued April 19. He is charged with second-degree unintentional murder in the April 12 death of Chantel Moose, 25, in the 100 block of West First Street.

Plummer was listed as an inmate at the Wayne County Jail in Detroit.

A memorial with memories for Chantel Moose on West First Street in Duluth on April 27.

Dan Williamson / File 2024 / Duluth Media Group

The Duluth Police Department said a second man connected to the case, Kimonte Travion Cadge, 26, of Illinois, was also arrested on May 15. Accused of shooting Plummer after the stabbing, he faces one count of second-degree assault. with a dangerous weapon.

Cadge remains in the Cook County Jail in Chicago, according to online jail records. It's unclear how soon either man will be extradited to face the charges in Duluth.

A third man, Trayvon Joseph Walters, 26, of Duluth, is also charged with second-degree assault for firing two shots in the direction of Plummer and Cadge. He has not yet been arrested, police said.

Kimonte Travion Cadgé

Court documents say Plummer met Moose around 2:15 a.m. outside the Spurs first. Police said he was a friend of Moose's ex-boyfriend, and they began arguing, with one eyewitness saying Plummer was holding a knife and threatening to “stick” anyone who “rushed at him “.

The eyewitness described the knife as having a 4- to 6-inch blade that appeared to be a “military or hunting style knife,” according to the complaint.

The eyewitness attempted to separate the two, but Moose “took a swing” at the much larger Plummer and missed. Plummer extended the eyewitness' arm and “swung towards” Moose's neck.

The eyewitness said that at first Moose did not react, but backed away and walked away. About 15 seconds later, she collapsed and the eyewitness told Plummer, “You (expletive) stabbed her.” »

When Plummer saw Moose collapse, he fled the scene. Cadge chased Plummer, hitting him with a gun in the back, causing him to fall into the street. The eyewitness said he then saw Cadge shoot Plummer once.

Police said that as the eyewitness tried to lead the crowd back inside, he heard several more gunshots. Video footage shows Walters firing a gun at least twice at Cadge and Plummer, according to the complaint.

A memorial with memories for Chantel Moose on West First Street on April 27.

Dan Williamson / File 2024 / Duluth Media Group

It was the second homicide in Duluth in three weeks. On March 22, Allisa Marie Vollan, 27, was fatally attacked in an apartment at 31 E. Fifth St. Her boyfriend, Dale John Howard, 25, had been barred from contacting Vollan after a recent arrest for domestic violence, was charged with second degree intentional murder.

Tom Olsen has covered crime, courts and the 8th Congressional District for the Duluth News Tribune since 2013. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Duluth and is a lifelong resident of the city. Readers can contact Olsen at 218-723-5333 or [email protected].

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