But one woman there was close to despair, thanks to a little-known bill about to be passed in Lansing. Several years ago, her young adult son did a very stupid thing. He never saw or touched an actual child, but he got caught in a federal sting. He ended up being sentenced to several years in federal prison. Detroit police chief retires amid allegations of sex scandal involving subordinate. Detroit Mayor Dave Bing suspended Ralph Godbee following claims the city's police chief was involved in a sexual relationship with a subordinate.
Godbee was suspended last week after a lawyer for internal affairs officer Angelica Robinson revealed the two had been involved in a sexual relationship. Godbee has not publicly commented on the claims. People are usually on parole for two years or less. Police Chief James Carmody says he supports efforts to house and rehabilitate parolees from Wyoming.
The two inns would be grandfathered in. The zoning change includes a wide-ranging exemption for family members. Two years ago, a 51 year old homeless man was found frozen to death in Grand Rapids. The shelter was less than a thousand feet from a school, which would have been a violation of a Michigan law barring sex offenders from living that close to a school. Gary Schulte went on administrative leave Friday from St.
Sylvester Parish in Warren. The Associated Press left a phone message Sunday for Schulte. The archdiocese says its victim assistance coordinator received a complaint in September. The archdiocese says it "found the complaint to be of sufficient substance" to require restrictions on Schulte's work as a priest, including barring him from celebrating Mass. Typically, warnings that a suspect has the right to remain silent and have an attorney present have to be given once a person is detained and no longer free to leave.
With a recorder running, Cortez acknowledged the blades were his, and admitted he sold a third shank to another inmate. Prison officials say the main purpose of their interrogation was to gain information to help restore order following a string of gang-related fights, and to root out a plot to murder a guard. He was accused of accosting a minor for immoral purposes, and pled guilty on the advice of his court-appointed counsel.
His mom believes he is innocent, and was pressured into a plea. She says his attorney told him that he was poor, uneducated, and black, and a jury would never believe him.
According to the study by the University of Michigan Law School and Columbia Business School , posting sex offenders' information online makes life so difficult for the offenders they may commit new crimes because they no longer consider prison a threat. U of M law professor J. Prescott co-authored the study. He says offenders are likely to re-offend when they have nothing to lose. Paroled sex offenders are legally required to provide their home address to the state sex offender registry.
Randall Lee Dowdy is a convicted rapist. He was paroled in Dowdy was homeless at the time. But the Michigan Supreme Court says homelessness is no excuse. But people convicted of less-serious crimes will not have to register.
And many people convicted as teens will be able to ask a judge to remove them from the registry. About one out of every people in Michigan is a registered sex offender. There have been complaints since it was enacted in that the law is too harsh on some young offenders. But it took the threat of losing federal victim compensation funds to force a change in the law. Michigan State Police are looking for sex offenders Michigan state police troopers are knocking on the doors of paroled sex offenders this week.
The state is conducting its annual sweep to see if sex offenders are complying with the law requiring them to report with local law enforcement.