Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick To Spend The Weekend In Jail For Violating Parole
Kilpatrick was slapped with 14 violations Thursday (Jan. 24) and must report to the Detroit Reentry Center this afternoon, after going to proceedings on separate charges of corruption.
The Detroit Free Press reports:
Marlan said Kilpatrick waived going through the formal parole violations process in favor of serving the immediate penalty.
The violations include failing to report cash gifts he received in October, November and December of 2012.
Kilpatrick is on parole for his crimes in the 2008 text-message scandal and is required to report all details of his income including gifts. This is the second time he has been charged with hiding assets. He received a prison sentence in 2010 following the previous violation.
His violations all stem from submitting false and inaccurate information by failing to report several money transfers, starting in October of last year, and ending three weeks ago.
Earlier in the month Kilpatrick handed over the names of people who wired him the money, but did not disclose which states that they came from. He also still owes the city of Detroit $85,000 in restitution, and is supposed to report any gifts, or funds that he’s receives. Failing to do so is what landed him behind bars.
According to U.S. District Court Russell Marlan, the 42-year-old is expected to be released Monday in order to continue with his corruption trial.