The jig is up for Kwame Kilpatrick. Today (Oct. 10), the former Detroit Mayor was sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption, including raiding his campaign funds for personal use, extortion and bribery.
A federal judge denied bond for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on Wednesday (March 27). Kilpatrick is currently in custody on corruption charges, and is awaiting sentencing.
Kwame Kilpatrick, the former mayor of Detroit, will be spending his weekend in custody for parole violations. 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.
Former Detroit Deputy Mayor Anthony Adams was charged with weapons possession Wednesday (Oct. 31) for bringing a loaded gun into the Detroit Metro Airport, last month. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office brought the misdemeanor charge against Adams, reports the Detroit Free Press.
The only two Black people added to the jury selection pool in the corruption case against former Detroit mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, have been given their walking papers. While one juror was dismissed because of work commitments, the other refused to actually cast judgment on Kilpatrick. “I’m not God,” announced the potential juror. “I can’t judge anybody.” For […]