Four Highland Park police officers are facing multiple felony charges after allegedly accepting bribes and taking part in an armed drug trafficking conspiracy.
Roy Dixon is accused of conspiring with former City of Detroit Treasurer Jeffrey Beasley to give Beasley, and others, bribes to obtain approval of investment money from those pension funds.
The former Deputy Chief Information Officer for Wayne County plead guilty on Monday to illegally taking cash from a private contractor.
The government says Jeffrey Beasley accepted bribes including cash, travel, meals and private plane flights.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says a two year investigation shows Hawkins allegedly took $1,000 in exchange for allowing a bar to stay open despite code violations.
Former top Detroit City Council aide, John Clark, has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.
U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade says it’s sometimes hard to tell how much someone involved in bribes and extortions is a victim and how much a co-conspirator.