Charles Pugh is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by a teenager who says the ex-council president made sexual advances toward him.
“I’m not proud of what we talked about, but the point is that I didn’t force him to do it, I didn’t ask him to do it,” Pugh insisted. “And for you to come here and say that I fled, I didn’t flee.”
He was 17 when he met the then-City Council president through a Detroit schools mentoring program.
No charges will be filed against the former Detroit City Council President regarding an alleged inappropriate relationship with an 18-year-old student he mentored.
A criminal complaint targeting former Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh was filed this week by Madison Heights police.
“I’ve found the strength to move on with my life despite a deliberate effort to destroy me,” says ex-Detroit City Councilman Charles Pugh.
Two months ago it was Seattle … this time it appears to be New York City.
Saunteel Jenkins said there are reports of items missing from a division Charles Pugh oversaw.
Saunteel Jenkins is the legislative body’s new president.
Orr has ordered the City Council not to name replacements for two colleagues that resigned.