Detroit City Council
Some Detroit City Council members are worried about reported dwindling crowds on Belle Isle since the state takeover.
Scott Benson, who represents District three, was arrested by Southfield police Sunday night.
An investigation into a traffic stop involving Detroit City Council President Pro Tem George Cushingberry concludes there’s insufficient evidence that he abused his authority to receive favoritism from officers.
“If you have warrants, you’re probably gonna get arrested,” on Belle Isle, state police say.
The FBI is investigating rumors that someone tried to bribe Detroit City Council members in an effort to influence the outcome of the race for council president.
Council members will vote on a new lease for The Joe, which is slated to be replaced as venue for the Detroit Red Wings.
George Cushingberry, who was found with marijuana and alcohol in his car during a traffic stop, has accepted a plea. paying a $95 fine.
The deal would prevent ticketed events from being held at Joe Louis Arena once the Red Wings stop playing at the downtown site.
A traffic ticket issued to George Cushingberry Jr., who was pulled over with open intoxicants and marijuana inside his vehicle, has been dismissed because of an apparent paperwork mix-up.
Deputy Chief Rodney Johnson says it was M.L. Elrich who initiated physical contact with police.