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Ypsilanti Man Brings Dirty Socks Instead Of Pot To Drug Deal

A Michigan man who brought a backpack stuffed with dirty socks to a couple looking to buy a pound of marijuana is facing prison time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/07/2015

Tommy Hailey -- Gregory Allen -- Kejuan Gordan  (booking photos)

Trio Arrested For Selling Sealed Boxes Of Clay, Play-Doh As ‘New iPhones’

Three young men are facing charges after allegedly selling “brand new iPhones” to a local business that were actually just boxes filled with clay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2015

Jeffrey Lee Lucas (credit: Muskegon County Jail)

Sweetheart Swindler Who Fooled 19 Women Sentenced To Long Prison Term

Authorities say at least 19 victims lost $300K to Jeffrey Lee Lucas, who used romance and lies to get the money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2015

Dayonlynn Bell -- Donna Farley (Booking Photos)

Flint Mother, Daughter Ordered To Community Service In Fake Substitute Teacher Case

The 24-year-old woman used her mother’s identification while pretending to be a substitute teacher in Waterford.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2015

Dayonlynn Bell -- Donna Farley (Booking Photos)

Flint Mother, Daughter Enter Pleas In Fake Substitute Teacher Case

Flint woman accused of posing as her mother to work as substitute teacher faces sentencing next month along with her mom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2015

Dayonlynn Bell -- Donna Farley (Booking Photos)

Mom, Daughter Face Jail Time In Bogus Substitute Teacher Swap

Police claim the women admitted they followed through with the scheme because they needed money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/18/2015

Woman Fakes Son's Cancer To Solicit Donations

A Warren woman is facing criminal charges after she told her 12-year-old son he had terminal leukemia, shaved his head and eyebrows, and held a church fundraiser that pulled in more than $8,000 from sympathizers.