George Cushingberry

George Cushingberry (Credit: Facebook)

Report: No Evidence Detroit Councilman Abused Authority During Traffic Stop

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2014

George Cushingberry. File Photo (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Councilman Cushingberry Takes Plea Deal In Traffic Stop

George Cushingberry, who was found with marijuana and alcohol in his car during a traffic stop, has accepted a plea. paying a $95 fine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2014

George Cushingberry (Credit: Facebook)

Detroit Councilman Off The Hook For Ticket Issued At Controversial Traffic Stop

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2014

George Cushingberry. File Photo (WWJ/Vickie Thomas)

Detroit Police Chief: Councilman Cushingberry Got Special Treatment

A sergeant is facing disciplinary action.

01/24/2014

Councilman George Cushingberry (L) was clearly distracted during Friday's City Council meeting, looking at his phone instead of taking part in discussions, after news broke of his recent run in with police. Cushingberry was cited for not using a turn signal after being stopped by police while leaving a strip club, despite officers finding an open bottle of alcohol and marijuana in his vehicle. (Credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Craig Orders Probe After Councilman Let Off Despite Alleged Open Intox, Pot In Car

Another scandal involving Detroit’s police department and city council is in the making.

01/10/2014

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