Detroit federal prosecutors are opposing the release of a Chicago Arab activist who awaits sentencing for lying about her conviction in a fatal terrorist bombing in Israel to obtain U.S. citizenship.
AECOM says the county is completely to blame due to revisions and a lack of decision-making which impacted the progress, schedule and potential costs of the project.
Prosecutors say the trio lied to the county commission with regard to the status of the building of the jail.
Security at Michigan prisons has apparently gotten weaker in the six weeks since food service operations were handed over to a private contractor.
The U.S. Marshals Service is moving about 200 federal prisoners out of Wayne County’s two downtown Detroit jails, which have poor building conditions.
One person will have the say as to whether there was criminal activity over the $91 million cost overrun of the Wayne County Jail.
The unfinished downtown Wayne County Jail is in limbo.
With construction suspended for running millions over budget, Wayne County Exec Bob Ficano is now recommending walking away from the downtown Detroit jail project.
Work on a new jail in downtown Detroit will cease for 60 days while Wayne County officials look into projected costs overruns for the facility.
Potential cost overruns, lack of financing and a state jail, are all reasons why the $200 million project might be scrapped.