Michael St. Andre
A former suburban Detroit police chief has been sentenced to serve at least five years in prison for his role in a corruption case.
The deal wraps up a corruption case that also brought the convictions of the city’s police chief and his wife.
Prosecutors say the chief and detectives used drug forfeiture money to pay for prostitutes, alcohol, marijuana and a tanning salon.
A raid at the home of Romulus Mayor Alan Lambert stretched overnight and into the morning Tuesday.
The former chief of the Romulus Police Department, his wife and five of his detectives will learn if they will face trial for using drug forfeiture funds for their own drugs, booze, prostitutes and a tanning salon business.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy Tuesday shared details of the charges against the former Romulus Police Chief, his wife and five police detectives.
Residents were shocked when word came down that five police officers, the former police chief, and his wife, face corrurption charges following a three-year investigation.
The chief of the Romulus Police Department plans to step down, citing health concerns about a family member.
Michigan State Police continue to look into the use of drug forfeiture funds at the Romulus Police Department.