Robert Davis has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing about $200,000 from a poor school district.
Davis was accused of embezzling funds from Highland Park Schools while he served on the board.
A Detroit-area labor activist charged with stealing money from a school district no longer can afford his attorney and wants taxpayers to pay for his defense.
The state’s elections director says there is nothing to stop Mike Duggan from mounting a write-in campaign in his efforts to become the next mayor of Detroit.
One of the emails specifically states its being sent from a private account “to stay below the radar for a few weeks on Detroit planning.”
Community activist Robert Davis believes the appointment of an emergency financial manager for Detroit would be illegal and Monday he plans on asking the Detroit City Council to review his finding and examine the possibility of a lawsuit.
A union activist and Highland Park school board member has filed a lawsuit against right-to-work legislation, claiming violation of the Open Meetings Act.
Through the charity, the feds claim, Davis spent thousands at a host of stores, and on satellite TV, travel and utility bills.
The Highland Park school board member who’s been battling Michigan’s emergency manager law has been charged with embezzling from the financially struggling district.
Highland Park School Board member Robert Davis was indicted by a federal grand jury in Detroit on charges of federal program theft, United States Attorney Barbara McQuade announced Thursday.