CBS Detroit – On September 11 a Brighton Twp. the man was arraigned in Livingston County 53rd District Court. Bradley James Crainer was arraigned with a $500,000 cash bond for allegedly leaving a natural gas line open in a vacant home he owned to attempt to burn it down. According to the Livingston Post, there was no fire or explosion.
He is also charged with placing an “injurious substance” in a family member’s food. Which caused the person to become temporarily ill. It is reported the person didn’t see a doctor and has recovered from the food poinsoning.
Crainer was an occupational therapist employed by the South Lyon Community School District and listed as staff at Hardy Elementary. In a special board meeting on October 19, the South Lyon Board of Education unanimously voted to fire Crainer according to Hometown Life.
Crainer is charged with preparation to burn and adulterated food. The charges carry a 15 year prison term if he is convicted. It was reported he is in the Livingston County jail and was reffered to the Center for Forensic Psychiatry on September 24 for a mental examination.
He is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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