FOR ALL THE GOOD BANDS
WHO AVOID DETROIT
IN THE LAST THREE YEARS
"IT O.K. TO COME BACK TO PLAY DOWNTOWN AGING"
KWAME KILPATRICK STEP DOWN
'I lied under oath'
This is a historic day it Detroit Rock City
and Detroit Culture City
after almost eight months of hanging on to the office of mayor
Kwame Kilpatrick have resign as mayor of the city of Detroit
after he pleaded guilty to two counts of obstruction of justice
by committing perjury which is a felony under a plead deal that
was hammer out late last night after the remove hearing by
Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm yesterday.
under the plead deal
the now Former Maro
- Resign as the Mayor A.S.A.P.
- Serve 120 Days In Jail
- will be on five years probation at the time he will not
run for public office [2009 and 2013]
- He lose his law license
- turn over his state pension to the city of Detroit.
- Pay about $1,000,000 restitution
When he spoke of why he plead guilty he said
"I lied under oath in the case of Gary Brown in a civil deposition regarding information of claims I mislead and impeded justice. I also lied under oath at a civil deposition on Oct. 11, 2004 in the Harold Nelthrope lawsuit,"
also the rest of the other counts of committing perjury would be drop
he also in the same courtroom he also plead no contest
to assault charges of assaulting Wayne County Prosecutor's office
investigator who was trying to serve a subpoena on the mayor's friend, Bobby Ferguson.
He Will be is scheduled for October 28th.
His resignation will officially become effective
on September 18th.
The New Mayor will be Ken Cockrel Jr. who is
the Current the City Council President
The city clerk’s office has prepared paperwork
to allow for the transition of power between Kilpatrick
and Cockrel, who as council president becomes mayor.
A Detroit police officer delivered paperwork to Cockrel’s
office at 10:50 a.m. to enable the setting up of an
executive protection unit for the new mayor.
after the Mayor resign it was also announced the
Detroit Police Chief Ella Bully-Cummings announced her retirement
from the DPD after 31 years on the force.
this everybody is the begin of a healing prosecc
and for anyone who stay away from the Detroit Area
and not only that any good bands who goes else where
PLEASE COME BACK
IT OK TO COME BACK
TO DOWNTOWN DETROIT.