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Eric J. Smith (Michigan politician) – Wikipedia 

Eric Smith is the an American attorney and the former Prosecuting Attorney of Macomb County, Michigan. He resigned in 2020 after his arrest of embezzlement and corruption charges.

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MACOMB DAILY NEWS – 2018

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  • By Mitch Hotts, mhotts@digitalfirstmedia.com and @Mhotts on Twitter
  • Aug 27, 2018
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An emerging scandal in the Macomb County Prosecutor‘s Office or a rush to judgement by an inexperienced treasurer?

 
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  • By Jameson Cook, jcook@digitalfirstmedia.com and @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Aug 29, 2018
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Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith said he was about to reach an agreement with county officials a month ago over his office’s four “off the …

 
Facts missing on prosecutor’s bank accounts, lottery raffle
 
  • By Ken Kish For Digital First Media
  • Sep 6, 2018
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Transparency in government has taken two steps backward from a pair of unlikely sources – the office of Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith an…

 
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Macomb prosecutor unveils Uber plan to drive crime victims to court at criminals' expense
  • Sep 19, 2018
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Crime victims and witnesses now have their own personal chauffeurs to drive them to Macomb County courts at the expense of convicted criminals…

 
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  • By Jameson Cook, jcook@digitalfirstmedia.com and @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Dec 12, 2018
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The Macomb County treasurer and prosecutor reached an agreement in their dispute over control of four bank accounts that contain forfeiture funds.

 
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Judge rules bank records are public in Macomb County prosecutor dispute
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  • By Mitch Hotts, mhotts@digitalfirstmedia.com and @Mhotts on Twitter
  • Dec 17, 2018
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Macomb County’s treasurer and prosecutor may have reached an agreement in their dispute over so-called “off the books” bank accounts that cont…

MACOMB DAILY NEWS – 2019

Macomb County prosecutor to appeal judge's ruling on financial records

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Macomb County prosecutor to appeal judge’s ruling on financial records

  • By Mitch Hotts, mhotts@digitalfirstmedia.com and @Mhotts on Twitter
  • Jan 7, 2019

The Macomb County Prosecutor‘s Office plans to appeal a judge’s ruling that stated they have to turn over additional “off-the-books” financial…

'Off books' spending revealed as Macomb prosecutor loses appeal

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‘Off books’ spending revealed as Macomb prosecutor loses appeal

  • By Mitch Hotts, mhotts@digitalfirstmedia.com and @Mhotts on Twitter
  • Jan 23, 2019

The Michigan Court of Appeals has denied a request by the Macomb County Prosecutor‘s Office for a stay in the controversy surrounding “off-the…

As scrutiny mounts, Macomb Prosecutor Smith defends use of funds

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As scrutiny mounts, Macomb Prosecutor Smith defends use of funds

  • By Mitch Hotts and Jameson Cook Macomb Daily Staff Writers
  • Jan 24, 2019

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith on Thursday defended his use of tens of thousands of dollars from asset forfeiture funds as two other top …

Backup data sought to support spending from Prosecutor's Office 'off the books' fund

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Backup data sought to support spending from Prosecutor‘s Office ‘off the books’ fund

  • By Jameson Cook, jcook@digitalfirstmedia.com and @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Jan 27, 2019

The ongoing squabble over the Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith’s so-called “off the books” accounts continues as the plaintiff in the Freed…

Jared Maynard Frank Cusumano

Jared Maynard Frank Cusumano

  • Jan 28, 2019

Jared Maynard, left, and his attorney, Frank Cusumano, talk Monday following a hearing in Macomb County Circuit Court over county Prosecutor E…

checks forfeiture

checks forfeiture

  • Feb 18, 2019

Copies of three of hundreds of checks written from a forfeiture fund controlled by Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith.

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith's obscure fund raises questions, likely to receive scrutiny

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Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith‘s obscure fund raises questions, likely to receive scrutiny

  • By Jameson Cook, jcook@digitalfirstmedia.com and @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Feb 19, 2019

Some $160,000 for building security, over $100,000 each paid to dozens of nonprofit organizations and credit card companies, and thousands of …

Macomb County commissioners vote to audit of prosecutor's obscure fund

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Macomb County commissioners vote to audit of prosecutor‘s obscure fund

  • By Mitch Hotts mhotts@medianewsgroup.com; @Mhotts on Twitter
  • Feb 20, 2019

An independent audit firm will conduct an “in depth” seven-year analysis of a so-called “off-the-books” fund controlled by Macomb County Prose…

audit smith

audit smith

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  • Feb 20, 2019

Bob Smith, center, chairman of the Macomb County Board of Commissioners, voted Wednesday along with the rest of the board to have an in-depth …

Hackel calls for state AG investigation into Macomb County Prosecutor's special fund

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Hackel calls for state AG investigation into Macomb County Prosecutor‘s special fund

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Feb 23, 2019

Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel is calling for a state investigation into a controversial, obscure fund controlled by county Prosecutor Er…

Smith, Hackel hurl accusations at each other in back-to-back press conferences

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Smith, Hackel hurl accusations at each other in back-to-back press conferences

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Feb 25, 2019

In what has evolved into a full-blown scandal in county politics, Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel announced Monday he is seeking a state c…

Macomb County commissioners continue plan to seek audit of prosecutor fund

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Macomb County commissioners continue plan to seek audit of prosecutor fund

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Feb 26, 2019

The Macomb County Board of Commissioners is forging ahead with its plan to hire an accounting firm for an investigative audit of a prosecutor …

Macomb County Commission chairman to step away from audit controversy

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Macomb County Commission chairman to step away from audit controversy

  • By Mitch Hotts mhotts@medianewsgroup.com @mhotts on Twitter
  • Feb 27, 2019

Macomb County Board of Commissioners Bob Smith — brother of embattled county Prosecutor Eric Smith — will no longer be involved in board dec…

Bob Smith 4

Bob Smith 4

  • Feb 27, 2019

Bob Smith, chairman of the Macomb County Board of Commissioners, said Wednesday that due to a “perceived conflict of interest,” he will not be…

Macomb political titans battle over forfeiture fund spending

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Macomb political titans battle over forfeiture fund spending

  • By Ken Kish For MediaNews Group
  • Mar 7, 2019

Eric Smith may have thought of himself as the Robin Hood of Macomb County, doling out thousands of dollars to those in need.

Macomb County asks judge to endorse current status of disputed forfeiture fund

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Macomb County asks judge to endorse current status of disputed forfeiture fund

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Mar 15, 2019

Macomb County is asking a judge to rule that forfeiture funds under the control of county Prosecutor Eric Smith must go through the county Tre…

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith to hire outside firm for forfeiture fund lawsuit

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Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith to hire outside firm for forfeiture fund lawsuit

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Mar 24, 2019

A subcommittee of the Macomb County Board of Commissioners approved an outside attorney firm to represent county Prosecutor Eric Smith in a la…

Michigan State Police opens investigation into Eric Smith forfeiture fund

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Michigan State Police opens investigation into Eric Smith forfeiture fund

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 1, 2019

Michigan State Police has opened an investigation into expenditures from a forfeiture fund controlled for several years by Macomb County Prose…

State Police asks Macomb County officials to not interfere with forensic audit of prosecutor's fund

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State Police asks Macomb County officials to not interfere with forensic audit of prosecutor‘s fund

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 11, 2019

Michigan State Police is asking Macomb County officials to refrain from interfering with an accounting firm’s forensic audit of a controversia…

State police raid Macomb County Prosecutor's Office, confiscate documents

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State police raid Macomb County Prosecutor‘s Office, confiscate documents

  • By Jameson Cook and Norb Franz Macomb Daily Staff Writers
  • Apr 17, 2019

Michigan State Police detectives Wednesday morning raided Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith‘s offices at the County Administration Building.

Timeline of events in Macomb Prosecutor Smith 'off book' accounts scandal

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Timeline of events in Macomb Prosecutor Smith ‘off book’ accounts scandal

  • By Macomb Daily Staff
  • Apr 17, 2019

A timeline of events that led up to the Michigan State Police raid of Prosecutor Eric Smith‘s office Wednesday.

Macomb County Prosecutor, county attorneys argue over representation, FOIA role

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Macomb County Prosecutor, county attorneys argue over representation, FOIA role

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • May 10, 2019

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith will seek independent counsel for at least three ongoing court cases after a county Board of Commissioner’…

State Police raid prosecutor's home as part of forfeiture fund probe

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State Police raid prosecutor‘s home as part of forfeiture fund probe

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • May 14, 2019

At least three security cameras were seized from exterior of Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith’s home by Michigan State Police on Tuesday mo…

Eric Smith cameras

Eric Smith cameras

  • May 14, 2019

A Michigan State Police evidence technician Tuesday morning removes a security camera from the exterior of Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith…

Eric Smith raid wiring

Eric Smith raid wiring

  • May 14, 2019

Michigan State Police investigators handle wiring inside Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith‘s attached garage during a search of his Macomb T…

Shaw Smith raid

Shaw Smith raid

  • May 14, 2019

Michigan State Police Lt. Michael Shaw on Tuesday morning watches colleagues work to remove a security camera from the exterior of Macomb Coun…

Citizen activist sues Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith over search warrant documents

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Citizen activist sues Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith over search warrant documents

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • May 18, 2019

A transparency advocate has sued Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith and the county for documents related to a police search of his offices as…

Macomb County panel gives initial approval for Smith to hire independent counsel for legal battle

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Macomb County panel gives initial approval for Smith to hire independent counsel for legal battle

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Jun 8, 2019

A Macomb County Board of Commissioners panel on Thursday gave initial approval to county Prosecutor Eric Smith to hire an independent attorney…

Eric Smith releases documents related to police raid of his offices, home

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Eric Smith releases documents related to police raid of his offices, home

  • By Jameson Cook and Norb Franz Macomb Daily staff writers
  • Jun 10, 2019

Macomb County Eric Smith on Monday afternoon released documents related to a police investigation of his office after a judge ordered him to do so.

Figure tied to Macomb County prosecutor scandal busted for drunk driving

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Figure tied to Macomb County prosecutor scandal busted for drunk driving

  • By Mitch Hotts mhotts@medianewsgroup.com
  • Jun 11, 2019

The owner of a security firm that is connected to the ongoing controversy over Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith is due in court later this …

Prosecutor accused of making false representations about forfeiture fund

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Prosecutor accused of making false representations about forfeiture fund

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Jun 12, 2019

A Republican activist is asking a judge to hold Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith and an assistant in contempt of court, claiming they misre…

Activist sues Michigan State Police for Macomb prosecutor raid documents

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Activist sues Michigan State Police for Macomb prosecutor raid documents

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Jun 30, 2019

A transparency advocate has sued two state agencies seeking details from two known search warrants and two newly revealed actions as part of t…

Man tied to Macomb County prosecutor pleads to three charges in traffic stop

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Man tied to Macomb County prosecutor pleads to three charges in traffic stop

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Jul 2, 2019

The owner of a security company connected to an investigation of Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith pleaded no contest to three misdemeanors …

Hackel accuses Macomb County board chairman of trying to overstep his duties

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Hackel accuses Macomb County board chairman of trying to overstep his duties

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Jul 6, 2019

Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel said he no longer has a relationship with board Chairman Bob Smith, accusing him of trying to usurp the ex…

Probation for security firm owner tied to Eric Smith

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Probation for security firm owner tied to Eric Smith

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Jul 18, 2019

The owner of a security company tied to an investigation of Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith received one-year reporting probation for drun…

Smith Legal Defense Fund gets $30,000 from Political Action Committee

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Smith Legal Defense Fund gets $30,000 from Political Action Committee

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Sep 29, 2019

Some of the proceeds from Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith’s annual birthday-bash fundraiser next week could be used to defend him against …

Eric Smith's top chief assistant retiring but will return as part-timer

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Eric Smith‘s top chief assistant retiring but will return as part-timer

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Dec 18, 2019

Macomb County’s chief assistant prosecuting attorney is retiring but will return to the office as a part-time independent contractor in anothe…

De La Salle parents: School issues 'go beyond football'

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De La Salle parents: School issues ‘go beyond football’

  • By George Pohly gpohly@medianewsgroup.com @GPohly on Twitter
  • Dec 18, 2019

Saying the issues that have plagued De La Salle Collegiate High School this year “go beyond football,” a group of parents called for the head …

2019: Prosecutor investigation tops Macomb news

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2019: Prosecutor investigation tops Macomb news

  • By Macomb Daily Staff
  • Dec 30, 2019

Macomb County is known for its political intrigue. The county whose voters became known as “Reagan Democrats” in the 1980s and delivered Michi…

MACOMB DAILY NEWS – 2020

Charges likely against Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith

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Charges likely against Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith

  • By Macomb Daily Staff
  • Mar 23, 2020

Suspected of expending thousands of dollars from a forfeiture fund, Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith is expected to be criminally charged Tuesday.

Eric Smith denies wrongdoing, alleges politically motivated state investigation

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Eric Smith denies wrongdoing, alleges politically motivated state investigation

  • By Norb Franz and Jameson Cook Macomb Daily Staff Writers
  • Mar 24, 2020

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith countered criminal allegations of illicit spending of public funds by accusing state officials of a politi…

Macomb County Board could vote to remove embattled prosecutor

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Macomb County Board could vote to remove embattled prosecutor

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Mar 25, 2020

At least one Macomb County commissioner wants to initiate a process that could result in a board vote on whether to remove Prosecutor Eric Smi…

Macomb board panel chair agrees to meeting over Prosecutor Smith

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Macomb board panel chair agrees to meeting over Prosecutor Smith

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Mar 27, 2020

The day before he is set to be formally charged, a Macomb County Board of Commissioners committee chair has agreed to hold a meeting to discus…

Letters to the Editor 3-28-20: Eric Smith charges

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Letters to the Editor 3-28-20: Eric Smith charges

  • Mar 27, 2020

Smith needs to step down

Eric Smith resigns as Macomb County prosecutor

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Eric Smith resigns as Macomb County prosecutor

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Mar 30, 2020

Eric Smith has resigned as Macomb County prosecutor.

Full text of Eric Smith resignation letter

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Full text of Eric Smith resignation letter

  • Mar 30, 2020

On Monday, three days after he was charged with 10 felonies, Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith resigned the post he has held since 2004. The…

Eric Smith stays positive, overlooks issues in farewell letter to staff

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Eric Smith stays positive, overlooks issues in farewell letter to staff

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 1, 2020

Former Macomb County prosecutor Eric Smith maintained a positive approach in his final-day farewell message to his staff but glossed over some…

Peter Lucido is first to file for Macomb County Prosecutor

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Peter Lucido is first to file for Macomb County Prosecutor

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com @jamesoncook on Twitter
  • Apr 1, 2020

State Sen. Peter Lucido is the first official candidate for Macomb County prosecutor.

Derek Miller's attorney says client 'has done nothing wrong'

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Derek Miller’s attorney says client ‘has done nothing wrong’

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 2, 2020

The lawyer for a top official in the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office charged with two felonies says his client is innocent of any wrongdoing.

Eric Smith could be compiling cash to fight criminal charges

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Eric Smith could be compiling cash to fight criminal charges

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 5, 2020

Former Macomb County prosecutor Eric Smith has created a modest yet possibly growing war chest for a potential expensive legal fight against c…

Jodi Switalski files for Macomb County prosecutor post

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Jodi Switalski files for Macomb County prosecutor post

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 6, 2020

A former assistant Macomb County prosecutor and Oakland County judge has filed to run for the open county prosecutor position.

Eric Smith case shows Michigan needs forfeiture reform

OPINION

Eric Smith case shows Michigan needs forfeiture reform

  • By Kathy Sanchez and Daryl James Guest Opinion
  • Apr 7, 2020

Public trust might be running low in Michigan following criminal charges against Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith, who resigned March 30 am…

Mary Chrzanowski, criminal defense lawyer running for Macomb County prosecutor

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Mary Chrzanowski, criminal defense lawyer running for Macomb County prosecutor

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 7, 2020

Retired Macomb County judge Mary Chrzanowski and a veteran criminal defense attorney are the latest candidates to file for the vacant county p…

Hackel: Macomb County board's FOIA ordinance 'invalid' and 'unenforceable'

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Hackel: Macomb County board’s FOIA ordinance ‘invalid’ and ‘unenforceable’

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 8, 2020

Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel says a Freedom of Information Act ordinance passed by the county board last month is “invalid and unenforc…

Macomb County judges to meet in May to appoint interim prosecutor

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Macomb County judges to meet in May to appoint interim prosecutor

  • Apr 9, 2020

The Macomb County Circuit Court bench on May 20 will name an interim county prosecutor to serve until after a new prosecutor is elected in November.

Top official in Macomb County prosecutor's office fired

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Top official in Macomb County prosecutor‘s office fired

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 14, 2020

A former longtime assistant Macomb County prosecutor and ally of Eric Smith has been fired.

Warren Treasurer Barnwell, fellow Democrat hope to unseat Rocca

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Warren Treasurer Barnwell, fellow Democrat hope to unseat Rocca

  • By Norb Franz nfranz@medianewsgroup.com; @NorbFranz on Twitter
  • Apr 14, 2020

With political eyes on the field of candidates hoping to become Macomb County’s next prosecutor in the wake of criminal charges filed against …

MSP revisits Macomb Prosecutor's Office to inspect equipment, electronics

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MSP revisits Macomb Prosecutor‘s Office to inspect equipment, electronics

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 15, 2020

Michigan State Police visited the Macomb County Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday to look at computer and related electronic equipment as part of…

Macomb County government money managers optimistic in investments despite stock-market drop

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Macomb County government money managers optimistic in investments despite stock-market drop

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 17, 2020

Investors of Macomb County governmental funds are cautiously optimistic investments will remain stable despite the recent volatility of the st…

Two more candidates finalize Macomb County prosecutor primary field

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Two more candidates finalize Macomb County prosecutor primary field

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 27, 2020
Father charged in death of infant son; Warren police officers quarantined

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  • By Norb Franz nfranz@medianewsgroup.com; @NorbFranz on Twitter
  • Apr 27, 2020
Derek Miller to be arraigned for alleged role in Eric Smith case

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Derek Miller to be arraigned for alleged role in Eric Smith case

  • By Jameson Cook jcook@medianewsgroup.com; @JamesonCook on Twitter
  • Apr 30, 2020

https://www.macombdaily.com/search/?q=prosecutor+eric+smith+forfeiture&d1=2018-01-01&d2=2020-05-11&s=start_time&sd=asc&l=100&nsa=eedition

Just think what would be going on if he won

Eric Smith turns down request to run for Attorney General

Eric Smith turns down request to run for Attorney General

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith has declined a request by Democratic Party and union leaders to run for state Attorney General.

Smith, 51, the prosecutor since 2005, said he was asked to run last fall but informed state party officials last week that the time is not right for him to run. He enjoys his current job and doesn’t wont to inject disruptions of a statewide campaign and possible move to Lansing into the lives of his wife and three children.

‘I was approached by Democratic leaders and elected officials and a broad range of Democratic Party allies,’ Smith said. ‘I appreciated their interested and the discussions about this important law-enforcement position in our state. But … I decided this was not the right time for my office and my family.’

He said his office is running at peak efficiency and he isn’t ready to relinquish the reins.

He is very involved with his two daughters, Ella and Violet, 12 and 9, respectively, and son, Robert, 7, and their sports and other activities.

‘I’m coaching four teams right now,’ Smith said.

He said one of his assistants, Derek Miller, a former Democratic state representative and county treasurer, counseled and assisted him in the discussions with union, party and elected officials.

The post will be open with current Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette running for governor to succeed Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican.

‘I think Macomb County would be represented well in Lansing for a change,’ he said.

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