Inkster Wants Answers From Judge

Published On: Dec 15 2011 04:41:45 PM EST
Updated On: Nov 16 2010 07:16:28 AM EST
INKSTER, Mich. -

Inkster Mayor Hillard Hampton has attorney David Jones representing the city in a case against Judge Sylvia James.

Jones said the 22nd District Court's finances are clouded in mystery because James will not share them with the city. He said James is withholding monies.

Watch:

"I have no explanation for why it has not happened in a timely fashion," said Jones.

He has requested to see the books more than once.

However, James' attorney Sharon McPhail called the claims "baloney."

McPhail said her client is deducting the court expenses out of the money and then forwarding the rest on to the state, the county and the city -- as she is required to do.

McPhail said this is political backlash for past run-ins with Mayor Hampton.

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of Click On Detroit, WDIV, or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus