The Dangers of Lenawee County’s Economic Crimes Unit

Image of William Hogarth’s ‘A Rake’s Progress’  Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 Debtors’ prisons in the United States were outlawed at the federal level in the mid-1800s. A string a Supreme Court cases in the 20th century further outlawed practices associated with such prisons; however, it left some power in the hands of individual judges as […]

The sound of silence in Lenawee County

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 In recent years, the Thin Blue Line of police camaraderie, which is wider now than ever due to increased public scrutiny, has silenced the good officers from outing the bad ones. Videos of questionable and disturbing police behaviors have increased focus on police and how they conduct themselves while on duty. […]

Anyway County is at it again

Saturday, July 30, 2016 (Editor’s note: I wrote this several months ago when news broke when Lenawee County law enforcement officials decided it was best to begin prosecuting individuals for overdue library books.) Back in June 2014, five 16-year-old boys inadvertently closed down Tecumseh Park’s (The Pit) beach for several days after discharging blowgun darts […]