Skip to comments.More trouble for Charles Pugh? Racy text messages emerge
Posted on 12/16/2013 4:32:24 PM PST by cripplecreek
Charles Pugh has dismissed allegations before that he was having an inappropriate relationship, but the allegations carry more weight than many would care to believe.
According to the case report from Madison Heights Police Department Pugh exchanged several sexually-charged text messages with the student he mentored, offering cash and video games in exchange for nude videos. And the student eventually obliged.
Often times the payout hinged on how much Pugh liked the videos, and the student claims Pugh paid him 160 dollars for one of them.
According to investigators Pugh told the teen to delete the text messages, fearing they could land him in hot water.
Despite the evidence that suggests Pugh was preying on the young man, the former City Council President avoided charges.
The prosecutors office's decision on whether or not the charge Pugh boiled down to what happened here: He had just taken the young man shopping at the K&G Suit Warehouse in Madison Heights and, when they got into a car, that's where and when Pugh crossed the line.
"In the car he stated that he placed his hand on his thigh and that he immediately rebuffed the advance and, after it was rebuffed, there was no further action," Paul Walton from the Oakland County Prosecutor's Office.
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If there’s one, there’s more.
If they couldn’t groom new ones — they would die out.
It disgusts me that this sort of thing involved a school that was named after Frederick Douglas.
Detroit, the ‘Rat hole that just keeps giving and giving.
I miss the innocent days of Kwame.
Anyone stupid enough to think that deleting texts makes them disappear is too stupid to be in charge of anything, even in Detroit.
Text messages were part of Kwame Kilpatrick’s, two police chiefs, and at least one judge’s downfall in Detroit as well.
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