Kwame Kilpatrick Spends Weekend in Jail

Kwame Kilpatrick Spends Weekend in Jail

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick spent the weekend in jail for violating his parole. He left the Michigan Corrections Department facility in Detroit Monday morning as he was locked up since Friday afternoon.

Kilpatrick was convicted in 2008 of obstruction of justice in a scandal that involved text messages and an affair with a top aide. He’s been on trial for corruption charges since September.

The Michigan Corrections Department says Kilpatrick violated parole for failing to disclose all his financial transactions last fall. He still owes Detroit $855,000 in restitution and must report details about his income and expenses.

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