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Michigan lawmaker faces weapons, sexual assault charges after arrest

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2024
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A conservative state lawmaker in Michigan is facing a sexual assault investigation after he was arrested just before 3 a.m. Thursday in Lansing. The Lansing Police Department on Friday requested felony charges of sexual assault, assault and a weapons offense against Rep. Neil Friske, a 62-year-old Republican representing parts of northern Michigan who is seeking re-election this year. Friske did not immediately respond to a request for comment Friday. Friske had not been formally charged as of Friday afternoon. According to the office of Ingham County Prosecutor John J. Dewane...

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