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Gabe Leland gets 2.5 years of probation on misconduct in office charge

Detroit — Former Detroit City Council member Gabe Leland was sentenced to two and a half years of probation Monday after pleading guilty to a state misconduct in office charge. Wayne County Circuit Judge Gregory Bill handed down the sentence after Leland admitted he "crossed a line" after pleading guilty...
Detroit, MIDetroit Free Press

Former Detroit councilman Gabe Leland gets 2½ years probation

Former Detroit Councilman Gabe Leland was sentenced to 2½ years probation for state misconduct in office. Wayne County Circuit Judge Gregory Bill handed down the sentence Monday, saying it wasn't a "slap on the hand," but a punishment with consequences, should Leland breach his probation. "I warned him if he’s...
Detroit, MIWJR

Detroit City Councilman Gabe Leland Pleads Guilty to Felony Misconduct

DETROIT, May 5, 2021 ~ Monday, Detroit City Councilman Gabe Leland pleaded guilty to felony misconduct in office and resigned his city council seat. “Unfortunately, I crossed a line,” Leland said. “This sad day marks the end of 41 years in which a member of the Leland family has represented the good people of northwest Detroit.”
Detroit, MIdeadlinedetroit.com

Detroit Councilman Gabe Leland Pleads Guilty and Resigns

Detroit Councilman Gabe Leland pleaded guilty Monday morning in Wayne County Circuit Court to misconduct in office, as expected. His attorney Steve Fishman said he has resigned from the council, The Detroit News reports. State law prohibits convicted felons from holding state or local office. "I accepted a campaign contribution...
Detroit, MImichiganchronicle.com

Gabe Leland Resigns from City Council After Guilty Plea to Misconduct

Leland, 38, entered the guilty plea before 3rd Circuit Judge Gregory Bill during a virtual court hearing, the article added. Leland, who served the District 7 council seat, according to the article, admitted to taking $7,500, plus free car repairs in 2017 to hold up a land vote for auto shop owner Robert Carmack, per the article.
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Detroit City Council member Gabe Leland pleads guilty to misconduct, resigns

Detroit City Council member Gabe Leland is pleading guilty to misconduct in office. He’s resigned from this seat as part of a plea agreement. Federal and state officials charged the former councilman with various counts of felony corruption. They allege the District 7 councilman accepted $7,500 dollars in cash for...