Lee Chatfield

AG: Northern MI home of Lee Chatfield searched

LANSING, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel confirmed Wednesday that Michigan State Police recently searched the northern Michigan home of former house speaker Lee Chatfield. Chatfield is being investigated on allegations that he sexually abused his younger brother's wife, Rebekah Chatfield, for a period of 12 years beginning...
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Michigan pot sales, Democrats call to investigate Lee Chatfield, 300 dead in Russian airstrike

FRIDAY NEWS HIT - Oakland County law enforcement have arrested one individual and are searching for another in connection with a 7-year-old's murder in Pontiac last week. The sheriff's office is searching for 17-year-old JaJuan Calvin McDonald of Pontiac, who they say was the getaway driver in the gang-related slaying of Ariah while she was on her way home from school.

Michigan House Democrats introduce Lee Chatfield investigation resolution

Republican Lee Chatfield is under police investigation over claims of sexual assault. He's also facing allegations of financial misconduct. He denies wrongdoing. The Republican House leadership says it doesn’t need to start its own investigation since it’s already assisting law enforcement. But Democratic state Representative Tyrone Carter isn’t buying that argument.

Michigan House Democrats call for investigation into Lee Chatfield

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Democratic lawmakers in the Michigan House of Representatives are calling for an investigation into Lee Chatfield. The former house speaker from northern Michigan is under criminal investigation after his sister-in-law accused him of sexually assaulting her when she was 15. Background: Former Michigan Rep. Lee Chatfield...

Michigan GOP seeks lobbying, finance reforms after Lee Chatfield scandal

LANSING — Michigan House Republicans are renewing their push for stronger ethics laws on public records requests, lobbying and campaign finance — efforts fueled by allegations of sexual assault and misuse of political funds against former House Speaker Lee Chatfield. House Republicans unveiled a slew of reform measures...
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Lee Chatfield traveled the nation as Michigan's speaker, but who paid?

Five Michigan lawmakers departed in February 2019 for a convention with business leaders from the alcohol industry in Puerto Rico, where average temperatures hang in the 80s even at that time of year. The Michigan Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association later reported spending $1,419 apiece for lodging and travel benefiting...

Attorneys tells wife of Lee Chatfield to stop blaming the victim

The attorney for Rebekah Chatfield, who alleges she was repeatedly sexually abused when she was a teenager by her brother-in-law, former state House Speaker Lee Chatfield, fired back at the ex-lawmaker’s wife for “blaming the victim.”. In a statement released Thursday, Stephanie Chatfield’s attorney acknowledged “there is no...

MSP raids home of power brokers to former House Speaker Lee Chatfield

BATH TOWNSHP, Mich. (WXYZ) — An investigation into millions of dollars in unregulated “dark money” and political consulting while on the state payroll just took a very serious turn. Michigan State Police worked with the Michigan attorney general and raided the home of two Lansing power brokers,...

Michigan State Police take evidence at home of past top aides to Lee Chatfield

State investigators carried out paper bags, a suitcase and a computer monitor Tuesday from the Lansing-area home of a couple who were former House Speaker Lee Chatfield's highest-paid legislative staffers. The search of Rob and Anné Minard's home in Bath Township came weeks after Michigan State Police detectives began investigating...