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Alex Washington

Alex Washington

Born and raised on Detroit's Westside, Alex Washington is about as Detroit as they come. She is the Metro Times' Digital Content Editor. Her writing has been published in Real Detroit Weekly, The Detroit Free Press, Model D, BLAC magazine and Detour Detroit.

Rep. Jewell Jones pleads guilty to multiple charges

By: - February 17, 2022

State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) has pleaded guilty on several charges stemming from his 2021 arrest. According to the Detroit News, the lawmaker pleaded guilty to four misdemeanors: possession of a firearm while under the influence, operating while intoxicated, escape of lawful custody, and reckless driving. He also pleaded guilty to two felony counts of […]

Rep. Jewell Jones jailed after violating bond a third time

By: - September 15, 2021

When state Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) violated his bond for a second time back in July, Judge Michael Hatty warned the young state representativeĀ he would be looking at jail time if he violated any other orders. Hatty kept his word. On Tuesday afternoon, Jones was jailed after violating his bond for a third time. According […]

Rep. Jewell Jones offers to write vaccination exemption letters as Delta variant surges in Michigan

By: - August 31, 2021

State Rep. Jewell Jones (D-Inkster) took to his social media over the weekend to offer to write letters of support for anyone seeking vaccination exemptions. On Aug. 28, Jones shared to his followers that he was willing to write letters to support those filling out vaccination exemption forms for work or school. The offer comes […]