Eric Smith

Facing felonies, Macomb County prosecutor resigns

BY: - April 1, 2020

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith, who was charged last week with 10 felonies by Attorney General Dana Nessel for alleged embezzlement and misconduct in office, announced his resignation Monday. “It is with heavy heart that today I am announcing my immediate resignation from the Office of the Macomb County Prosecutor,” Smith wrote in a statement. […]

A Senate probe found Lucido sexually harassed women. Now he’s running for Macomb County prosecutor.

BY: - March 25, 2020

State Sen. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Twp.) says he will run for Macomb County prosecutor this fall. This announcement follows a state Senate sexual harassment investigation this month that resulted in Lucido losing his position chairing the Senate Advice and Consent Committee, which oversees key gubernatorial appointments. Lucido serves on Michigan’s Elder Abuse Task Force, the […]

Nessel charges Democratic Macomb Co. Prosecutor Eric Smith with embezzlement

BY: - March 24, 2020

Macomb County Prosecutor Eric Smith, former County Treasurer and state Rep. Derek Miller (D-Warren) and two others have been charged with a number of felony crimes including embezzlement, misconduct in office and conducting a criminal enterprise. Investigators estimate the total amount of money embezzled related to these crimes since 2012 is around $600,000.  Democratic Attorney […]