Officials Charged in Flint Water Crisis

Earlier today, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced charges against three officials in connection with the water crisis.

Stephen Busch and Michael Prysby were arraigned today and released on $10,000 bond. They both have probable cause conferences on May 4.

Prysby was charged with two felony counts of misconduct in office, one felony count of tampering with evidence, one felony count of conspiracy to tamper with evidence, and two misdemeanors (one treatment violation under the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act and one monitoring violation under the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act).

Busch is facing one felony count of misconduct in office, one felony count of tampering with evidence, one felony count of conspiracy tampering with evidence, and two misdemeanors (one treatment violation under the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act and one monitoring violation under the Michigan Safe Drinking Water Act).

Two state employees and one city employee face various charges in the crisis.

Read more here: 3 Officials Charged in Flint Water Crisis – ABC News

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