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• Schuette, Getting Charge Tennessee Man in Kalamazoo Rape Cold Case

Attorney General Bill Schuette and Kalamazoo Prosecutor Jeff Getting announced multiple felony charges against Calvin Ray Kelly, 57, a Tennessee man who allegedly repeatedly raped a Kalamazoo woman at knifepoint on April 8, 2008. Schuette's Attorney General Cold Case Sexual Assault Project team has linked Kelly to the incident. Schuette has requested that Kelly be sentenced as a Habitual Offender under the Violent Offender Fourth Offense (VO-4) habitual offender law.

"Solving cold cases requires a combination of dedication, resources, and cooperation across jurisdictions," said Schuette.  "Our aggressive, victim-centered, offender-focused approach has brought us one step closer to securing justice for survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones." 

 

 

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Schuette Praises House Committee for Unanimous Passage of Legislation to Protect Patients

September 30, 2014

LANSING, Mich. - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today praised the Michigan House Health Policy Committee for unanimously passing legislation designed to protect patients from medical professionals who intentionally harm patients for financial gain.


Schuette Announces AG Investigation in Alleged Aramark Employee Murder-for-Hire in Chippewa County

September 30, 2014

LANSING, Mich. - Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced the Attorney General's Criminal Division will investigate an allegation of a possible murder-for-hire involving an Aramark employee.

            "This is a serious allegation. Our team is reviewing the evidence and materials in this case and conducting an independent and thorough investigation," said Schuette.


Schuette Secures $1.6 Million for Michigan in Historic Settlement with European-Based Drug Company for Unlawful ADHD Drug Marketing

September 25, 2014

LANSING, Mich. - A.G. Unit Negotiated Significant Medicaid Recovery Settlement with Shire Pharmaceuticals for its Off-Label Promotion of Adderall XR, Vyvanse, Daytrana, Lialda, and Pentasa Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced that Michigan will receive more than $1.6 million from a global settlement to resolve civil allegations that Pennsylvania drug manufacturer Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC, a unit of Ireland-based Shire Pharmaceuticals PLC, unlawfully marketed three Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) drugs and two drugs intended to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis.


A.G. Schuette Joins Law Enforcement, Education Leaders to Announce Statewide Student Safety Initiative, OK2SAY

September 24, 2014

DETROIT, Mich. Attorney General Bill Schuette today joined officials at University Prep High School to announce OK2SAY, a new hotline and student safety initiative available to Michigan students starting with the 2014-2015 academic year.  Also present for the announcement were: Detroit Chief of Police James Craig; Mark Ornstein, CEO of University Prep Schools; Lieutenant Mike Shaw, Michigan State Police; Sandra York, Executive Director of Michigan PTA and Keenan West, recording artist and anti-bullying advocate who wrote an OK2SAY theme song.


AG Schuette Commends Senate Passage of Bills Strengthening Sexual Assault Victims' Rights

September 23, 2014

LANSING, Mich. - Attorney General Bill Schuette today praised the Michigan Senate for approving vital crime victim rights' legislation that strengthens the rights of sexual assault survivors.  The bipartisan package of Senate Bills 998, 1004, and 1021, sponsored by Senators Rick Jones and Bert Johnson, was passed unanimously by the Senate, and now heads to the House of Representatives for consideration.



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