Art Blackwell III

Politics & Government
4:59 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

Former Highland Park emergency financial manager headed for 2013 trial

After years of legal wrangling, Highland Park’s former emergency financial manager will go on trial for alleged embezzlement next year.

A Michigan Supreme Court ruling this week reinstated charges against Arthur Blackwell III.

Blackwell was emergency financial manager from 2005-2008. He’s accused of writing himself $264,000 in checks from city funds.

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