Detective: Bolger and Schmidt may have conspired to commit perjury

11:10 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Detective: Bolger and Schmidt may have conspired to commit perjury

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Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger (R-Monroe) and Rep. Roy Schmidt (R-Grand Rapids) have both apologized for their role in setting up a "patsy" Democratic candidate to run against Schmidt. But there are calls for more than just an apology.
LANSING -- A Michigan State Police detective said he believed House Speaker Jase Bolger and state Rep. Roy Schmidt may have conspired to commit perjury when they recruited a fake Democratic candidate to run for a Grand Rapids House seat, records obtained by the Free Press show. Detective Sgt.