- Associated Press - Sunday, March 27, 2016

DETROIT (AP) - A post-sentencing hearing is scheduled for a state senator from Detroit charged in a shooting incident involving his ex-wife.

Virgil Smith is due back in Wayne County Circuit Court Monday.

Smith was sentenced earlier this month to 10 months in jail as part of a plea to malicious destruction of property. He also received five years’ probation.

The Democrat agreed to resign as part of the deal, but Judge Lawrence Talon did not accept the resignation as a condition of the plea.

Prosecutor Kym Worthy has said she will withdraw the offer if “all the conditions are not accepted.”

Smith was accused of shooting Anistia Thomas’ Mercedes-Benz. Thomas has said she had resumed an intimate relationship with Smith but found him with a naked woman at his home last May.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide