- Associated Press - Monday, February 13, 2017

GREENVILLE, Mich. (AP) - A top public safety official in western Michigan has resigned while he faces a health fraud charge.

Greenville City Manager George Bosanic says Mark Reiss resigned Monday as director of public safety. WZZM-TV reports (https://on.wzzm.com/2kDwsax ) Reiss had served in the position since 2013.

Reiss and his ex-wife, Christine Reiss, both have pleaded not guilty and are awaiting trial on health care fraud charges. Reiss allegedly left his ex-wife on his insurance after they divorced in 2014. Court records say they’re accused of bilking an insurance company out of more than $100,000.

Reiss and his ex-wife pled not guilty and are awaiting trial. The charge carries a a maximum four-year sentence upon conviction.

Greenville is in Montcalm County, 35 miles northeast of Grand Rapids.


Information from: WZZM-TV, https://www.wzzm13.com

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