Monday, January 29, 1996

Former Officer Richard Kelly, Detroit PD

January 29, 1996: Former Officer Richard Kelley, Detroit Police Department
20-HOUR STANDOFF ENDS WITH ARREST OF EX-COP
January 30, 1996 •• 835 words •• ID: 9601040322. Detroit Free PressA retired policeman who fired at one officer and held scores of others at bay Monday for almost a full day had avoided prosecution for similar incidents because he knew the system, a Detroit police official said. But this time -- the third major incident involving Richard Kelley, domestic violence and a standoff with police that paralyzed his neighborhood -- the 43-year-old decorated officer and 23-year veteran of the force will face felony charges, said Executive Deputy Chief Benny

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EX-COP HELD AFTER 20-HOUR STANDOFF
January 30, 1996 •• 768 words •• ID: 9601040182. Detroit Free PressA retired policeman who fired at one officer and held scores of others at bay Monday for 20 hours had avoided prosecution for similar incidents because he knew the system, a Detroit police official said. But this time -- the third major incident involving Richard Kelley, domestic violence and a standoff with police that paralyzed his neighborhood -- the 43-year-old decorated officer and 23-year veteran of the force can expect to face felony charges, said Executive Deputy Chief Benny

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FORMER UNDERCOVER COP COULD GET LIFE SENTENCE ON BEATING CHARGES
January 31, 1996 •• 416 words •• ID: 9601040201. Detroit Free PressOnce named Detroit's cop of the year, Richard Kelley now faces a possible life sentence. The 43-year-old former undercover detective stood silent Tuesday before 36th District Court Magistrate Deborah Ross Adams as she read off the charges: assault to commit great bodily harm less than murder, one felony firearms charge and three counts of assault with intent to murder. He is being held on $50,000 cash bond. Police said Kelley fired shots at three officers late Sunday and

[MI POLICE OFFICER INVOLVED PERPETRATED DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LAW ENFORCEMENT MURDER SUICIDE]

Monday, January 1, 1996

Commissioner Al Holiday - Saginaw







In 1996, Al Holiday was charged with disturbing the peace at the KFC. Holiday got into a confrontation with another man over a parking spot.




ALSO SEE:

Janaury 1985: Commissioner Al Holiday's confrontation with the police and a teenager.

http://michiganoidv.blogspot.com/1985/01/al-holiday-saginaw-housing-commissioner.html



September 01, 1990: Saginaw Housing Commissioner Al Holiday arrested for domestic violence.
http://michiganoidv.blogspot.com/1990/09/al-holiday-saginaw-housing-commissioner.html



December 21, 1990: Commissioner Al Holiday arrested after shots were fired by his ex-wife's house.
http://michiganoidv.blogspot.com/1990/12/al-holiday-saginaw-housing-commissioner.html



1990: Commissioner Al Holiday charged with malicious destruction of property.
http://michiganoidv.blogspot.com/1990/12/al-holiday-saginaw-housing-commissioner_21.html



August 23, 2004: Commissioner Al Holiday arrested on suspicion of assault with intent to commit murder.

http://michiganoidv.blogspot.com/2004/08/al-holiday-saginaw-housing-commission.html



October 24, 2011: Commissioner Al Holiday ousted after his role in misspending $2.8 million in federal HUD funds, does not face criminal charges.
http://michiganoidv.blogspot.com/2011/10/al-holiday-saginaw-county-commissioner.html









Ex-county leader Al Holiday jailed

Wednesday, August 25, 2004
DARRYL Q. TUCKER
THE SAGINAW NEWS
http://www.mlive.com/news/sanews/index.ssf?/base/news-12/1093443715283640.xml

A former Saginaw County Board of Commissioners chairman who wants aseat on the proposed Saginaw City Charter Commission may have to put his bid on hold.

Police arrested Al Holiday, 50, at his home Monday and booked him inthe County Jail on suspicion of assault with intent to commit murder against his 40-year-old wife.

Police said she told them she was sitting in the bedroom of their homeon Carter when Holiday walked in and started arguing about money andthreatened to kill her.

Holiday left the room and returned a short time later and poured onher what she thought was water, she told police.When she realized it was gasoline, she fled the room as Holiday chased her with a lighter in his hand, police reported she said.

The woman ran to a neighbor's home and called police, they said.

Detectives today still were trying to gather additional information to take to the prosecutor's office to possibly bring charges, policesaid. Holiday remained in jail this morning.

Holiday, a former United Auto Workers employee assistance coordinatorat Delphi Saginaw Steering Systems, served on the Board of Commissioners from 1980 to 1994, including a two-year stint aschairman in 1989 and 1990.

Holiday, who is now vice president of the Saginaw Housing Commission, has taken out nominating petitions to appear on the Nov. 2 ballot forthe proposed Saginaw City Charter Commission.

Holiday has had previous brushes with the law. In January 1985, Holiday tangled with police over a confrontation witha 17-year-old man in a pool hall on East Holland. Holiday said he followed the teen there after the youth struck him in the face with asnowball earlier in the evening. Police made no arrests and prosecutors filed no charges.

Police also arrested Holiday on Sept. 1, 1990, after his wife filed a domestic violence complaint, but prosecutors did not charge him.

Dec. 21, 1990, Saginaw police arrested Holiday after receiving reportsof a shooting in the vicinity of his now-former wife's home onSheridan. A District Court jury found Holiday not guilty of maliciousdestruction of property but guilty of leaving the scene of an autocrash in which his 1988 Chevrolet van collided with another car in the driveway of his wife's home.

In 1996, he paid a $300 fine for disturbing the peace at the KFC restaurant at Hess and Dixie in Buena Vista Township. Witnesses said a dispute over parking between Holiday and another man led to the confrontation.

Holiday unsuccessfully challenged then-state Rep. Michael J. Hanleyfor the 95th House District in the 1996 Democratic primary.

In 1998, Holiday suffered a stroke in Washington, D.C., while attending the National Association of Counties' legislativeconference. He was representing the Region VII Area Agency on Aging when he became ill.