Embattled Owosso councilman resigns
Posted: Tuesday, April 21, 2009 12:00 am
Owosso Mayor Mike Bruff reads a letter of resignation from Councilman Jason Simmons. Simmons, who was absent from the meeting, resigned from the council position following two incidents involving the police earlier this year.
Councilman Jason Simmons resigns post
Posted: Monday, April 20, 2009 12:00 am
By The Argus-Press
OWOSSO - Owosso Councilman Jason Simmons has resigned his position with the Council.
Simmons provided the Council with a letter of resignation Monday, which the Council accepted at its meeting.
Police respond to incident with councilman
Tuesday, April 14, 2009 12:00 am
By MICHAEL PETERSON Argus-Press Staff Writer
OWOSSO - An Owosso council member allegedly threatened to harm himself and others during a recent incident at Memorial Healthcare, but police say they will not seek charges because he lacked the "ability" to carry out the threats.
Council member Jason Simmons, a technician at Memorial, allegedly made threatening statements April 8 in front of a fellow employee.
Owosso councilman pleads guilty to domestic violence charge
Posted: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 12:00 am
OWOSSO - City Council member Jason Simmons pleaded guilty to charges of domestic violence in 66th District Court Monday.
Simmons, 31, was set for a pre-trial hearing in front of Judge Ward L. Clarkson after pleading not guilty Feb. 10. However, Simmons changed his plea to guilty Monday.
Owosso councilman arraigned for domestic assault
Posted: Friday, February 13, 2009 12:00 am
OWOSSO - An Owosso City Council member was arraigned in 66th District Court on charges of domestic assault Tuesday.
Councilman Jason Simmons, 31, was arraigned in front of Judge Ward L. Clarkson. He pleaded not guilty and was released on $500 bond. A pre-trial hearing is set for Feb. 23 in front of Judge Clarkson.