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Accused Eminem home invader charged with assaulting Macomb jail officer



a man standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: Matthew David Hughes appears by video from jail during a Macomb County Circuit Court proceeding on Sept. 30, 2020.


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Matthew David Hughes appears by video from jail during a Macomb County Circuit Court proceeding on Sept. 30, 2020.

The man accused of breaking into Eminem’s home faces new charges of assaulting a Macomb County Jail employee.

Matthew David Hughes, 27, punched a corrections deputy in the face Sept. 11, the Macomb County Sheriff’s office said. The officer, who was retrieving a food tray from Hughes’ cell, did not need medical attention.

The alleged incident came two days after Hughes was bound over for trial in the Eminem case.

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Hughes has been charged with assault of a prison employee. On Wednesday, he waived his right to a preliminary examination and will be arraigned Oct. 21 in Macomb County District Court. He will also be arraigned then on the home

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City presents jail renovation plan to council committee as an alternative to new mental health facility

At a meeting of the New Orleans City Council’s Criminal Justice Committee last week, city officials presented the most detailed look yet at plans to retrofit a single floor of the New Orleans jail in order to create a suitable space to house detainees with acute and subacute mental illness — and to avoid the construction of a controversial new 89-bed jail facility known as Phase III.

The meeting on Thursday also signaled a shift in thinking by members of the City Council — in particular City Council President and District Attorney candidate Jason Williams — who in 2017 voted to move forward with the Phase III building and declined to advance the possibility of a retrofit option. Williams, at the time, called the Phase III facility a “moral obligation.”

The only member of the City Council to vote against moving forward with Phase III in 2017 was LaToya Cantrell,

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