MACOMB COUNTY, Mich. – A Mount Clemens man is facing charges after police said he left a threatening voicemail for a circuit court judge, officials said.
Robert Scruggs, 44, was arraigned via Zoom on Wednesday. He has been charged with one count of misdemeanor malicious use of a telecommunications device.
Scruggs is accused of calling Judge Richard Caretti in August and leaving a two-minute voicemail that included death threats.
Scruggs was given a $10,000 personal bond, referred to community mental health for an assessment and placed on house arrested and ordered to wear a tether.
If convicted, he could face up to six months in jail. He is expected in court again on Dec. 20 at 8:30 a.m.