ClickOnDetroit NIGHTSIDE report -- Monday, July 20, 2020
DETROIT White Boy Rick Wershe, imprisoned for selling drugs as a teenager more than 30 years ago, was released Monday. Like a number of colleges in the state, Michigan State University is preparing to welcome students back to campus in the fall -- but new procedures will be in place to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). We visited the campus in East Lansing to take a closer look at the changes. Researchers have provided a promising update in the global effort to develop a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. In response to President Donald Trumps threat to send federal law enforcement into cities across the nation, including Detroit, Michigan Gov.
White Boy Rick Wershe released from prison after 32 years
DETROIT White Boy Rick Wershe, imprisoned for selling drugs as a teenager more than 30 years ago, was released Monday. VIDEO: Richard Wershe Jr. leaves Florida prisonAttorney Ralph Musilli has fought for Wershes freedom for years. When officials didnt need him anymore, he sold drugs and became known as White Boy Rick.FULL COVERAGE: The story of White Boy RickHe got caught dealing drugs and was sentenced to life in prison, but after 30 years, he was released. Wershe spent additional time in a Florida prison for committing felonies behind bars. Former FBI agent John Anthony told Local 4 that Wershe helped expose police corruption and got a raw deal.
White Boy Rick Wershe Jr. to return to Metro Detroit after release
DETROIT According his attorney, Richard White Boy Rick Wershe Jr. will be returning to Metro Detroit -- the place where Wershe said he got caught up, set up and taken down. I am not White Boy Rick, Wershe said. He has a good support group here and he is finally ready get back into the real world.Musilli made it clear that Wershe is returning to Metro Detroit, but not to Detroit. Read more: How White Boy Rick became an informant, drug dealer in DetroitJohn Anthony was with the FBI at the time. He did a great service of ferreting out corruption in the Detroit Police Department.Related: The story of White Boy Rick enters new chapter -- hes out of prison MondayMusilli described how he expects Mondays release to go.