Share “Man with immunity testifies in McCotter probe”

Man with immunity testifies in McCotter probe

Associated Press Modified: October 4, 2012 at 3:47 pm •  Published: October 4, 2012

TROY, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit-area man says he was granted immunity to help authorities in a case involving election petitions submitted by former U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter's campaign.

Doug Bauss testified Thursday in a Troy court. He says he agreed to sign petitions that listed him as the person who collected signatures. Bauss says he did it at the request of McCotter aide Mary Turnbull.

Turnbull actually collected the names, but she believed she couldn't be listed as the petition circulator because she lived outside McCotter's district. Troy Judge Dennis Drury will decide Nov. 1 whether there's probable cause to send Turnbull to trial on a conspiracy charge.

Turnbull lawyer Robert Kostin says the felony charge doesn't fit. Three other people were charged in the McCotter probe. McCotter isn't accused of wrongdoing.


  1. 1
    Proposed bill would make college textbooks free
  2. 2
    For 1st time, MIT's free online classes can lead to degree
  3. 3
    Dallas County man freed after serving 25 years for murder over faulty science of bite marks
  4. 4
    Doctors pioneer pot as an opioid substitute
  5. 5
    Playboy To Stop Publishing Nudes In Print Magazine
+ show more


× Trending news Article