HOWELL (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker who was jailed for violating his bond conditions in a drunken driving case must complete a mental health exam, a judge ordered Friday.

Livingston County Judge Michael Hatty ordered the exam for state Rep. Jewell Jones, a Detroit-area Democrat, the Livingston Daily Press & Argus reported. Jones must remain held until at least his next court appearance on Oct. 15, Hatty ruled.

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He needs to be removed immediately. It would be dangerous to allow someone with these issues to be deciding on matters of import. Outward behavior reveals a deeper conflict from within. This person shows he is unfit for this weighty position that would have an effect on those to who he is responsible.


I guess this is the fault of society as well..all the advantages of his political position and still a loser

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