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A Patch.com news report on the ongoing case of the People of the State of Michigan v Rudi Gammo and ex Police Officer Jeffrey Pindzia appeared on Patch.com on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.
A former West Bloomfield Township police officer and a Southfield man, both charged in analleged ticket-fixing scheme, will face a jury trial in November.
Jeffrey Scott Pindzia, 38, of Canton Township, was a 17-year veteran of the West Bloomfield Police Department when he resigned April 1amid charges of misconduct in office and conspiracy to commit misconduct in office. He faces a jury trial Nov. 10 on the felony charges, which are punishable by up to five years in prison and fines up to $20,000.
Co-defendant Rudi S. Gammo, 31, is charged with conspiracy for allegedly aiding and abetting the scheme between Nov. 16 and Dec. 12, 2010.
Both men pleaded not guilty before Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Leo Bowman on May 3. Pindzia’s attorney, Mitchell Ribitwer, said at the time that he would seek to have charges against Pindzia dismissed. Neither Ribitwer nor Gammo’s attorney, Neil Rockind, would comment at the men’s pretrial exam Tuesday in Oakland County Circuit Court.