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Today Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged former Harper Woods police officer Michael Lynch, 38. From February 4, 2017 through February 10, 2017, it is alleged that former Harper Woods police officer Michael Lynch stole various items from the Harper Woods Police Department property room. The specific facts and evidence in the case will be presented in court at the preliminary examination. Lynch is being charged with the following crimes: one count of Misconduct in Office, six counts of Larceny in a Building and one count of Possession of Heroin*.

Lynch was arraigned today in 32-A District Court and received a $50,000 personal bond with the following conditions: no alcohol or drugs, random drug testing twice a week and no possession firearms or other dangerous weapons. The Probable Cause Conference is September 27, 2017; the Preliminary Examination is October 10, 2017, both at 1:30 p.m. in 32-A District Court.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.