Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged James Joseph Dennis, 63, (DOB: 07/07/1956), of Harper Woods, in connection with the possession of child sexually abusive material. Defendant Dennis is the Chief Financial Officer for the Harper Woods School District.

An investigation by the Harper Woods police culminated in finding alleged child sexually abusive material on several of the defendant's electronic devices located in his home in Harper Woods.

Dennis has been charged with four counts of Possession of Child Sexually Abusive Material and four counts of Using a Computer to Commit a Crime.* He was arraigned this morning in 32A District Court in Harper Woods, Michigan. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for May 27, 2020 at 1:30 p.m.; the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for June 3, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. The defendant received a $100,000 personal bond with the following conditions: no contact with minors and no internet usage except for work purposes. Please contact the Harper Woods Police Department for a photograph of the defendant.

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