News from earlier this month:
A former Grosse Pointe Woods public safety sergeant pleaded no contest to a hindering charge in a domestic assault case involving his girlfriend, but the misdemeanor will be dismissed and removed from his record in a year if he complies with the terms of the court... [James DaDeppo] was sentenced today in 37th District Court in Warren, where another charge of domestic assault was dismissed...
[MI] Officer DaDeppo - domestic violence and resisting arrest - ...Police said he wouldn’t put his hands behind his back, kept pulling away and tried to walk away. They had to take him to the ground to arrest him...
GROSSE POINTE WOODS COP PLEADS GUILTY TO MISDEMEANOR
The Detroit News
Wednesday, August 5, 2009
[Excerpt] A Grosse Pointe Woods police officer pleaded guilty and was sentenced today to a misdemeanor charge for resisting arrest following a domestic dispute in May. James Dadeppo of St. Clair Shores pleaded guilty in 37th District Court to one count of hindering and was sentenced to community service and one year of probation. He was also ordered to pay $600 in fines and costs. In exchange for the plea, one misdemeanor charge of domestic assault was dismissed... [Full article here]
EX-COP ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING GIRLFRIEND GETS PROBATION
By Christina Hall
Aug. 5, 2009
A former Grosse Pointe Woods public safety sergeant pleaded no contest to a hindering charge in a domestic assault case involving his girlfriend, but the misdemeanor will be dismissed and removed from his record in a year if he complies with the terms of the court, authorities said. James DaDeppo, 53, of St. Clair Shores was sentenced today in 37th District Court in Warren, where another charge of domestic assault was dismissed. He was sentenced to probation and ordered to attend anger management classes, to perform 20 hours of community service and to pay about $600 in fines and costs, authorities said. DaDeppo was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the May 1 incident at his girlfriend’s home in Warren. He retired less than three weeks later... Police confronted DaDeppo in the driveway and took his handgun. He briefly struggled with officers when they tried to handcuff him... [Full article here]
Since the last post:
ACCUSED WOODS SERGEANT RETIRES
June 11, 2009
[Excerpt] Sgt. James DaDeppo has retired from the Grosse Pointe Woods Public Safety Department, effective May 16. He served the department for 32 years, and was on paid administrative leave following his arrest May 1 in Warren on domestic assault and resisting arrest charges. DaDeppo, 53, of St. Clair Shores, has a pretrial hearing on the charges Tuesday, July 7 in 37th District Court. Both charges are misdemeanors, punishable by $500 fines and/or 93 days in jail... [Full article here]
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