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Prosecutor Kym Worthy has charged Dennis Patterson, 50 (DOB: 1/17/66), of Detroit in connection with three separate allegations of Criminal Sexual Conduct - Fourth Degree. Patterson was employed as a mail clerk with the Wayne County Treasurer's Office (WCTO) for approximately 16 years until June 20, 2016.

April 2016 Allegation in Detroit

On April 20, 2016, at 9:00 a.m., Patterson was working in the Treasurer's Office, located in 400 Monroe Street in Detroit, when it is alleged that he touched a 44-year-old female WCTO employee in an inappropriate way while she was walking down a hallway. The incident was reported to the woman's supervisor. He has been charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct Fourth Degree, a two year misdemeanor. Patterson was arraigned this morning in 36th District Court. The probable cause conference is scheduled for August 11, 2016; the preliminary examination is scheduled for August 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Kenneth King.

September 2015 Allegation in Detroit

In September 2015, Patterson was working in the Treasurer's, located in 400 Monroe Street in Detroit, when it is alleged that he touched of a 49-year-old female WCTO employee in an inappropriate way while she was working in the office. The incident was reported to the woman's supervisor. He has been charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct Fourth Degree, a two year misdemeanor. Patterson was arraigned this morning in 36th District Court. The probable cause conference is scheduled for August 11, 2016; the preliminary examination is scheduled for August 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Kenneth King.

June 2016 Allegation in Westland

On June 18, 2016, Patterson was at the Nankin Mills area of Hines Park for a senior citizen event with other employees of the WCTO. At noon on the same day, Patterson is alleged to have inappropriately touched a 45-year-old female WCTO employee while they were seated at a table in an information booth. The incident was reported to the woman's supervisor. He has been charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct Fourth Degree, a two year misdemeanor. He was arraigned in 18th District Court in Westland on Wednesday August 3, 2016 and received a $50,000 cash/surety bond. His probable cause hearing is on August 11, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. before Judge Sandra Cicerelli, and his preliminary examination is on August 18, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. before Judge Mark McConnell.

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