What former Detroit council president Charles Pugh hopes to achieve on parole

James David Dickson
The Detroit News

Detroit — Former Detroit City Council President Charles Andre Pugh was released from prison on parole Wednesday morning after a five-year stay for a rape conviction.

Pugh, who pleaded guilty to two counts of criminal sexual conduct with a victim between 13 and 15 years old, is returning to Detroit and plans to work at a restaurant after his release in the hopes of someday owning a Subway franchise, according to Michigan Department of Corrections parole documents obtained through a public records request.

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