West Bloomfield Standoff that Claimed Life of Officer Patrick O’Rourke at Home of Ricky Coley

Ricky Coley in standoff with West Bloomfield police
West Bloomfield Standoff that Claimed Life of Officer Patrick O’Rourke at Home of Ricky Coley (Photo credit: LinkedIn)

The stand-off in the upper-middle class city of West Bloomfield, Mich., that claimed the life of Police Officer Patrick O’Rourke, is Ricky Coley, the head of CNC Holdings, that is currently under investigation by regulators. There’s more, his wife, Deniece Coley,  filed for divorce and he was supposed to leave the house today.

Court documents obtained by 7 Action News reveal that a judge had just granted a divorce to Coley’s wife six days ago. The judge also ordered Coley’s wife to have sole custody of the couple’s 7-year-old boy. The couple was also supposed to have a court hearing Monday morning with Friend of the Court.

According to court records, Mrs. Coley filed for divorce over the summer, accusing her husband of infidelity, emotional abuse, and of physically attacking her in June causing serious injuries. The judge ordered Ricky Coley to leave his home by today and to pay $190 a week in child support. Source:  WXYZ

The company, which Coley heads, is under investigation after the U.S. Labor Department filed a lawsuit in August accusing him of mishandling money that was supposed to cover employee insurance at a Michigan trucking company controlled by his company, Click on Detroit reports.

According to the DOL lawsuit, Ricky Coley allegedly transferred $342,000 from Translogic Auto Carriers to himself or his affiliates. The trucking company was forced into bankruptcy by creditors in 2010.  Ricky Coley previously worked as North American Manager/Director Vehicle Logistics for Ford Motor Co., and also worked UPS and General Motors.

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