Detroit Administrative Law Judge Charged with Inappropriate Touching of Female Worker

DETROIT, MI – Judge Henry Perez, 74-years-old, has been charged in connection with inappropriate contact with a 33-year-old Pontiac woman.   Judge Perez is a Federal Administrative Law Judge for the Office of Disability Adjudication and Review, currently on leave from his position.

On December 28th, 2016 approximately 7:00 a.m., the female complainant was working in the Social Security Office located in the 19500 block of Victor Parkway in Livonia when the defendant called her into his office. Once inside the office, it is alleged that the defendant had inappropriate sexual contact by touching the complainant’s body against her will.

Judge Perez has been charged with three counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) Fourth Degree.*  CSC Fourth Degree is a misdemeanor that carries a penalty of up to two years. He is expected to be arraigned on Friday, March 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in 16th District Court in Livonia.

Prosecutor Worthy said, “These allegations are very troubling. This type of charged behavior will not be tolerated no matter your station in life.”