GRAYLING -- Grayling's city manager faces another criminal charge.
David Thayer, city manager since 2006, already faces 24 misdemeanor counts of violating the Social Security Number Privacy Act by revealing more than 20 individuals' numbers without their permission, authorities in Crawford County said. He now faces another misdemeanor charge for allegedly under-reporting budgetary issues to the City Council.
The new charge indicates he provided false statements to public officials about city expenditures and revenues. Thayer faces up to 90 days in jail and/or a $500 fine, if convicted.
Previous charges carry up to 93 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine with a conviction.
Thayer remains on paid administrative leave. He is paid $73,000 annually, plus benefits.