Original Case Details
As detailed in a previous blog, former Grand Traverse County Jail Administrator Todd Ritter is facing multiple allegations relating to inappropriate relationships with current and former female jail inmates. Investigations into Ritter uncovered explicit text messages and photographs involving female inmates of the Grand Traverse County Jail. He is also accused of misappropriating funds by allegedly taking a female inmate to a Lansing hotel and expensing the hotel room to Grand Traverse County. Other accusations include stealing drug test kits and keeping certain female prisoners past their sentences for personal satisfaction. As an overall maximum, Ritter is facing up to 15 years in prison based on his current criminal charges. A listing of Ritter’s criminal charges and potential penalties are listed below.