A top public safety official in western Michigan has resigned while he faces a health insurance fraud charge.
Greenville City Manager George Bosanic says Mark Reiss resigned on Feb. 13 as director of public safety. WZZM-TV reports Reiss had served in the position since 2013.
Reiss and his ex-wife, Christine Reiss, both have pleaded not guilty and are awaiting trial on health insurance fraud charges. Reiss allegedly left his ex-wife on his insurance after they divorced in 2014. Court records say they’re accused of bilking an insurance company out of more than $100,000.
Reiss and his ex-wife pled not guilty and are awaiting trial. The charge carries a a maximum four-year sentence upon conviction.
Greenville is in Montcalm County, 35 miles northeast of Grand Rapids.