Investigation dropped, but critic of Ficano blames him for Wayne County mess

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The unfinished Wayne County Jail project.

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Andy Arena, the former head of the Detroit FBI office says even though Ficano won't be facing charges, he is still responsible for the mess he left behind.

"There's felony and then there's felony-stupid," said Arena, the executive director of the Detroit Crime Commission. "There's criminal activity and then there's ineptness. I'm not really sure all of this falls out."

Arena led the FBI's Detroit office when the investigation began more than three years ago. 

"There were like five indictments in the fist six months of the case," Arena said. "That led me to believe that it was going to roll on." 

Four Wayne County appointees and employees went to prison. 

-Assistant Wayne County executive Michael Grundy was convicted of fraud and was sentenced to seven and a half years.

-Chief Information Officer Tahir Kazmi pleaded guilty to accepting bribes. He is serving 57 months in prison.

-Information Technology worker Zayd Allebban was convicted of obstruction of justice and was sentenced to 41 months.

-Information Technology executive David Edwards admitted to taking a bribe and received a 12-month sentence. 

Contractor Keith Griffin pleaded guilty to public corruption for his role in a scheme involving Grundy. He is awaiting sentencing.