Hof, 72, was running for a state Assembly seat
"This is getting kids killed all over the country," Officer Peter Casuccio tells an 11-year-old and a 13-year-old after stopping them on Saturday.
All information resulting from the criminal investigation will be sent to the Wayne County prosecutor's office, said a Detroit Police Department spokesperson.
"In my nearly 40 years of law practice, I've never seen a sweetheart deal like this before," said attorney Vic Feazell, who represents the alleged victim.
"We deal with carnage," said Sheriff Bucky Rowland. "The magnitude of this — it was more than what we're used to on a day-to-day basis."