Jun 10, 2009

Indictments in Temple City

The mayor, a former mayor and a former councilman of Temple City were all indicted today on charges stemming from a bribery investigation that has already taken down one City Councilman. The Pasadena Star-News reports:
Temple City Mayor Judy Wong was charged with five counts of bribery, three counts of perjury, and one count of solicitation of bribery. Her bail was set at $250,000.

Former Mayor Cathe Wilson was charged with three counts of bribery and three counts of perjury. Her bail was set at $150,000.

Former City Council candidate Scott Carwile was charged with four counts of perjury and one misdemeanor count of not reporting campaign contributions. His bail was set at $100,000.
All three pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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