DA Raids Police Union Law Firm Accused Of Intimidating City Leaders
UPLAND (CBSLA.com) — Orange County prosecutors today raided a law firm accused of intimidating city leaders throughout Southern California on behalf of police officers and their unions.
Investigators hauled off boxes of records from the Upland office of Lackie Dammeier & Mcgill, KNX1070’s Mike Landa reports.
A spokesperson from the D.A.’s office declined to confirm it was their raid although court records indicate prosecutors obtained a search warrant.
City leaders across SoCal have accused attorneys at the firm of using bullying tactics.
In one case, Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer said he was the victim of a failed attempt to have him arrested on phony drunk driving charges.
Righeimer and another councilman have filed a civil lawsuit.
A spokesperson from the firm did not offer comment.