Robert Rizzo, the former city manager for Bell, will likely have plenty of money when he gets out of jail, according to a published report.
Police Monday were seeking the public’s help in identifying additional victims of a doctor accused of molesting a female patient.
Until two weeks ago, Angela Spaccia was the secondary defendant in the Bell city corruption trial, a footnote to the activities of her boss, disgraced City Manager Robert Rizzo who was charged with robbing the small city blind to the tune of more nearly $6 million. Then the unthinkable happened.
A jury of seven women and five men has been chosen to judge the former assistant city manager of Bell on corruption charges.
Jury selection began Monday for a former city of Bell official accused of helping bilk taxpayers out to millions of dollars.
A former city of Bell official accused of helping to bilk taxpayers out of roughly $5.5 million was in court Friday for a pretrial hearing.
A judge Wednesday rejected a request from the attorney for former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo to move his trial on corruption charges out of Los Angeles County.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge refused to set a sentencing date Monday for five former elected officials in Bell, who were convicted of bilking the town of about 35,000 people.
An effort to retry former officials of the city of Bell on misappropriation charges moved forward Wednesday.
An audit reveals that the city of Bell is still reeling financially three years after it was discovered the working-class suburb’s municipal leaders had looted millions of dollars from its treasury.
Los Angeles County prosecutors said Tuesday they plan to retry five former Bell officials convicted of misappropriating public funds.
Prosecutors will now announce on May 29 whether they plant to retry them for corruption charges on which jurors could not reach verdicts.
A judge Thursday declared a mistrial on the remaining 10 felony counts against five defendants in the Bell corruption trial.
The former councilman who was acquitted of all charges in the Bell corruption trial said he believed all along that the truth would set him free.
Jurors have convicted five of the six defendants in the Bell corruption trial, but remain deadlocked on 10 charges.