The former assistant city administrator for the city of Bell testified Tuesday it was her former boss who signed off all on all hiring and firing decisions, including contracting a company that paid her son.
Randy Adams took the stand Wednesday and testified he never questioned the legality of the $457,000 salary he was offered to head the police department of the tiny city of Bell.
The former police chief of the corruption-plagued city of Bell told a judge Tuesday he will testify for the first time about his role in the city’s notorious financial disaster.
The city of Bell filed a countersuit Tuesday against former Police Chief Randy Adams for allegedly working without a proper employment contract and being paid an exorbitant salary.
The ex-police chief of the city of Bell sued the city Thursday for severance pay he wasn’t given after he was forced out of his job amid a corruption scandal.
A case against former Bell officials alleging waste of public funds has been thrown out in a ruling.
A retired Bell police sergeant says the city’s former police chief tried to stop an investigation into alleged wrongdoing by city officials shortly after he took office last year.
Former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams claimed he was disabled but the Los Angeles Times says he took spinning classes and ran a 5K charity race only months before taking the job.
A few would-be whistleblowers suspected for years that leaders of this working-class Los Angeles suburb were secretly paying themselves six-figure salaries.
Prosecutors were investigating disability claims by the former police chief of the scandal-plagued city of Bell that could result in millions of dollars in tax-free pension money, a newspaper reported Friday.