his penis “The Little Sheriff,” partied with Las Vegas organized crime associates in a Newport Beach bar, used morally corrupt air squad deputies to harass questioning journalists and was arrested for corruption by the
FBI and IRS after the 2006 race–is presently serving a 66-month federal
prison sentence in Colorado.
give Hunt justice, McEachen ordered the OCSD to hand him back his
high-ranking job and give him more than $280,619 in back pay plus $50,000 in
penalties. The county will also have to reimburse him for his lawyer fees.
before had a person with Hunt's experience, rank and exemplary record
been demoted from a command position to a street patrol deputy,”
observed the Gov. Pete Wilson-appointed judge, who also stated that Carona had violated
California's Peace Officers' Bill of Rights by punishing the lieutenant for making constitutionally-protected political statements. “This court's findings will contribute to the
restoration of Hunt's highly respected name.”
Though the ex-sheriff is a convicted felon, taxpayers are paying him more than $20,000 a month in public employee pension benefits even while he's in prison and will do so for as long as he lives.
R. Scott Moxley has won Journalist of the Year honors at the Los Angeles Press Club; been named Distinguished Journalist of the Year by the LA Society of Professional Journalists; and hailed by two New York Times Magazine writers for his “herculean job” exposing Southern California law enforcement corruption.