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’s award-winning investigative journalism has touched nerves for two decades. An angry congressman threatened to break Moxley’s knee caps. A dirty sheriff promised his critical reporting was irrelevant and then landed in prison. The U.S. House of Representatives debated his work. Federal prosecutors credited his stories for the arrest of a doctor who sold fake medicine to dying patients. 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.