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February 11, 2010 | By Alexandra Zavis
Former San Bernardino County Supervisor Bill Postmus and the county's former assistant assessor were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of accepting bribes to push for a $102-million settlement between the county and a developer, state and county prosecutors said. It was the second time that Postmus and James Erwin had been arrested in connection with a political corruption probe in the county that has uncovered evidence of bribery, extortion, theft, forgery and use of the assessor's staff to do political work.
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February 11, 2010 | By Alexandra Zavis
Former San Bernardino County Supervisor Bill Postmus and the county's former assistant assessor were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of accepting bribes to push for a $102-million settlement between the county and a developer, state and county prosecutors said. It was the second time that Postmus and James Erwin had been arrested in connection with a political corruption probe in the county that has uncovered evidence of bribery, extortion, theft, forgery and use of the assessor's staff to do political work.
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April 12, 2008 | David Kelly, Times Staff Writer
Investigators with search warrants raided the offices of San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus on Thursday night, carrying off an undisclosed number of computers and files. The district attorney's office, which conducted the raid, would not disclose its nature Friday. "The search warrants were served and the investigation is ongoing," spokeswoman Susan Mickey said. "We will provide more information when we are able." Postmus issued a statement saying his office was cooperating fully.
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August 18, 2009 | David Kelly
The state attorney general's office will join an expanding probe of political corruption in San Bernardino County centered largely on the past activities of the assessor's office, officials said Monday. So far the investigation has led to the arrest of former Assessor Bill Postmus and four former employees in his office. Allegations include using the assessor's staff to do political work, forgery, grand theft, perjury and failure to report gifts from a developer. Postmus was arrested in January on drug charges.
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January 17, 2009 | David Kelly
The chairman of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Friday called for a special meeting next week to discuss ways to oust recently arrested county Assessor Bill Postmus from his job. "After [Thursday's] investigative raids by the district attorney's office and the arrest of Mr. Postmus, it is clear that this intolerable situation has to be remedied immediately," Chairman Gary Ovitt said.
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June 29, 2004 | Hugo Martin, Times Staff Writer
San Bernardino County Supervisor Bill Postmus last week voted to approve a $77,000 contract for a charter school that employs his father and is run by a longtime friend and generous campaign donor.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 18, 2009 | David Kelly
The state attorney general's office will join an expanding probe of political corruption in San Bernardino County centered largely on the past activities of the assessor's office, officials said Monday. So far the investigation has led to the arrest of former Assessor Bill Postmus and four former employees in his office. Allegations include using the assessor's staff to do political work, forgery, grand theft, perjury and failure to report gifts from a developer. Postmus was arrested in January on drug charges.
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January 16, 2009 | David Kelly
San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus, who said publicly that he had battled but overcome drug addiction, was arrested Thursday on charges that include felony possession of methamphetamine. About 50 agents from the county district attorney's office, armed with 10 search warrants, raided locations in San Bernardino, Highland, Apple Valley, Victorville and Rancho Santa Margarita in Orange County.
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July 22, 2009 | Ruben Vives
Former San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus was named Tuesday in a sweeping criminal complaint ranging from drug charges to misappropriation of pub- lic funds. Former county assessor's employee Gregory Scott Eyler also was also charged in the case. Eyler was arrested and is being held in lieu of $100,000 bail, but Postmus was not taken into custody. He will be arraigned Thursday on 11 felony counts, including grand theft . Eyler faces similar charges, none drug-related, however.
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January 17, 2009 | David Kelly
The chairman of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors on Friday called for a special meeting next week to discuss ways to oust recently arrested county Assessor Bill Postmus from his job. "After [Thursday's] investigative raids by the district attorney's office and the arrest of Mr. Postmus, it is clear that this intolerable situation has to be remedied immediately," Chairman Gary Ovitt said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 16, 2009 | David Kelly
San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus, who said publicly that he had battled but overcome drug addiction, was arrested Thursday on charges that include felony possession of methamphetamine. About 50 agents from the county district attorney's office, armed with 10 search warrants, raided locations in San Bernardino, Highland, Apple Valley, Victorville and Rancho Santa Margarita in Orange County.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 12, 2008 | David Kelly, Times Staff Writer
Investigators with search warrants raided the offices of San Bernardino County Assessor Bill Postmus on Thursday night, carrying off an undisclosed number of computers and files. The district attorney's office, which conducted the raid, would not disclose its nature Friday. "The search warrants were served and the investigation is ongoing," spokeswoman Susan Mickey said. "We will provide more information when we are able." Postmus issued a statement saying his office was cooperating fully.
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June 29, 2004 | Hugo Martin, Times Staff Writer
San Bernardino County Supervisor Bill Postmus last week voted to approve a $77,000 contract for a charter school that employs his father and is run by a longtime friend and generous campaign donor.
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