Ruben Guerrero, Husband of Montebello's Mayor, Sold Drugs Near School?
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It hasn't been a good month for the Eastside city of Montebello.
Yesterday Al Jazeera America reported that the FBI is accusing the town's state senator, Ron Calderon, of taking tens of thousands of dollars in bribes. And now the husband of Montebello's mayor is being charged with allegedly selling meth ... near a school:
The L.A. County District Attorney's office this week said that 44-year-old Ruben Guerrero, husband of Mayor Christina Cortez, faces six felony counts of selling methamphetamine near a school.
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Guerrero was arrested at the home he shares with her honor last week.
The suspect, prosecutors said, succumbed to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau sting operation: According to D.A.'s statement, a criminal complaint ...
... alleges Guerrero sold methamphetamine on three separate occasions - Sept. 26, Oct. 2 and Oct. 15. The complaint includes an allegation that the sales took place within 1,000 feet of Montebello Intermediate School.
Guerrero was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday. Prosecutors say they'll ask for $150,000 bail.
He'll could get 11 years behind bars if he's successfully prosecuted.
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