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Democrat Sheila Kuehl Was Tipped Off About Police Corruption Raid

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors member Sheila Kuehl was tipped off about an impending police raid on her house, in accordance with textual content messages in a courtroom submitting, confirming earlier complaints by L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva.

The textual content messages, first obtained and reported by Steven Gregory of native radio station KFI AM 640, recommend that Kuehl, a distinguished native Democrat, might need had alternatives to cancel or destroy proof in an ongoing corruption investigation.

As Breitbart Information reported final week:

Kuehl is reportedly being investigated over allegations of a “pay-to-play” contract for a sexual harassment hotline on the L.A. Metro public transportation system. The contract was awarded to a Kuehl donor, Patti Giggans, beneath a no-bid course of.

The Instances famous {that a} barefoot Kuehl’s cellphone was seized, as she complained concerning the search and alleged that she was the sufferer of political bias contained in the Sheriff’s workplace.

County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has repeatedly clashed with the Board of Supervisors, opposing its efforts to “defund the police” and accusing it of failing to handle the disaster of homelessness on the nation’s streets. He additionally resisted efforts by the county to impose vaccine mandates on the police power. An indignant Board of Supervisors has proposed a poll initiative this November that might enable them to dismiss the elected sheriff at will. Villanueva faces a troublesome reelection struggle this fall.

After Villanueva complained to California Lawyer Basic Rob Bonta about Kuehl allegedly being tipped off, Bonta didn’t examine Kuehl, however relatively eliminated the investigation from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Division and took management of it on the state stage. As Breitabrt Information reported:

In idea, the unit throughout the L.A. County Sheriff’s Division that investigates corruption is impartial from Villanueva. However Democrats — mockingly, echoing Donald Trump’s claims concerning the Division of Justice — declare there’s political bias.

Villanueva wrote to Bonta final week, complaining that Kuehl and her affiliate, Patti Giggans, appeared to have been tipped off upfront of the raid, probably permitting them to cover or destroy proof, and to boost allegations of political motives.

Bonta replied by taking up the investigation.

In an additional irony, Kuehl’s legal professionals are asking a neighborhood decide to nominate a particular grasp to undergo probably privileged supplies seized by police — similar to [former President Donald] Trump [in the Mar-a-Lago case].

Kuehl was obsessed with coronavirus restrictions, calling those that complained about masks “snowflake weepies.” She infamously dined at an outside restaurant after voting to ban outside eating within the county.

Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Massive at Breitbart Information and the host of Breitbart Information Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot on Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. PT). He’s the writer of the latest e-book, Neither Free nor Honest: The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. His latest e-book, RED NOVEMBER, tells the story of the 2020 Democratic presidential major from a conservative perspective. He’s a winner of the 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Alumni Fellowship. Observe him on Twitter at @joelpollak.



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