Lynwood, CA - Current Mayor Louis Byrd, and Mayor Pro Tem Fernando Pedroza are chaged with misuse of public funds. Some of the charges include trips, and in the case of Pedroza, a session with exotic dancers.
Former Councilmembers Armando Rea, Arturo Reyes, and Ricardo Sanchez will also be prosecuted. If convicted, they face 6 years in state prison.
Read press release by DA
Los Angeles Times
N. Enrique Martinez Declines to comment on charges
Read La Opinion
View arrest details (from Sheriff's website)