BREAKING: Ex-Santa Fe Springs Mayor Joseph Serrano Given Two Years In Prison In Pot Shop Sting Operation

Serrano Resigns

 

By Randy Economy

Former Santa Fe Springs Mayor and Councilman Joseph Serrano has been sentenced to two years in Federal Prison this morning on charges of accepting bribes in a marijuana dispensary sting operation, Los Cerritos Community News can confirm.

Serrano admitted taking thousands of dollars in cash bribes from the operator of a marijuana store who wanted to influence the city to allow his store to stay open.

Serrano admitted in the plea agreement that he took $10,000 in cash that had been provided by the FBI to the informant, and that the total amount of bribes was $11,500.

Los Cerritos Community Newspaper will have additional details throughout the day.

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