Former Adelanto City Councilman Jermaine Wright was sentenced to five years in federal prison Monday for bribery and attempted arson.
Jermaine Wright was arrested in 2017 for soliciting a $10,000 bribe from an undercover FBI agent in exchange for helping a cannabis business open in the city. Authorities said he also hired a man to set fire to a restaurant he owned so that he could collect $300,000 in insurance money.
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Local Governments Receive $100 Million in Cannabis Assistance Grants
Brittany M. 01/11/2022 - 8:57 AM
Seventeen cities and counties have received a total of $100 million in state funds to help transition local cannabis businesses to the legal market.
Former Adelanto Mayor Rich Kerr was arrested Friday for allegedly accepting $57,000 in bribes from cannabis businesses in exchange for help securing licenses and permits to operate in the city.
Lawmakers approve $100 million pot stimulus for local governments
Seventeen local governments will receive grants.Brittany M. 06/22/2021 - 5:33 AM
Desert Hot Springs will lower its marijuana cultivation tax to make itself a more competitive destination for cannabis businesses.
Gerardo Hernandez is on life support after contracting the coronavirus. His test results initially came back negative.
The city is bringing in about 56% of what was projected.
“We inherited a mess with these pending lawsuits from the prior administration.”