UPDATE: Orange County Assessor Webster J. Guillory pleaded not guilty today to three felony counts alleging he filed false nomination papers in his re-election bid in the March primary election. He's next due to appear at a preliminary hearing on Nov. 20, although before that the Newport Beach 70-year-old has the Nov. 4 general election to contend with.
The update at the end of this post has Supervisor John Moorlach and defense attorney John Barnett blasting the district attorney's case against Guillory.
County of Orange County Assessor Webster J. Guillory could get probation or prison with a conviction.
ORIGINAL POST, SEPT. 9, 4:26 P.M.: Webster James Guillory filed false nomination papers in his current re-election bid for Orange County assessor, according to charges filed today by the Orange County District Attorney's office.More »