George Rodriguez back in the news
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#1 Jan 22, 2013
Every one remembers Baldwin Park Code enforcement officer George Rodriguez. Well the D A informed me today that charges were finally filled on old George
Bell scandal delays Baldwin Park bribery investigation
By Thomas Himes, Staff Writer
Posted: 09/03/2010 12:58:21 PM PDT
The county will prosecute bribery charges against a Baldwin Park code enforcement officer after prosecutors finish sorting out the scandal in Bell, the county prosecutor in charge of public corruption cases said Friday.
An investigation into Bell's public finances has kept prosecutors in the District Attorney's Public Integrity Division busy, said Dave Demerjian, the division's head deputy.
Demerjian said prosecutors are devoting "a tremendous amount of effort" to Bell.
In the meantime, Baldwin Park Code Enforcement Officer George Rodriguez remains free on bail, according to sheriff's booking records.
Rodriguez allegedly took bribes from a massage parlor in exchange for information on police raids, police said.
Attempts to locate a telephone number for Rodriguez were not successful.
A July 12 police sting operation at the Green Spa Massage Parlor led police to arrest Rodriguez on suspicion of taking bribes and obstruction of justice, police said.
Baldwin Park police turned the case over to prosecutors July 23, Baldwin Park police said.
Rodriguez, 30, was a 10-year city veteran and was the city's senior code enforcement officer, said his supervisor, Marc Castagnola, the city's community development manager.
Officials placed Rodriguez on paid administrative leave after his arrest, officials said.
Police said they believe Rodriguez took bribes for about a year before he was arrested.
The alleged scheme was reported to
police by an employee of the Green Spa Massage Parlor, police said.
Green Spa is one of two massage parlors in the city. It is located at 13020 Francisquito Ave.
The city's other massage parlor has not been implicated in the alleged bribery, police said.
During a police raid on Green Spa, a worker told officers they paid Rodriguez money in exchange for information about police raids, police said.
A few weeks later, police officers set up a sting operation and arrested Rodriguez, police said.
The city's code enforcement office has not received any complaints about the parlors, or issued either of the establishments citations this year, Castagnola said.
Rodriguez remains free on $25,000 bail, according to sheriff's booking records.
#2 Jan 23, 2013
Well well Marlen And Lozano's boy wonder is going down that is great. I wonder is he going to take down the two council people he worked for and collected money for?????
That's right George was to stupid to do this on his own. We know Marlen Garcia used him to enforce codes on her enemies and Lozano along with Garcia got protection money from George's list of payers.
Well George it's time to expose the corruption in BP in fact I am willing to bet the DA let's your charges drop if you give up the big fish you worked for. Think about it !!!!!!!!!
#3 Jan 26, 2013
Well George I bet you thought the Da forgot you but as you know now its coming down and we want you to save your ass by turning own these council members who got the kick backs also. I am sure when you turn over the evidence you will walk with a slap on the wrist.
#4 Jan 26, 2013
Baldwin Park Code Enforcement Officer Arrested On Suspicion of Taking Bribes
BALDWIN PARK - A city code enforcement officer was arrested on suspicion of accepting bribes from a massage parlor in exchange for information about police raids, police said Thursday. A police sting operation at Green Spa massage parlor Monday led to the arrest of Baldwin Park Code Enforcement Officer George Rodriguez, said Baldwin Park police Chief Lili Hadsell.
San Gabriel Valley Tribune
July 16, 2010
#5 Jan 27, 2013
Who was George's go to person in the city???
I know I know please stay tune George is about to reveal much more of the illegal operations in BP.
#6 Feb 6, 2013
Thank you guys for keeping people like me informs. Go team Greg Turtle (you are a true leader).
#7 Feb 7, 2013
That Turtle guy is always breaking new news on BP. Why is it he has so much inside information about the corrupt city of BP and the three amigos on council hate him. I guess since the bad people in city council hate him he must be telling the truth.
#8 Feb 7, 2013
what braeking news have he broke? there all lies ans bullshit. royal coaches,police stealing from cars,illegal stealing of power bt royal coaches,city broke 20 million $ all lies...
#9 Feb 7, 2013
You should change your name to B P CHIIIITHEAD. where were you when Lozano ordered all 30 day impounds to be released. And then ordered Police Thief Hadsell to bring back a new tow policy that prohibiting the Baldwin Park Police department from stealing personal property from drivers.
Hadsell stated very publicly that her officers would no longer take cell phones wallets and other personal property from the drivers they stop.
Does any of that ring a bell B P chiiiithead
#10 Feb 7, 2013
Hey B P Chiiithead I don't suppose you remember when Royal Cockroaches put up gates across two public streets and used them for their own commercial interest. And I suppose you believe the Baldwin Park Police department when they said WOW we never noticed that.
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