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Monterey County

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1897–1900: County Tax Collector C.L. Westlake, convicted on two counts of having misappropriated $20,000 in county money, sentenced to a 15-year term in San Quentin. Appealed; convictions overturned after Westlake had been in prison for three years.

“Indicted by the Monterey Grand Jury,” San Francisco Chronicle, April 22, 1898, page 4

“Judgment Reversed,” San Francisco Chronicle, September 19, 1899, page 7

“Must Stay in Jail,” Associated Press in Los Angeles Times, January 17, 1900, page 12


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