Harland Braun

Defense: Bell Official Overpaid, But Not CriminalFormer Bell city official was overpaid but not a criminal, her lawyer said in closing arguments in her corruption trial.
City Corruption Defendant Says Bell Salaries Were 'Insane'A Bell city official on trial for corruption told a jury that a newspaper story alerted her to the "insane" salaries of some officials in the small, blue collar suburb.
Former Bell Official Testifies At Corruption TrialA sometimes tearful former official of the scandal-ridden Bell took the stand in her own defense at a corruption trial, acknowledging she was being paid too much when her salary ballooned past $340,000 a year.