Mayor Kevin Johnson’s former aid, Lisa Serna-Mayorga, was sentenced to nine months in jail Monday and will repay $19,000 to the city of Sacramento as part of a plea deal reached with the district attorney.
Mayor Kevin Johnson’s former aid, Lisa Serna-Mayorga, is expected to enter a plea on Monday.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s former aide made her first court appearance since her arrest on theft charges.
The day after police arrested a former aid to the mayor for misuse of a city credit card, the district attorney’s office has decided not to press charges against a second former city official.
A second person in the mayor’s office who was under investigation for use of a city-issued credit card won’t face any criminal charges, according to the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.
The late Joe Serna was Mr. Sacramento. The former mayor and civil rights leader has a city center and a school named after him. But Tuesday, not far from where Serna made his legacy, his daughter sat in jail.
The investigation over city-issued credit cards was opened this summer, after one of the mayor’s top aides admitted to using public money for personal use.
Sacramento city employees have used city credit cards to pay for everything from Starbucks and chocolate, to trips to Disneyland and a posh hotel in Chicago, according to records obtained by CBS13.
The scrutiny is intensifying for Mayor Kevin Johnson’s ex-aide Lisa Serna-Mayorga.
The Sacramento Police Department is conducting a criminal investigation into Lisa Serna-Mayorga’s inappropriate use of her city-issued credit card.
A member of Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s staff has resigned and the mayor has requested an audit into her city-issued credit card. Sacramento Police have also been asked to look into any possible criminal wrongdoing.