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Ex-Palm Springs mayor, 2 developers indicted in bribery case to be arraigned


Last updated 9/12/2019 at 12:04pm

INDIO -- Ex-Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet and two Coachella Valley developers are set to be arraigned today after a grand jury indicted them on charges linking them to an alleged scheme of payments to the former mayor in exchange for his support of various projects.

The trio had been previously charged by the District Attorney's Office, but prosecutors had been frustrated by delays in moving the case to a preliminary hearing. The office released a statement last month saying that taking the case to a grand jury for an indictment was "the best method to move the case forward toward seekin...

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