Sunday, April 27, 2014
Patrick O'Toole v. Steve Castaneda (Chula Vista City Councilman) trial
Flashback to 2008: Steve Castaneda (see all posts re Steve Castaneda) has been reelected as Chula Vista City Councilman, but Patrick O'Toole has disappeared from the Public Integrity Unit.
ELECTION UPDATE NOVEMBER 5, 2008 STEVE CASTANEDA
CITY OF CHULA VISTA CITY COUNCIL - SEAT NO. 4
Precincts Reporting: 100.0%
SCOTT VINSON - 46.88% (24876)
STEVE CASTANEDA - 53.12% (28183)
Patrick O'Toole seems to be disappearing from the San Diego District Attorney's website. He's not on this page, nor is he on this page.
I went down to the courthouse to see part of Mr. O'Toole's prosecution of Steve Castaneda today.
I can't believe Bonnie Dumanis is spending tax dollars on this bizarre prosecution while ignoring my complaint about obstruction of justice at Chula Vista Elementary School District involving current Chula Vista mayor Cheryl Cox and others. It sure seems like the D.A.'s "Public Integrity Unit" is overly fond of Cheryl Cox, manufacturing opportunities to charge Cox's opponents with perjury (by investigating them with the flimsiest of pretexts, such as taking two hours off work, or thinking about buying a condo), while ignoring evidence that already exists.
I did notice that O'Toole was sitting by himself. He seems to be the only person on the planet who wants to see this prosecution go forward. Well, I suppose Cheryl Cox is sitting with him in spirit, but it's still a pretty lonely position.