Tag Archives | District Attorney Art Maillet


More denials from the District Attorney

The Inyo Grand Jury hit District Attorney Art Maillet with a wet hanky when it came to allegations that he authorized the illegal release of confidential documents on his political opponent and about never talking to the media. However, they did say a little bit about how jurors are called to court and how plea […]

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Inyo Grand Jury Report leaves questions on DA Maillet

In its final report just out, the Inyo County Grand Jury failed to get any answers from District Attorney Art Maillet on allegations that he improperly released confidential documents on his political opponent prior to the June, 2010 election, but they did tell him to start communicating with news reporters.  The Jury Report says that […]

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Richmond case under submission

The case of former Assistant District Attorney Will Richmond did go to court in Inyo County at the end of last week.  Judge Argento has taken the issue under submission. Richmond has sued Inyo County, DA Maillet and the Inyo Supervisors for wrongful termination.  He has asked for re-instatement to his job and back pay […]

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Casteel sentenced in Roberts’ case

In 2009 Dan Casteel was arrested at Sierra Gardens Nursery in Bishop where he allegedly stole close to $150,000 from owner Nancy Roberts, according to family members.  Earlier this month, the court sentenced Casteel on charges of grand theft, possession of methamphetamine and a transaction with insufficient funds – all felonies.  His sentence was satisfied […]

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Inyo District Attorney appoints a new assistant

A month ago, Inyo District Attorney Art Maillet fired his assistant, Will Richmond.  Now, he has appointed his own deputy as his new assistant. Joel Samuels has taken the job as Assistant District Attorney. This move marks the third assistant for DA Art Maillet in roughly two years.  Mark Johnson retired on the heels of […]

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