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The Star-News: Marc seen and quoted in article ‘Quinones pleads guilty’


Sweetwater Trustee Pearl Quiñones, who for months has maintained her innocence in what the District Attorney’s Office has characterized as the largest public corruption case in San Diego County, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony charge of conspiracy to commit a crime and one misdemeanor conflict of interest charge.

“Pearl Quiñones had admitted she made an error in judgment as a board member at Sweetwater, that she entered a plea agreement with the district attorney which allows her a reduction to a misdemeanor at closure of probation,” attorney Marc Carlos said. “She looks forward to closing an unfortunate chapter in her life and is ready to move on.”

Quiñones will have to resign her post as a board member because she pleaded guilty to a felony.

Source: http://www.thestarnews.com/latest-news/quinones-pleads-guilty/#sthash.r60xQ4JD.dpuf

About Marc X. Carlos

Marc Carlos is a partner and co-founder of Bardsley and Carlos LLP. Mr. Carlos has been practicing criminal law since 1987. He has been a member of both the Los Angeles and the San Diego County Public Defender's office where he was a senior trial deputy focusing primarily on serious felony trials. Mr. Carlos has tried over 140 jury trials and represented thousands of clients in criminal matters. He has tried a variety of complex criminal matters ranging from fraud to murder, including death penalty cases.

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