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Blocks Indicted!

April 8, 2009, 12:00 am
By SFR Staff
A Santa Fe County grand jury just indicted Jerome Block Jr. on eight criminal charges, including two election code violations and two counts of embezzlement. Block's father Jerome Block Sr. was also indicted on four charges, including violations of election code and tampering with evidence.

Information is sparse at this point, but here's how it breaks down:

Block Jr:
Count 1. Violation of Election Code, Campaign Reporting Act, Voter Action Act

Count 2. Conspiracy to commit violation of Election Code

Count 3. Violation of Election Code, Campaign Reporting Act, Voter Action Act

Count 4. Conspiracy to commit violation of Election Code

Count 5. Tampering with evidence

Count 6. Conspiracy to commit tampering with evidence

Count 7. Embezzlement (over $500 but not more than $2,500)

Count 8. Embezzlement (over $500, but not more than $2,500)


Block Sr.
Count 1. Violation of Election Code, Campaign Reporting Act, Voter Action Act

Count 2. Conspiracy to commit violation of Election Code

Count 3. Tampering with evidence

Count 4. Conspiracy to commit tampering with evidence

The New Mex, which broke the news on Twitter,  has more, including this comment from Block:
“I'm elected, I'm here, I'm not going anywhere,” he said before closing his office door to a reporter at the PERA Building.

...developing...

 

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