RANCHO CUCAMONGA — The attorney for Marc Puckett, while fielding questions related to a court ruling that kept the Apple Valley finance director out of custody, said his client’s standing in Town Hall did not provide the defense a “leg up” in successfully motioning for the decision.
APPLE VALLEY — The victim of a July crash on Interstate 15 that was first reported by the Daily Press and resulted in a felony hit-and-run charge against Apple Valley’s finance director is seeking millions in damages from the town, according to a claim filed by her attorney.
RANCHO CUCAMONGA — Marc Puckett, the Apple Valley finance director who has been on paid administrative leave from his Town Hall position since Dec. 7, has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge filed against him earlier this month, San Bernardino County court records show.
APPLE VALLEY — In response to a Daily Press inquiry sent Friday morning, the town and its mayor responded to the felony charge filed earlier this week against Assistant Town Manager Marc Puckett, as well as to public concern over his requested leave from work with pay.
I was disappointed to see that in your story about Apple Valley Assistant Town Manager Marc Puckett’s driving record, you only enumerated traffic infractions in San Bernardino County (“A history of infractions: Between 2011 and 2014, Apple Valley’s finance director paid more than $3,000 in traffic fines,” Daily Press, December 7, 2017).
APPLE VALLEY — The town’s finance director has gone on paid personal leave following the filing of a felony hit-and-run charge against him Wednesday.
- Between 2011 and 2014, Apple Valley’s finance director paid more than $3,000 in traffic fines
- Woman allegedly struck by Apple Valley finance director still suffering four months later
APPLE VALLEY — The town’s finance director has been charged with a felony in connection to a July 20 crash on Interstate 15 during which he allegedly rear-ended a Toyota Prius, left the driver injured in her car and fled the scene on foot, according to a complaint filed by the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office and obtained by the Daily Press.
As a former local elected official and planning commissioner, I look at the definition of the office to include as its first priority, “service to the public.” Under no circumstances is it appropriate for elected officials or government employees to degrade or demean taxpayers or to withhold information relative to how public funds are being spent.