Acquitted Bell Ex-Councilman Breaks Down, Thanks God — Rick Chambers Reports

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LOS ANGELES — Luis Artiga, the sole Bell councilman acquitted on all corruption charges, cried as the court clerk read the not guilty verdicts and motioned his hands in prayer and said, “Thank you, Lord.”

He faced 12 counts of misappropriation of public funds and a sentence of up to 16 years.

Rick Chambers has more.

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