PRESS RELEASE – 5/14/15
Escondido, CA – Today, the Mayor of Escondido called on Supervisor Dave Roberts to publicly address the charges against him and if true, to immediately resign his office.
“Public office is a high trust and if the allegations against Supervisor Dave Roberts are true, he should immediately resign. The people put their faith in elected officials to uphold the highest standards of integrity and above all, to uphold and abide by the law.” Mayor Sam Abed went on to say, “No one is above the law and the only remedy for restoring the public’s confidence once violated, is to promptly resign.”
“I feel an obligation to the people of Escondido, who represent nearly a quarter of the third supervisorial district, to speak out for public integrity,” said Mayor Abed. “The people of the 3rd district deserve honest representation and a Supervisor who treats all people with respect and dignity and one who respects the law and this office.”