Green Party Councilor Chuck Turner Arrested and Charged
November 25, 2008 in State Party News
According to the Boston Globe, Boston City Councilor Chuck Turner, a Green-Rainbow Party member and City Councilor since 2000, was arrested Nov. 21 and charged with accepting a bribe. The affidavit alleges that Turner accepted a $1,000 cash bribe on Aug. 3, 2007, in exchange for pushing for a liquor license for a local business.
Video news of a rally for Turner, and actions the Boston City Council may take can be watched here.
Chuck Turner maintains his innocence, and there is a website devoted to supporting Chuck Turner here.
Thanks to Mike Indiana for alerting us to this story! More as we know more.