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Carson Councilman Albert Robles faces conflict-of-interest probe
Carson Councilman Albert Robles faces conflict-of-interest probe

Buoyed by concern from residents living near a proposed drilling site, Albert Robles staked his position as councilman against new oil drilling in Carson. Now the district attorney's office is investigating whether he should have even been on the council. Prosecutors are looking at whether Robles broke the law by serving as both a councilman and a longtime elected member of a water board, a potential conflict of interest if the dual positions are found to be "incompatible offices," said Jane Robison, a district attorney's office spokeswoman. Last month, prosecutors sent public records requests to the city of Carson for information related to its dealings with...

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