Lerna, IL. (ECWd) -
Some of you may have read our recent articles on the Village of Lerna (here).
We are still sorting out some of the details, but we do know when public officials refuse to stop their lawbreaking, there is more to the story.
I had wondered why certain Lerna officials were strongly defending their Village President, Don Pearcy, and his illegal actions.
It is because they are guilty of the very same violations of law that Pearcy is violating.
Lying on a Statement of Economic Interest is a criminal offense - nothing can make me believe these people did not understand what they were signing. A fifth grader could understand this paperwork.
John Protz, the elected Village Clerk, who is also working in a hourly position in the Clerk's office (better known as conflict of interest) failed to disclose this fact in item number 6 on his Statement of Economic Interest.
He signed his name to a fraudulent document attesting to its accuracy. How can he be trusted with anything else?
He lied. He needs prosecuted.
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