A former San Leon assistant fire chief has been sentenced to five years in prison for taking between $100,000 and $200,000 from the volunteer fire department.

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James Lippert

"Because Lyons was charged through a grand jury, there is no probable cause affidavit detailing exactly what Lyons was accused of taking or how the funds were stolen." Does that mean the investigation is ongoing??

Bill Cochrane

And, does part of the punishment require him to pay the money back?

James Lippert

Good question. Also Is the theft covered by insurance? What provisions have been put in place to prevent future embezzlement at the San Leon VFD? The hard working VFD volunteers and San Leon citizens deserve better.

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