Claremont Insider: Xavier Alvarez Update

Saturday, January 12, 2008

Xavier Alvarez Update

Not to pile on, but Will Bigham reports in the Daily Bulletin that erstwhile Medal of Honor winner and Three Valleys Municipal Water District boardmember Xavier Alvarez faces an additional charge of a false Medal of Honor claim.

According to the article:

Alvarez made the newly discovered medal claim while he was a candidate for mayor in Pomona's January 2006 special election, said Craig H. Missakian, assistant U.S. attorney.

Alvarez's claim was recorded during a meeting with the Pomona Police Officers Association when he was seeking its endorsement, Missakian said.