15 Feb Update: Perp Walk Alert: MAOS hands Riviera Beach’s Cedric “Fat Boy” Thomas his sizeable ass.

For the last couple of years, MAOS and other like-minded corruption fighters (Fane Lozman, yo!) have been working hard to land Riviera Beach Councilmember Cedric “Fatboy” Thomas in jail. In pursuit of that most awesome of awesomeness, we’ve extensively written about Thomas and along the way, also filed a raft of criminal complaints. Looks like that hard work is paying dividends, as Fat Boy’s in lots of hot water. *** Thomas is a proud member of National Forum of Black Public Administrators — along with Corey “Arrested” Alston and Jon “Soon To Be” Allen. What the f***?  Is the NFBPA...
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20 Dec CBS12: Riviera Beach City Council weighs in on fight for public records

WEST PALM BEACH — The lawyer suing the City of Riviera Beach over public records tells CBS 12 News that he will continue to fight for the information showing taxpayers who is spending their money. Richard Ryles says that he plans on amending and refiling his lawsuit against the city that a judge tossed out Wednesday over a technicality. Ryles has been asking the city since August to turn over documents he suspects details millions spent on outside legal counsel, even though the city has its own legal department. Ryles received a partial list Wednesday of the records he requested...
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08 Oct Riviera Beach’s Commissioner Bruce Guyton and his DUI

MR. GUYTON’S FRIENDS DATE: February 18, 1996 PUBLICATION: The Palm Beach Post The test of a police department is whether it applies the law equally. By that standard, Riviera Beach’s department seems to be flunking. On Jan. 19, at 1:21 a.m., officer Steve Maldonado spoke to Diana Mosley near her home. The 35-year-old woman, crying and hysterical, had bruises on one ear and blood on her face, shirt and legs. She said that Bruce Guyton, former city council member, had hit her. Mr. Maldonado and another officer found Mr. Guyton – bloodstains on his clothes, bleeding from one hand –...
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