San Diego County sexual-misconduct lawsuits against ex-deputy exceed $4.6 million

San Diego County sexual-misconduct lawsuits against ex-deputy exceed $4.6 million

San Diego County sexual-misconduct lawsuits against ex-deputy exceed $4.6 million

The criminal case against Richard Fischer all but ended last May, when the former San Diego sheriff’s deputy who had pleaded guilty to a spate of sexual misconduct charges was released after five months after being sentenced to 44 months in custody.

But the civil cases filed by many of his victims persist — and San Diego County taxpayers are picking up the tab.


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