Sun-Times: Ex-Crestwood water department head guilty on all 11 counts

Since news first broke of tainted well water in Crestwood finding its way to consumers — for 22 years — I have been baffled by the possible motivations.

Verdict today?

Guilty.

From Casey Toner at the Chicago Sun-Times:

The former Crestwood water department head accused of lying to investigators about the village’s use of tainted well water in its drinking supply has been found guilty of the federal charges.

The verdict was reached Monday in U.S. District Court in Chicago.

Theresa Neubauer was found guilty on all 11 counts of deliberately misleading state inspectors about the village mixing contaminated well water with Lake Michigan water in its drinking supply.

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The former Crestwood water department head accused of lying to investigators about the village’s use of tainted well water in its drinking supply has been found guilty of the federal charges.

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