(Supervisors agree to re-hire Joseph Beard)…Beard had retired a few months ago.
He left his job as Assistant District Attorney. District Attorney Gilbert Otero said Beard would not be working as a consultant. Otero Beard is needed because of his expertise in certain cases. He said, because of the sensitivity of the cases, he was not able to reveal any details. Beard will work approximately 15 hours per month until the end of the year. Otero said the length of employment was a guess, since it all depended on the investigation.