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No jail time for ex-CEO who pleaded guilty to larceny
November 29, 2018
Phaedra Haywood, Santa Fe New Mexican
Donn Wiese, a former CEO of a San Ildefonso Pueblo-owned corporation who was accused in 2016 of embezzling more than $20,000 from the company, has paid the money back and will get a conditional discharge in the case if he serves three years of probation without incident.

Another $1.6M paid for alleged abuse by teacher
October 11, 2018
ABQJournal Staff
Another alleged molestation victim of former teacher Gary Gregor has reached a settlement with the Española Public Schools, this time for $1.6 million. That means a total of $9.2 million has now been paid out in settlements because of Gregor’s interactions with young girls while he taught at Española’s Fairview Elementary School, his last stop in a career littered with accusations of improper and criminal behavior.

Teacher's saga reflects poorly on area schools
May 19, 2017
ABQJournal Staff
Editorial regarding the indictment of Gary Gregor, a former Santa Fe and Española public school teacher.

Former student files lawsuit against teacher who sexually assaulted her
May 19, 2017
Rebecca Atkins, KQRE News 13

After years of accusations, ex-Española teacher is finally charged
May 16, 2017
Mark Oswald, Albuquerque Journal
A former grade-school teacher in the Santa Fe and Española public schools accused of improper contact with female students dating back many years – and previously the subject of lawsuits from girls’ families, including one that resulted in a $3.2 million settlement – now faces criminal charges.

Ex-teacher faces new sexual abuse allegations from former student in Española
October 13, 2016
Robert Nott, The New Mexican
Ex-teacher from Española, as well as the Española school district and a former Fairview Elementary School Principal, face new claims of sexual abuse allegations by another former fourth-grade student. This suit comes on the heels of an out-of-court settlement between ex-teacher, Gary Gregor, and a fellow fourth-grade student who filed a similar complaint in 2014.

Man Gets Life in Death of Teenager
October 5, 2011
ABQ Journal

Mark Donatelli Fights for Prison Reform
October 1, 1998
An interview with Mark Donatelli, a leading criminal defense lawyer in New Mexico, has lobbied against capital punishment since 1979.

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