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Hawthorne mayor implicated in theft case

May 7, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Hawthorne Mayor Larry Guidi is reportedly under investigation in a theft case.Guidi is suspected of stealing a high quality electric industrial food mixer from the Hawthorne School District. Guidi serves as the facilities and warehouse manager for the district.

The L.A. County District Attorney's office is reportedly looking at the case to see if there's enough evidence to press charges.

Meanwhile, Guidi has been put on administrative leave. He could face charges of grand theft and commercial burglary.