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Adam Lopez, Springfield School Board Member, arrested and charged with 5 felony counts –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On November 7, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) –

Springfield School Board Member and former Country Financial representative, Adam Lopez, has been arrested by the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Department.

His bond was set at $1.5 million.

According to information on the Circuit Clerk’s webpage, Lopez is being charged with 5 felony counts involving alleged theft and financial exploitation of the elderly, as follows:

  • Complaint 01 Count 001 THEFT Apr 1, 2014 Defendant: ADAM M. LOPEZ  – Statute 720 5/16-1(a)(1)(A) Class X Orig. Agency: CITY OF SPRINGFIELD Charge Instr: Complaint
  • Complaint 02 Count 002 THEFT Apr 1, 2014 Defendant: ADAM M. LOPEZ – Statute 720 5/16-1(a)(1) Class 1 Orig. Agency: CITY OF SPRINGFIELD Charge Instr: Complaint
  • Complaint 03 Count 003 FINANCIAL EXPLOIT.OF ELDERLY Apr 1, 2014 Defendant: ADAM M. LOPEZ – Statute 720 5/17-56(a) Class 1 Orig. Agency: CITY OF SPRINGFIELD Charge Instr: Complaint
  • Complaint 04 Count 004 FINANCIAL EXPLOIT.OF ELDERLY Apr 1, 2014 Defendant: ADAM M. LOPEZ – Statute 720 5/17-56(a) Class 1 Orig. Agency: CITY OF SPRINGFIELD Charge Instr: Complaint
  • Complaint 05 Count 005 FINANCIAL EXPLOIT OF ELDERLY Apr 1, 2014 Defendant: ADAM M. LOPEZ – Statute 720 5/17-56(a) Class 1 Orig. Agency: CITY OF SPRINGFIELD Charge Instr: Complaint

Lopez has also been sued by some of his relatives for misuse of their funds, and also by two landlords for failure to pay his rent.

Please remember that all persons are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law.

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2 Comments
  • Dave
    Posted at 15:56h, 07 November

    How low can you go…

  • Pete Malloy
    Posted at 18:52h, 07 November

    WOW ! Class 1s and a Class X. The Class X alone is a minimum 6-30yrs.

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