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Yost sentence seems like a slap on the wrist

Register • Jul 9, 2014 at 4:20 PM

In a recent article about the Yost settlement (“No jail time for Yost in plea deal” Register, July 7) , it stated that a plea deal was reached that gave Yost no jail time and only a couple thousand dollar so-called restitution.

Wow! He bilked his residents and the city out of tens of thousands and many families were uprooted as a result of it.

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What is this teaching people? It teaches people that it is OK to steal tens of thousands of dollars from the city and only get a slap on the wrist.

Tell our children that life lesson and we will see a lot more of it. Don’t let it happen, Judge Binette.

—Howard Collins


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