Oceanside Official Allegedly Viewed Pornography on Library Computer

ByFreda D. Cuevas

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Victor Roy, Oceanside’s elected town treasurer, looked at pornography on a laptop or computer at the city’s Mission Branch Library in June 2021, in accordance to an anonymous grievance submitted versus him at the time.  

“He was searching at magazines that when he clicked on the include, the pictures inside the magazine were being full nudity,” reads the grievance, attained by Voice of San Diego through a general public records ask for.  

Roy was explained to by library personnel that he could not look at nudity on general public pcs, and Roy “said he understood, that is why he came when it was slow and that he was being cognizant of his surroundings,” according to the complaint.  

Assistant Town Manager Michael Gossman told Voice of San Diego that library workers gave Roy a warning, and that personnel has not witnessed any other inappropriate habits by him considering the fact that. 

The allegation was one of quite a few bundled in a June 6 e mail from Steve Hodges, Oceanside’s treasury supervisor, to Roy and that has been circulating on line given that. Gossman confirmed that the e mail is reliable. 

The other allegations in the e-mail assert that Roy was negligent in expense decisions that dropped the town revenue, that Roy illegally asked Hodges to donate to his 2020 marketing campaign and that he regularly acted “inappropriately” towards a former town personnel who passed absent in 2021. 

The city treasurer is dependable for overseeing the administration of the city’s $450 million expense fund. It is an elected situation in Oceanside, but in other cities, like the town of San Diego, it is an appointed placement. 

Roy and Hodges could not be arrived at for comment. 

Roy was elected to the metropolis treasurer seat for a partial phrase in 2018 and re-elected in 2020 soon after functioning unopposed. His phrase finishes in 2024.  


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