Rios rejects call for Ingram’s prosecution

Melissa Rios, Lassen County District Attorney

In a letter addressed to Lassen County District Attorney Melyssah Rios, the Free Assembly Project called for the prosecution of Lassen County regarding his actions at the Rainbow Family Gathering. Click here to see the story on the letter.

Lassen County District 5 Supervisor Jason Ingram.

Here is the district attorney’s response.

“Hello, Mr. Addison, thank you for this information.

“It appears based on this document, that suspected violations, if any, would have occurred within the County of Plumas. Our jurisdiction only covers law violations alleged to have occurred within the County of Lassen. If you believe a law violation has occurred, it would need to be reported to the appropriate Plumas County, or federal, authority.

“As for the public official misconduct allegations; our office is tasked with the function of upholding public integrity accountability.  Upon review of the document provided, there is insufficient information contained within from which to reach any conclusion. Providing the same deference as in all cases, we will look into these allegations as our time and resources permit.

“Please feel free to reach out to our office if you have any further questions or concerns.”