Reginald Richardson, former director of the state Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission, pleaded guilty last October to assaulting a boy in a school program he ran as a side business. The charge was dismissed Aug. 28 after he completed his diversion terms.
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Emails show top state officials were content to let Reginald Richardson retire with months of state pay after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a child at a Salem after school program last year.
The governor fired Reginald Richardson from his post running the Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission more than a week after Salem Reporter first asked about his employment status. Richardson was convicted in October for shoving an eight-year-old into a wall during a Salem after-school program.
Reginald Richardson pleaded guilty in October to a misdemeanor charge after prosecutors say he shoved a boy against a wall. It’s unclear whether he’s still employed in his governor-appointed role.