Former Hurley mayor Joe Pinardi faces charges in Iron County Court.
Written by Jesse Baroka on March 1, 2019
HURLEY – Former Hurley mayor Joe Pinardi is facing charges in Iron County Court. The charges stem from an existing case involving the former fire chief. Pinardi, is charged with being a party to the crime of unauthorized use of an entity’s identifying information or documents, misdemeanor false swearing and obstructing an officer. Both cases center on a Hurley Fire Department credit card, which the former fire chief allegedly used for personal purchases between 2013 and 2016 while he was fire chief. Pinardi declined to comment beyond saying he was innocent of the charges. Pinardi is set to be back in court March 25th.