Another one bites the dust

A Pomona City Councilman was arrested for driving drunk.

Pomona councilman Elliot Rothman arrested in DUI


POMONA – Pomona City Councilman Elliott Rothman was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs, police said Wednesday.

According to the sheriff’s department, Rothman, 50, was arrested by Pomona police at 11:03 p.m. Tuesday and was booked for a misdemeanor about 20 minutes later.

Pomona police Sgt. Mike Olivieri confirmed the arrest, but referred calls to City Manager Linda Lowry’s office for all other details, which were not immediately released.

A court date was set for 8 a.m. Thursday at Pomona Superior Court, the sheriff’s department reported.

Rothman has served on the Pomona City Council for 12 years, according to the city’s Web site.