Contractors in NAS North Island Bribery Scandal Sentenced

    Contractors get prision for Navy bribes

    SAN DIEGO — A federal judge sentenced two owners of defense contracting firms in Poway to three years each in federal prison Monday for their roles in a bribery and fraud scandal that went on for nearly a decade at North Island Naval Air Station.


    The prison terms were handed down by U.S. District Judge Larry A. Burns to Joanna Loehr, 52, the owner of Centerline Inc. and Robert Ehnow, 46, the owner of L & N Industrial Tool & Supply.

    Read the entire UT San Diego article here.

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    Originally from upstate New York, Dani Schwartz has lived in Coronado since 1996. She is thrilled to call Coronado home and raise her two children here. In her free time enjoys hitting the gym, reading, and walking her dog around the “island.”Have news to share? Send tips, story ideas or letters to the editor to: