The City of Hesperia said they were victorious in a legal battle against former Brosowke who sued the municipality after he was ousted by the City Council in Sept. 2019 for alleged non-residency.

Rene Ray De La Cruz
Victorville Daily Press

The City of Hesperia has prevailed in a court battle with former District 4 Councilman Jeremiah Brosowske, who sued the municipality after he was ousted by the City Council in September 2019 for alleged non-residency.

Brosowske has always maintained that he resided in Hesperia while running for office and sought to be reinstated. He presented a 200-page document to the council via his attorney that he said offered proof.

However, San Bernardino County Superior Court Judge David Cohn didn’t agree, and this week denied Brosowske’s claim and ruled that he “failed to meet the residency requirement” by not living in the Hesperia District on July 25, 2018, before the city issued him candidate nomination papers.

“We are disappointed in the decision, especially because the court recognized that Mr. Brosowske moved from Apple Valley in May 2018,” Brosowske’s attorney, Chad Morgan, told the Daily Press. “ If that is true, then Mr. Brosowske could only have been a legal resident of Hesperia.” Morgan said he plans to appeal.

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