The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced that a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and charged with workers’ compensation fraud.
47 year old Kevin Adams, who lives in Covina, faces one count of workers’ compensation insurance fraud in Superior Court case BA489895.
His arraignment is scheduled for January 11, 2021 at the Foltz Criminal Justice Center, in department 30.
Adams was assigned to the Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Custody Services Division.
The terse announcement by the district attorney’s office simply says that he is accused of filing a false workplace injury claim for which he was receiving disability benefits. The alleged fraud began in 2015.
Inmate records show he was arrested around 9 a.m. Monday and released a short time later after being cited.
Adams faces a possible maximum sentence of five years in county jail if convicted as charged.
The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Internal Criminal Investigations Bureau.