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Granite County Commissioner Investigated For Using County Equipment on Personal Property

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Granite County Commissioner Scott Adler is being investigated after locals complained that he used county resources on his personal property in early September. During a commissioner meeting recorded by QSPNLIVE last Tuesday, Adler admitted when questioned by resident Susie Browning, that this wasn’t the first time.

  • Browning: “What equipment was used?”
  • Adler: “A tractor, a mulcher, one water truck, and a dozer.”
  • Browning: “Is this the first time that you have used a piece of County equipment?”
  • Adler: “No, I’ve used stuff over at my shop, to unload stuff same as…. no, i’m not… you know… right there where I have my shop.”

County Commissioners say they were testing a miller at the time and said they were “sorry.” Adler went so far as to say publicly that he “f-d up.” Commissioner Bill Slaughter said there was no excuse.

“I’m a big boy and I know right from wrong,” Slaughter said. “There wasn’t anything right about this, ok? We’re not trying to make any excuses in talking about the testing, that’s something we’re going to do, that’s something we’re going to do again probably, but where it went was wrong. We got it loud and clear. You’re not going to get an excuse from me.”

Some residents asked for Adler to step down from his position. The Montana Attorney General’s office has confirmed that the Division of Criminal Investigation was contacted last Thursday and will be looking into the matter.

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