Crestwood Mayor Lou Presta expected to resign amid bribery scandal

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Thursday, October 7, 2021
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Crestwood Mayor Lou Presta is expected to resign after being charged in a in red-light camera bribery scheme last year.

Crestwood Mayor Lou Presta appears to be resigning.

An entry on the agenda for Thursday night's village board meeting shows a formal notice of resignation from the position of mayor.

Presta has pleaded not guilty to accepting a cash-filled envelope from a representative of a red light camera company.

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ABC7 has reached out to Presta for comment and has not heard back, but he told the Chicago Tribune his resignation is because of health issues.

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