To avoid any conflict of interest, the California attorney general will be handling both criminal cases against Calexico City Councilwoman Rosie Fernandez, Imperial County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Fernandez’s May 5 case of suspected hit-and-run in Calexico was submitted to the District Attorney’s Office by Calexico Police Department on June 11.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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