Kevin Gonzalves, Merced Irrigation District Division 4 Director, during a board of directors meeting in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Gonzalves is accused of unauthorized water diversion from a waterway containing Merced Irrigation District water.
Kevin Gonzalves, Merced Irrigation District Division 4 Director, during a board of directors meeting in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Gonzalves is accused of unauthorized water diversion from a waterway containing Merced Irrigation District water. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com
Kevin Gonzalves, Merced Irrigation District Division 4 Director, during a board of directors meeting in Merced, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Gonzalves is accused of unauthorized water diversion from a waterway containing Merced Irrigation District water. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com

MID says he stole water and owes $200k. But this board member says the water was his.

August 15, 2017 4:06 PM