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April 25, 2014 11:00 PM

Merced County sheriff candidate Soria admits to lying in 2006 criminal probe

Public records show that Jim Soria, Merced County sheriff's candidate and a former Dos Palos police officer, lied to sheriff’s deputies in 2006 during a criminal investigation. If elected, his background almost certainly would preclude him from making any arrests or testifying in court, according to law enforcement experts.

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