Retired Sheriff’s administrator snared in prostitution sting

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County officials said Thursday that multiple options are being considered in potentially replacing the longtime grounds coordinator of the annual Fair & National Date Festival in Indio due to his recent arrest in a prostitution sting. Ronald Frederick Dye, 72, of Murrieta, a retired Riverside County sheriff's administrator, was among seven men allegedly snared in a sheriff's undercover operation on Jan. 9 in Temecula. He was arrested on suspicion of soliciting. Dye has been the on-site operations coordinator for the Date Fest since 2009, according to the county Executive Office. ``The county is reviewing all available options related to (Dye's) contract,'' EO spokeswoman Brooke Federico told City News Service. Email requests for comment from Dye were not
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