• QUARTZSITE DECLARED TO BE IN A STATE OF EMERGENCY
Despite the fact that Mayor Ed Foster refused to participate, Quartzsite was declared to be in a state of emergency Sunday morning. Foster was contacted by the embattled police chief Jeff Gilbert and Sgt Xavier Frausto around 10:30 a.m. Sunday, who reported that there was an emergency meeting being held at the town hall.
Upon arrival, Foster found the councilmen holding a meeting without proper notification to the public with no agenda available. He, too, was not notified until the two police officials came to his home.
"This is an illegal meeting," Foster declared, "I am not going to participate." At that point, Foster -- as well as the public -- was locked out of the gallery as the meeting proceeded.
Later that morning, The Chief of Police and Sgt Frausto were reported to have been dressing in riot gear.
quartzite has been a lightning rod for change as news of the level of corruption underway there has leaked into the mainstream, driven -- at least in part -- by an illeg
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