Trials and Arbitration

Cindy Greatrex pleads not guilty, sets trial date — She's accused of stealing more than $67,000 from La Jolla Recreation Center funds

Cindy Greatrex pleads not guilty, sets trial date — She's accused of stealing more than $67,000 from La Jolla Recreation Center funds

Cindy Greatrex pleaded not guilty to all charges at her arraignment for felony grand theft in San Diego Superior Court this afternoon. A trial was set for Monday, March 12. The former chair of the La Jolla Park & Recreation, Inc. board is accused of stealing more than $67,000 from the organization.

At the hearing, Greatrex, 51, showed up with a new lawyer, John D. Kirby, who asked Judge Michael Smyth to replace Paul Neuharth as Greatrex’s attorney of record. At first, Kirby entered a plea of “guilty on all charges” on Greatrex’s behalf, after which Greatrex corrected him and he apologized. The people’s attorney, Chandelle Konstanzer, said she was not informed of the change in...

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