San Gabriel Mayor Resigns After Alleged Food Fight & Crime
It was 1 a.m. at the New Taste Dumpling House last Friday in San Gabriel. Mayor Albert Y. M. Huang and an unidentified women apparently got into a fight over money -- she reportedly throws a a steamer of dumplings at him and he returns with throwing vinegar. Huang then allegedly took her purse, tried to take her SUV before fleeing in his own vehicle, which she clung onto as he drove at speeds as high as 45 mph. Now, after lots of media attention and the arrest on suspicion for felony robbery and assault, Huang has resigned, both from his post as mayor and from the city council, according to the LA Times. Huang says it was all a misunderstanding and his lawyers say "he wants to prove his innocence."