Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Suspect Eyed in Poison Attempt.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Guillermo Contreras Journal Staff Writer

Woman Charged With Fire Fraud

San Diego police say a woman accused of filing a false claim to get money set aside for victims of the Cerro Grande Fire is also a suspect in a poisoning case in which fruit smoothies contained arsenic and an anti-psychotic drug.

Pamela L. Medley, 49, also raised the ire of a California judge who ordered her to pay $7,560 for refusing to obey court orders, including instructions to submit herself to a mental health evaluation, in a sexual harassment lawsuit she filed against the University of California at San Diego, court records say. The lawsuit is related to the poisoning case, according to police and court records. …

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