Former Pinal County Supervisor Bryan Martyn was found guilty Thursday, Nov. 15, of one count of disorderly conduct, a Class 1 misdemeanor, after he pushed another man at a community festival earlier this year. Martyn served as the County Supervisor for District 2 from 2004 to 2011, which at the time included Apache Junction and Gold Canyon.
Magistrate Katherine Kaiser of Florence Municipal Court arrived at the verdict for the current Arizona State Parks director after a 2 1/2-hour bench trial. The judge imposed an $813 fine. Martyn faced up to six months in jail and fines of up to $2,500.
A Pinal County political group headed up by Pinal County Supervisor Bryan Martyn is under investigation by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office to determine if the organization violated state campaign-finance laws.The group, known as the “Pinal County Truth Squad,” organized in February in an effort to influence the outcome of the 2012 city election in the Town of Florence.