By Clarissa Aljentera and Julia Reynolds
The Monterey County Herald
SALINAS, Calif. — A longtime Salinas policeman and former Alisal High School soccer coach was charged Thursday with embezzling more than a third of the Police Activities League's annual budget.
Gilbert Bacis Jr., 42, pleaded not guilty Thursday when he was arraigned on charges of embezzlement and second-degree burglary. He was released without bail on his own recognizance.
Calif. officer accused of embezzlement