Parkwise coordinator authorized utility payments for popular Tucson restaurant

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- A downtown restaurant has been getting free utilities courtesy of the City of Tucson.

The Arizona Daily Star reports Chris Leighton, the Program Coordinator of Parkwise, has been authorizing the city to pay utility bills for Cafe Poca Cosa.

As a result of an investigation, Leighton was issued a termination notice this week.

He is scheduled for a pre-termination hearing with his department head at the end of November.