Albemarle County Supervisor Christopher J. Dumler walked out of jail Friday, his $50,000 bond secured by a
Democratic Party ally who used her home as collateral.
The shock and mystery endured following Dumler’s Thursday morning arrest on a forcible sodomy charge.
Dumler, 27, appeared via video Friday in his bond hearing, looking calm in his jail uniform. Cynthia Neffsecured
the bond against her home in the 3700 block of Pritchett Lane. The property is valued at $561,100.
Final spending totals for the 2011 Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and the Charlottesville City Council elections were released Wednesday by the Virginia Public Access Project.
In the Rivanna District race, victorious Republican incumbent Kenneth C. Boyd spent $21,951. His opponent, Democrat Cynthia Neff, spent $117,920. Boyd took 56.6 percent of the vote to Neff’s 43.3 percent.
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors got one new face Tuesday night with the election of Democrat Christopher J. Dumler in the Scottsville District.
The Jefferson Area Tea Party asked Albemarle County Board of Supervisors candidates about education, taxes, jobs and the Western Bypass of U.S. 29 at a forum Thursday night.
After a round of yes/no questions, the candidates had a minute to respond to questions from Tea Party members, followed by written questions from the audience.