The colorful restaurateur, who was appointed to the five-member board in 2007 by then-Gov. Matt Blunt, drew public heat and biting criticism from Mayor Francis Slay and Police Chief Daniel Isom for calling a patrol sergeant to help keep his nephew, Christoper Campo, out of jail the night of February 13, after Campo's arrest in Soulard on suspicion of drunken driving.
Uncle Vinny's call apparently did the trick, as Campo, 46, was brought to Tony's, where, according to the police sergeant, seemed to be quite sober.
View Bommarito's entire resignation letter on the next page.
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