A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department civilian employee reached a settlement in his lawsuit alleging he was retaliated against for exposing favorable treatment given to an inmate accused of stealing former Dodger catcher Jim Campanis’ 1988 World Series ring.

Papers filed by lawyers for ex-jailer Anthony Serena in Los Angeles Superior Court state the case he brought against Los Angeles County was resolved, but no terms were divulged.

Serena’s allegations were similar to those of Deputy William Cordero, who maintains in a separate lawsuit that he was engaged in protected activity by reporting the alleged misconduct, only to be punished with a transfer.

Cordero, whose case is still awaiting trial, sued the county in Los Angeles Superior Court in July 2012. Serena did the same in April 2014.

Cordero’s complaint states that in November 2010, La Verne police detectives recovered the ring and Campanis’ Rolex watch, both of which were stolen earlier that year from his golf bag while he was taking part in a charity tournament at Western Hills Golf Course in Chino Hills.

Police said the ring was found during a search of the home of Frank Jose Carrillo and the watch was found at an Ontario pawn shop.

According to his suit, Cordero had a coveted day-shift position at the sheriff’s Avalon Station on Catalina Island that included a 16.5 percent pay bonus. He alleges an administrator in the sheriff’s department used his influence to transfer Carrillo to Catalina Island and have him housed there to keep him out of the Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles.

In July 2011, Capt. Jeff Donahue, who was the sheriff’s commanding officer on Catalina Island, had Carrillo’s jail uniform and wristband removed and replaced with civilian clothing, including a polo shirt and designer pants, according to Cordero’s court papers. The captain then “illegally transported Carrillo to a local golf course where he (the captain) was given golf lessons by Carrillo,” the suit alleged.

After Carrillo told Cordero he went to play golf with the captain, the plaintiff complained to his supervising sergeant, who told him “people here need to realize that it’s not going to be good for them if they undermine the captain,” according to the suit.

The captain wrote in the station jail log that Carrillo never left the station, the plaintiff alleges. Donahue later told Cordero that he had “cleared the golfing excursion with Sheriff Lee Baca after the Catalina Gold Star Dive fundraising event,” the suit states.

In his lawsuit, Serena maintained that he reported Donahue’s alleged conduct to his supervisor, a sergeant who told him not to “undermine” the station captain.

Serena claimed he was harassed by a group of deputies who supported Donahue, was banned from ride-along patrols with deputies, was stripped of his stun gun and was written up for “poor interpersonal communications.”

Serena was told in February 2012 that he was on the captain’s “enemies list,” according to his lawsuit. He said he also was reassigned to the East Los Angeles Station, resulting in a 22 percent cut in pay and a commute time that was four times longer than in Catalina, and maintained that he was forced to quit in August 2015 after 21 years on the job.

Lawyers for Los Angeles County denied Serena’s allegations.

Campanis, son of former Dodger general manager Al Campanis, played 46 games for the Dodgers from 1966-68 and was working for the team making speeches when the team won the World Series in 1988.

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