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Former legislator receives 10-month sentence

LOS ANGELES — Former Montebello-area Assemblyman Tom Calderon was sentenced Sept. 12 to a 10-month split sentence of federal prison and electronic monitoring for helping conceal bribe money his brother, former Democratic state Sen. Ron Calderon, received during an FBI sting. In imposing the sentence, U.S. District Judge Christina Snyder said she took into account Read More…

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Judge to hear request for Calderon case dismissal

LOS ANGELES — A judge indicated she would deny an attempt by former state Sen. Ron Calderon’s attorneys to have the federal corruption case against him thrown out based on allegations that prosecutors engaged in “outrageous government conduct” by leaking a sealed, 124-page affidavit detailing the FBI’s investigation to a cable news network. However, U.S. Read More…

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Calderon attorney accuses prosecutors of leaking affidavit

LOS ANGELES — Lawyers for Ron Calderon allege in court papers that federal corruption charges against their client should be thrown out because prosecutors engaged in “outrageous government conduct” by leaking a sealed, 124-page affidavit detailing the FBI’s investigation of the ex-state senator to a cable news network. Although Calderon’s defense believes the alleged 2013 Read More…