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Former Sheriff Baca sentenced to three years in prison

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was sentenced May 12 to three years in prison and one year of supervised release for obstructing a federal probe into corruption in the jails. Baca also was ordered to pay a $7,500 fine. Baca’s attorneys had asked that he serve only home detention, and…

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Former Sheriff Baca convicted of obstructing justice

LOS ANGELES — Ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was convicted March 15 of obstruction of justice and two other federal charges for orchestrating a scheme to thwart an FBI investigation into inmate mistreatment in the jails he ran and of lying to the bureau. After about two days of deliberations, a jury found that…

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Suspect arrested in shooting that left four dead

SOUTH LOS ANGELES — A reputed gang member was ordered jailed without bail Dec. 6 while awaiting arraignment next month for his alleged involvement in a shootout that left four men dead here in October. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Gustavo N. Sztraicher ordered Marlon Jones, 41, to return to court Jan. 18 for arraignment…

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