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Start of federal prison sentence for Baca delayed

LOS ANGELES — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca received a reprieve from prison July 24, with his attorney asking an appellate court to allow the ex-lawman to remain free while he appeals his conviction for conspiring to derail an FBI probe into corruption in the jail system. Baca, 75, had been scheduled to…

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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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Prosecutors seek two-year sentence for former sheriff

LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors are seeking a two-year prison term for ex-Sheriff Lee Baca for conspiring to obstruct a federal grand jury investigation into civil rights abuses and corruption within Los Angeles County jails, but the defense is asking for a sentence of home detention, court papers obtained April 25 show. Baca, 74, was convicted…

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