Monday, July 18, 2016

"Judge throws out ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca's plea deal, saying 6 months in prison not enough"

LAT:

U.S. District Court Judge Percy Anderson said the deal “would trivialize the seriousness of the offenses … the need for a just punishment, the need to deter others.”

Anderson said he would allow Baca to withdraw his guilty plea and set a new hearing date for Aug. 1.