Judge Throws Out Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Plea Deal

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A federal judge threw out a plea agreement that would have given former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca a maximum of six months in prison, saying the sentence was too lenient considering Baca’s role in obstructing an FBI investigation into the county jails, the Los Angeles Times reports. U.S. District Court Judge Percy Anderson said the deal “would trivialize . . .

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