Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca’s Appeal Rejected, Still Faces 3 Years In PrisonLee Baca, who has Alzheimer’s disease, is facing three years in federal prison for obstructing an FBI investigation into a large-scale corruption scheme in the county jail system.
Ex-LA Sheriff Baca To Stay Out Of Jail During AppealLee Baca, 75, was sentenced to three years in prison for obstructing an FBI probe into the conduct of deputies in the jail system.
Judge Orders Lee Baca To Surrender To Begin Serving Prison SentenceFormer Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has lost his latest bid to stay out of prison.
Prosecutors Want 2-Year Prison Sentence For Ex-Sheriff BacaThe former L.A. County Sheriff was convicted of obstruction of justice for his role in a scheme to thwart an FBI probe.
Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Found Guilty In Jails ProbeFormer Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has been convicted of obstructing an FBI corruption investigation into his jails and lying to federal authorities.
Judge Admonishes Baca For Hallway Encounter In Front Of JurorsJury deliberations resumed Wednesday in the corruption case of former LA County Sheriff Lee Baca, a day after he was admonished by a federal judge for a hallway exchange in front of jurors.
Closing Arguments To Begin In Baca RetrialThe jury is expected to begin deliberations at 8 a.m. in downtown Los Angeles immediately after closing arguments.
Prosecution Expected To Rest In Baca RetrialThe 74-year-old is being tried in downtown Los Angeles on counts of obstruction of justice, conspiracy to obstruct justice and making false statements to the FBI.
Testimony Gets Underway In Baca RetrialThe retrial is expected to take about two weeks.
Jury Selection To Begin In Retrial For Ex-Sheriff Lee BacaAbout 250 potential panelists will be summoned to begin the selection process, which could last for the remainder of the week.
Federal Prosecutors Seek Retrial Of Ex-Sheriff Lee BacaIn December, a six-man, six-woman jury deadlocked on charges of obstruction of justice and conspiracy to obstruct justice against the 74-year-old former lawman.
Mistrial Declared In Baca's Federal Corruption TrialWith jurors saying they were hopelessly deadlocked, a judge declared a mistrial Thursday in the federal corruption trial of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca.
Closing Arguments Begin In Baca Corruption TrialThe former sheriff is being tried in downtown Los Angeles on conspiracy and obstruction of justice charges.
Opening Statements Begin In Baca Corruption TrialCourt will be in session at the new federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each day.
Jury Selection To Begin In Baca Corruption TrialA pool of 150 residents of the district will be screened in downtown Los Angeles Monday.