In the first case brought by the District Attorney’s Conviction Review Unit, a judge today overturned the conviction of a former security guard charged with killing a young woman in Palmdale after prosecutors said there was newly discovered evidence that pointed to his innocence.
Day: January 24, 2017
DeAndre Cortez Way, better known as rapper Soulja Boy, was charged today with illegally possessing firearms, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A Fresno man was convicted and sentenced to 10 years and eight months in state prison this week for human trafficking, pimping, and pandering a woman and a minor. Justus Isaiah Morris, 20, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, to a court offer of one felony count of human trafficking, one felony count of human trafficking of a minor, one felony count of pimping, one felony count of pimping a minor, one felony count of pandering by procuring, one felony count of pandering with a minor over 16 years old by procuring, and one felony count of carrying a loaded unregistered firearm in public. In addition to prison, Morris was sentenced to mandatory lifetime sex offender registration and was ordered to have no contact with the victims.