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Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca Begins Jail Term in Texas

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has reported to a Texas prison to begin a three-year prison term.

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Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca Likely to be Headed to Jail

The United States Supreme Court on Monday declined to review the case against former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, opening the door for the disgraced ex-lawman to be remanded to one of the jails he once oversaw.

Ex-L.A. Sheriff Baca Loses Appeal, Faces Prison

An appeals court upheld the conviction of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on Monday, clearing the way for the now ailing law enforcement figure to spend years in prison for obstructing justice and lying to federal authorities.

Former Los Angeles Sheriff Found Guilty of Obstructing Federal Investigation

Lee Baca, the once powerful and popular sheriff of Los Angeles County, was found guilty Wednesday of obstructing a federal investigation into abuses in county jails and lying to cover up the interference.

Ex-L.A. County Sheriff's Obstruction Trial Ends in Mistrial

A mistrial was declared Thursday in the corruption case against former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca after a jury failed to reach a verdict on charges that he tried to obstruct an FBI investigation into allegations that deputies abused jail inmates.

Former Sheriff Lee Baca Wants His Trial Moved From L.A. County

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said in court documents he wants his case to be heard by a different judge in either Orange or Riverside County because he doesn't believe he'll get a fair trial.

New Federal Charges Accuse Ex-L.A. Sheriff of Obstructing Justice, Lying to Authorities

Days after withdrawing a guilty plea for lying during an FBI investigation into widespread abuses at the county jails, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was indicted Friday on more serious charges that could bring up to 20 years in prison.

Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Withdraws His Guilty Plea

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca withdrew his guilty plea Monday to a charge of lying during an FBI investigation into the county's jails, opting instead for a trial.

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

A federal judge rejected a plea agreement Monday under which former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca would have served up to six months in prison for lying to federal authorities, saying the punishment was not severe enough.

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Former L.A. Sheriff Diagnosed With Alzheimer's, Still Faces 6 Months in Prison

Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca has been diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer's disease, according to court documents filed Monday.