Fontana Woman Gets 3 Years In Prison For Selling Elephant Tranquilizer
Carfentanil, a synthetic opioid, is 100 times more potent than fentanyl and 10,000 times more potent than morphine.Alejandra Romero-Agredano, 50, plead guilty in January L.A. federal court to one count of distribution of more than 100 grams of carfentanil, according to the U.S. district attorney’s office.
A repeat drunk driver will spend four years in prison after pleading guilty to his 13th DUI, according to the Denver District Attorney’s Office.
Denver District Court Judge Michael Vallejos on Wednesday handed down the sentence to 60-year-old Maynard Rome.
On June 14, Rome was arrested after being involved in a traffic crash at I-70 and North Havana Street. He pleaded guilty on Oct. 3 to driving under the influence (fourth or subsequent offense).
Man Sentenced To 118 Years In Prison For Homeless Camp Murder, Attempted Murder
A transient man, Chue Xiong, was sentenced to 118 years to life in prison for murder and attempted murder in a Sacramento homeless camp. © Provided by CBS Sacramento Last month, a jury convicted Xiong of the first-degree murder of Mario Perez-Arzola, attempted murder, and being a felon in possession of a firearm. On Oct. 18, 2018, Xiong approached one of the victims in a homeless camp, demanding to know where someone was while holding the victim at gunpoint. When Perez-Arzola tried to calm him down, Xiong shot him n the chest, killing him.He then shot the other victim in the shoulder.
“Mr. Rome received his first DUI in 1986 and racked up 12 more since then which makes this prison sentence fitting,” said Denver District Attorney Beth McCann. “December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month and this case deserves to be in the spotlight as a reminder to not drink and drive.”
According to the DA’s office, Rome has amassed DUIs in Denver County, Adams County, Arapahoe County, Jefferson County and in South Dakota’s Lawrence County.
He will spend four years in the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC), with 36 days-credit for time served.
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Antwon Carter Sentenced To Life In Prison In 2010 Murder Of CPD Officer Michael Bailey .
Antwon Carter, also known as Anton Carter, was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the murder of Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey nearly a decade ago. Carter was also sentenced to a consecutive 35 years for an aggravated hijacking conviction.© Provided by CBS Chicago Antwon Carter Antwon Carter was sentenced to life in prison for the 2010 murder of Chicago Police Officer Michael Bailey. (Credit: Illinois Department of Corrections)Bailey, 62, was gunned down outside his Park Manor house at 74th Street and Evans Avenue on July 18, 2010.