Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca leaves federal court via a loading dock Monday. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)
Cindy Chang and Marisa Gerber
July 18, 2016
A federal judge on Monday 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.