Hear the lies that federal prosecutors say Sheriff Lee Baca told them Baca interviewed by feds

By Cindy Chang, Joel Rubin and Jack LeonardContact Reporters |LATIMES.COM
February 13, 2016

lee baca fbiRetired Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty this week to a felony count of making a false statement in the jail abuse scandal that led him to step down in 2014.

In a plea deal filed in court Wednesday, Baca admitted to one lie and agreed not to contest allegations that he told other lies during an interview with federal prosecutors on April 12, 2013.

Audio of the interview, which was obtained by The Times, shows that prosecutors grilled Baca for about four hours about the unfolding scandal, including whether he tried to obstruct an FBI investigation into allegations of corruption and brutality by his sheriff’s deputies.

The U.S. attorney’s office alleges that Baca told three lies:

Rad more here: http://www.latimes.com/local/la-me-ln-sheriff-lee-baca-interview-false-statement-20160213-htmlstory.html

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