Crime & Justice

Former Sheriff Baca one step closer to prison

Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca in 2010.
Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca in 2010.
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This story aired on Feb. 12, 2019.

Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca is one step closer to going to prison after a three-judge appeals panel rejected his appeal of his conviction on charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI.