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19 hrs ago | via KION 46
A 22-year-old Castroville man has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for a fatal shooting in 2011. Alberto Cortez, 22, was convicted of first-degree murder, street terrorism and enhancements for use of a firearm and gang involvement. Comment?
Saturday Sep 27 | via KION 46
On Friday, the Monterey County District Attorney's Office said it is one step closer to justice in the murder of a 6-year-old Salinas boy as one defendant pleads guilty. However the boy's family is not satisfied with how the case is being handled. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via KSBW-TV
ON TWO COUNTS OF MURDER. BOTH MURDERS HAPPENED BACK IN 20-10 ... IN MARCH, THE 23 YEAR OLD FROM SALINAS ... WAS DRIVING A CAR IN WHICH A GUNMAN OPENED FIRE ON A RIVAL GANG MEMBER. Comment?
Friday Sep 26 | via KION 46
A Salinas man has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder for his role in two 2010 shootings, including one that killed a 6-year-old boy. Prosecutors said Edmundo Pulido, 23, was the driver of a car in which another gang member shot at rival gang members, but missed. Comment?
Sep 21, 2014 | via Monterey County Herald
SALINAS >> Three years after Jose Cisneros' death and a week-long trial, the jury found Alberto Cortez guilty of first-degree murder and active participation in the Norteno gang Friday, according to the Monterey County District Attorney's Office. A convicted murderer, Cortez faces a minimum sentence of 50 years-to-life in prison for pulling the trigger on Cisneros in May, 2011, which led to his death. Comment?
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