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O.C. gang member convicted of murder, carjacking

A Santa Ana gang member was convicted Tuesday of murder and carjacking in a series of gang-motivated crimes, authorities said.

Johnny Guevara, 29, was convicted of carrying out his crimes to benefit a criminal street gang and faces a maximum sentence of life without the possibility of parole plus an additional 25 years to life in state prison, the Orange County district attorney's office said.

Wearing masks, Guevara and an unknown accomplice used a gun to kidnap a man on Oct. 22, 2008, as he drove his car in Santa Ana. The man was thrown out of his vehicle but survived, according to prosecutors.

Several weeks later, Guevara fired six shots at a tagger who was drinking with friends in a Santa Ana parking lot. The victim was hit in the head and died, prosecutors said.

Guevara is scheduled to be sentenced March 18 at the Santa Ana courthouse.

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-- Robert J. Lopez

 
Comments () | Archives (7)

What a moron....no respect for life....MAY YOU ROT IN PRISON JOHNNY while I enjoy living FREE!

And he isn't getting the the death sentence why??

I was asking myself the same thing,why not the DEATH sentence ? Too light on these criminals-thanks 'liberals'

What a dumbass... Yep that sentence was too light for his stupid actions

Yes, I'd also like to know why the death sentence was not applied. Why give life support to this homicidal parasite?

You are about as sharp as a marble Johnny, and now will pay for your actions.

So was it worth it???

the liberal pukes will only cry out if the guards beat up Johnny like a punching bag

seems they never chime in on behalf of any of the victims their criminal buddies brutalize


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