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Last 'Sunny Day' defendant sentenced for killing, shooting

Original post made on Feb 19, 2020

Six years after prosecutors announced indictments against 16 gang members as part of "Operation Sunny Day," the last defendant, Tyrone Sostenes Love-Lopez, was sentenced to eight years in prison.

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Posted by too lenient
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 19, 2020 at 2:20 pm

So he'll be out in a year? 6 years off for time served, plus another year off for good behavior leaves 1 more year out of the 8. Yet other members are serving much longer sentences, and some of them were never even accused of pulling a trigger. I don't understand the variances.

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Posted by Tommy Daugherty
a resident of Woodside
on Feb 19, 2020 at 9:04 pm

He got found not guilty of any murder. So many of his cohorts are now lifers or serving extensive sentences making him one of the luckiest out of the 16 individuals implicated.

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Posted by Rod S
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Feb 20, 2020 at 3:32 am

I have followed this case from the beginning, clearly the DAs office had a very weak case on this young man after losing the first trial after five years of gather evidence. This plea deal was the state using a "saving face" tactic and refusal to exonerate this young man by offering a plea deal that is almost never offered to people accused of a crime like this to justify the exorbitant amount of political and financial resources.

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