Last 'Sunny Day' defendant sentenced for killing, shooting | Town Square | Palo Alto Online |

Town Square

Post a New Topic

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.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 9:44 AM

Comments (3)

7 people like this
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.


1 person likes this
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.


2 people like this
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.


Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Stay up to date on local coronavirus coverage with our daily news digest email.

Food Safety and Coronavirus: A Comprehensive Guide
By Laura Stec | 11 comments | 28,624 views

These local restaurants are donating meals to Bay Area residents in need. Here's how to help.
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 10,623 views

Coronavirus: Plan ahead now for a big outbreak
By Diana Diamond | 16 comments | 3,697 views

Will the Coronavirus Save Lives?
By Sherry Listgarten | 27 comments | 3,560 views

How COVID-19 Affects Communities
By Jessica Zang | 3 comments | 909 views

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 10, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category. Sponsored by Kepler's Books, Linden Tree Books and Bell's Books.

Contest Details