Jaime Prieto Rocha, 42, a Santa Ana gangbanger pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter on Friday and agreed to testify against his fellow gang member, 27-year-old Irvin Tellez, in exchange for prosecutors dropping a murder charge, according to the O.C. Register.
Rocha was sentenced in Harbor Court on Friday to 16 years in prison.
Rocha and Tellez left a bloody trail in Santa Ana on Sept. 2, 2013, when Tellez shot one woman and left her with permanent injuries and shot another, who died in the back seat of Rocha’s car. Continue reading