.@SalinasPD's benefactors - the politically active Cabrera clan.

It's a good look. ImageImage
Murdered a single mother for profit and his lawyer claimed the @MCoSheriff detective Martinez was persecuting the family.

Nonsense. Image
"The jury reached the verdict, which included a guilty finding on the special circumstance allegation of murder for financial gain, Wednesday following a three-week trial. According to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office, Cabrera strangled Singh in their Marina home"
"At one time, local defense attorney *Larry Biegel said he thought Martinez”s investigation was a vendetta. Now he thinks the deputy may have been right all along."

* Larry Biegel is Monterey County's "Better Call Saul"

- not a compliment


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