In a follow-up to the link posted earlier this week on PublicCEO …
The Sacramento Bee is reporting that Yolo County prosecutors won’t seek to give a life sentence for a man who put cheese down his pants at a grocery store in Woodland.
A new psychological evaluation convinced prosecutors that Robert Preston Ferguson’s most recent convictions for petty theft did not warrant a life sentence under the state’s three-strikes law, said Jonathan Raven, Yolo County’s assistant chief deputy district attorney.
Raven said the district attorney’s office had recently received a psychological report, requested by the public defender’s office, that “shed some light on Ferguson.”
“The district attorney’s office is no longer looking at this as a life case,” Raven said.
Read more at The Sacramento Bee Web site.