The four O.J. Simpson co-defendants who took plea deals and testified against the former football star were sentenced Tuesday to probation by Clark County District Court Judge Jackie Glass. The four men, the charges they admitted, the sentences they faced and the sentences they received:
- Michael McClinton, 50, of Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to felony robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery. He faced up to 11 years
in prison. McClinton was sentenced to two to seven years, suspended; eight years of probation.
- Walter Alexander, 47, of Mesa, Ariz., pleaded guilty to felony conspiracy to commit robbery. He faced probation or up to six years
in prison, but prosecutors asked for a suspended sentence and probation. Alexander was sentenced to one to four years, suspended;
four years of probation.
- Charles Cashmore, 41, of Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to felony accessory to robbery. He faced up to five years in prison. Cashmore
was sentenced to one to three years, suspended; three years of
- Charles Ehrlich, 54, of Miami, pleaded guilty to felony attempted burglary and attempted accessory to robbery. He faced up to five years in prison. Ehrlich was sentenced to 1½ to four years, suspended; six years of probation.
- Simpson, 61, was sentenced Friday to nine to 33 years in a Nevada state prison, and co-defendant Clarence "C.J." Stewart, 54, was sentenced to 7½ to 27 years after a jury found them guilty of kidnapping, armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, burglary and conspiracy.
Source: Elana Roberto, clerk to Judge Jackie Glass.
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