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15 Year Sentence in Hate Crimes Case – Bakersfield

April 13, 2017

United States Attorney Talbert announces that Justin Whittington, 25, of Bakersfield, was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for firing a sawed-off shotgun while yelling racist slurs at a Latino man and his family in 2012. No press credentials, no problem! Check out this this new release in the United States Attorney’s Briefing Room Video Series for scenes filmed live at the press conference announcing this significant federal sentence.

Updated April 13, 2017