POLLACCI ASSAUTLED, SENTENCING CONTINUES 06-17-10 19:50 a.v.
Sentencing continued for a Pacific Grove businessman after he was assaulted by 3 inmates at the Monterey County Jail today. A Monterey County judge found 50-year old Tom Pollacci guilty of raping a woman inside of his father’s liquor store 2 years ago. PollaccI was assaulted by the inmates at 12:30 p.m. while in a holding cell waiting to be transported to the Monterey County courthouse. Sentencing is expected to be continued tomorrow after the Monterey County district attorney announced 2 additional rape charges would be filed against Pollacci, who has pleaded not guilty to both of the additional rape charges. He faces 8 years in prison.