Updated: 5/27/13, 3:55 P.M.
Three men have pleaded guilty to various charges surrounding a 2009 murder.
30-year-old Jose Velasquez, 26-year-old Alejandro Chavez, and 23-year-old Cristobal Ramirez all entered pleas of guilty last week to the murder of Oscar Sanchez.
The three men lured 35-year-old Sanchez into a car in January 2009 and drove him to a remote area of Santa Cruz County where they beat and stabbed him to death.
Velasquez pled guilty to first degree murder and will serve life in prison without the possibility of parole. Chavez pleaded guilty to 17 felonies including manslaughter and kidnapping, he was sentenced to 60 years in state prison, and Ramirez pled guilty to 7 felonies and will serve 35 years in prison.
Walmart has been ordered to pay 81 million dollars after pleading guilty Tuesday to charges the company dumped hazardous waste in California.
Walmart was accused of improperly disposing of pesticides, fertilizer and paint from some of its stores by dumping the waste into storm drains.
The dumping occurred between 2003 and 2005 in 16 California counties.
A man Monterey county authorities were search for in connection with a rape investigation was arrested when he tried to lure a teen into his car.
The attempted kidnapping took place Saturday afternoon when 31 year-old Manuel Sanchez drove alongside a 16-year-old girl near Closter Park in Salinas.
The teen called police and responding officers located Sanchez nearby and arrested him for annoying and molesting a child.
A 54 YEAR-OLD MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH AN ALLEGED BRUTAL ATTACK ON A WOMAN. COLIN RAY JOHNSON REPORTEDLY KICKED HIS VICTIM MULTIPLE TIMES, BEFORE TRYING TO CHOKE HER. THE ATTACK REPORTEDLY OCCURRED IN SEASIDE SATURDAY….BUT THE VICTIM WAS NOT LOCATED UNTIL MONDAY. ANYONE WITH ANY INFORMATION ABOUT THIS INCIDENT IS ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT THE SEASIDE POLICE DEPARTMENT.