Ex-Santa Ana City Councilman Sentenced for Assaults, Grand Theft: DA’s Office

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Former Orange County executive Carlos Bustamante, shown in court in 2012, pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct on Dec. 18, 2015. (Credit: Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times)

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Former Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante was sentenced to a year in jail Friday on charges that included attempted sexual battery and grand theft.

Bustamante, who also had served as an executive manager for Orange County, pleaded guilty in December to attempted sexual battery, stalking, assault and false imprisonment.

Prosecutors had accused Bustamante of assaulting seven female county employees between 2003 and 2011 while working at the Orange County Public Works Department.

The sentence, part of a plea agreement, was imposed by Orange County Superior Court Judge John Conley.

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