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Logan August and Derrick Penney sentencing today in Fresno

Posted: 9:00 PM, May 15, 2017
Updated: 2017-08-07 17:54:13Z

UPDATE (08/07): KCSO ex-deputies Logan August and Derrick Penney have been sentenced to three years of probation each. 

Logan August was also sentenced to complete 1500 hours of community service, while Derrick Penney was sentenced to complete 250 hours of community service. 

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UPDATE (08/07): KCSO ex-deputies Logan August and Derrick Penney are set to be sentenced today Monday August 7th in Fresno for their roles in a drug selling scheme. Both men entered guilty pleas earlier this year. 

The two former KCSO officers admitted to working with former Bakersfield Police Department officer Patrick Mara as well as ex-BPD detective Damacio Diaz in selling marijuana.

Both Logan August and Derrick Penney face 5 years of prison time, a fine of $250,000, a minimum two-year period of supervised released and a maximum lifetime period of supervised release. 

The sentencing is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. in Fresno.

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Former KCSO deputies Logan August and Derrick Penney entered guilty pleas at the federal courthouse in Fresno today, just a few weeks after the public learned they had teamed with former Bakersfield police detective Patrick Mara and sold marijuana.

August and Penney admitted to stealing confiscated marijuana from KCSO and receiving profits from sales in 2014.

Mara is serving a five year prison sentence for conspiring to distribute meth while he worked with former BPD detective Damacio Diaz. Diaz is also serving a five year prison sentence.

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August and Penney will be sentenced in August. They face a maximum sentence of five years.