A judge ruled Wednesday that there isn’t sufficient evidence to prove Barry Gilton was the triggerman in the killing of his daughter’s alleged pimp last summer in the Bayview district.
Still, the judge held Gilton, his daughter’s mother and two others to answer on murder charges in connection with the controversial June 4 homicide that some have viewed as vigilantism. Read More
The Golden State cities of Vallejo, Stockton, Mammoth Lakes and San Bernardino have all declared bankruptcy, and city leaders in Compton are publicly pondering that option as well. Basically the roster of California cities has become a game of dead pool to see which one will drop next. Read More
The couple accused of killing their daughter’s pimp in the Bayview district last month had help from a family member and another man, prosecutors announced.
Antonio Gilton, 26, who’s related to shooting suspect Barry Gilton, though it’s unclear in what way, was arrested Wednesday along with Alfonso Williams, 35, in connection with the June 4 slaying of Calvin Sneed, 22, of Compton, who believed to have been a gang member. Read More
A San Francisco couple accused of fatally shooting a Los Angeles-area man who was allegedly pimping their teenage daughter pleaded not guilty Friday to murder charges.
Lupe Mercado, 37, and Barry Gilton, 38, have been charged with the murder of Calvin Sneed, 22, of Compton, who was fatally shot shortly after 2 a.m. on June 4.
Mercado and Gilton also Friday denied special allegations that they fired a weapon into an occupied vehicle. Read More