Appling gets eight years for molesting a teen girl


John ApplingA Mariposa man was sentenced to eight years in prison last week for a sex-related crime.
John Leonard Appling, 46, was found guilty by a jury of a lewd act upon a child, a felony. Appling was found guilty in May but several sentencing hearings were postponed before if finally went forward last week.
Appling has an extensive criminal history and he has been in the Mariposa County Jail since he was arrested on July 6, 2018.
During the trial, Appling was accused of molesting a 14-year- ...

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