Hughes found guilty



A Mariposa County Superior Court jury found Bernard Hughes guilty of six counts of burglary last Friday. Hughes had been on trial for weeks.

Hughes, a career criminal facing his third strike, originally faced seven felony counts, but the judge in the case dismissed one of the charges. Hughes’ career in crime began with a first degree burglary conviction 25 years ago in Stanislaus County and continued. He has been convicted of drug related charges, assault with a deadly weapon (twice), ...

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