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Woman defends eviction attempt

Editor's note (added on Nov. 24, 2021):

This story has been removed after the Santa Clara County District Attorney dismissed charges against a key defendant in March, 2021 due to lack of evidence. The DA declined numerous attempts by the Voice to obtain an explanation for its actions in the case. The court record dismissing the charges states that witnesses in the case refused to cooperate and invoked their 5th Amendment rights against self-incrimination.

In light of the ongoing potential for damage to that person’s reputation, the Voice has elected to remove the story about the now-withdrawn allegations against that individual in all of the stories it published about this case.

Two other defendants took plea deals. Steven Carling pleaded no contest to felony assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury and misdemeanor criminal threats, and was sentenced to 224 days in county jail and three years of probation. Lori Walston pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of being accessory to a crime and was sentenced to 60 days in county jail and three years of probation.

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Woman defends eviction attempt

by / Mountain View Voice

Uploaded: Tue, Oct 22, 2019, 1:33 pm
Updated: Wed, Nov 24, 2021, 5:26 pm

Editor's note (added on Nov. 24, 2021):

This story has been removed after the Santa Clara County District Attorney dismissed charges against a key defendant in March, 2021 due to lack of evidence. The DA declined numerous attempts by the Voice to obtain an explanation for its actions in the case. The court record dismissing the charges states that witnesses in the case refused to cooperate and invoked their 5th Amendment rights against self-incrimination.

In light of the ongoing potential for damage to that person’s reputation, the Voice has elected to remove the story about the now-withdrawn allegations against that individual in all of the stories it published about this case.

Two other defendants took plea deals. Steven Carling pleaded no contest to felony assault with force likely to cause great bodily injury and misdemeanor criminal threats, and was sentenced to 224 days in county jail and three years of probation. Lori Walston pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge of being accessory to a crime and was sentenced to 60 days in county jail and three years of probation.

Comments

richl
Registered user
Blossom Valley
on Oct 22, 2019 at 3:29 pm
richl, Blossom Valley
Registered user
on Oct 22, 2019 at 3:29 pm

This reads like the Donald was telling the story. Even if we accept that she had some deadbeat tenants, these actions are clearly completely illegal and any "property manager" would know that. I'm sure it's frustrating, but that's how the world works - you go through the process. Or pick a job you're better at.


gavin
Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Oct 22, 2019 at 4:23 pm
gavin, Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Oct 22, 2019 at 4:23 pm

If I provided housing of any type, I would stop playing the game, sell and get out now. No Airbnb, no rentals. Money is better off with some preferred stock or in the mattress. No good deed goes unpunished.


The Business Man
Registered user
Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:19 pm
The Business Man, Another Mountain View Neighborhood
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on Oct 22, 2019 at 11:19 pm

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