A 56-year-old man was sentenced today to 30 days in jail for soliciting a prostitute last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.
On April 10, Raymond Edward Bernasconi pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of soliciting a prostitute in case 6PC05400.
At today's court appearance, Bernasconi was remanded into custody following his sentencing.
Prosecutors said on Oct. 12, 2016, Bernasconi made arrangements online to meet a prostitute at a motel in Claremont.
When the defendant arrived at the location, he was arrested and taken into custody by law enforcement participating in a multi-agency human trafficking sting, according to prosecutors.
At the time of the incident, Bernasconi was a deputy for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
The case was investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Los Angeles County District Attorney / case 6PC05400 / May 09, 2017