Food Truck Owner Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Arson, Insurance Fraud

SAN DIEGO (FOX 5/KUSI) — The man convicted of arson and insurance fraud after setting his one food truck on fire, Avonte Hartsfield, will spend the next five years and four months in state prison, a judge decided Wednesday.
“The defendant shall be committed to the California and Rehabilitation for the total term of five years, four months with credits,” said Kimberlee Lagotta, San Diego County Superior Court Judge.
Hartsfield, 27, appeared in court in custody and represented himself. Lagotta said the sentence is the “maximum statutorily eligible sentence.”

Read the entire news article.  KUSI Fox 5 San Diego, by Alani Letang, March 20, 2024

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