Rebecca Beltran, a Santa Ana resident, was sentenced on Friday, by O.C. Superior Court Judge Gregg L. Prickett, to a year in jail for lying to police in order to protect her boyfriend, Carlos Parra. He fled after he ran over a mother, Lady Audree Rebecca Hernandez, and her 3-year-old daughter, Miranda Palacios, with his car, in Anaheim. The little girl was killed in that accident and her mother was injured, according to the O.C. Register.
Beltran, 27, was also placed on five years of formal probation, according to Senior Deputy District Attorney Jennifer Walker. A nearly four- year prison sentence was suspended so long as Beltran does not violate probation, the prosecutor said, according to My News LA. Continue reading