Published Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 | 12:47 p.m.
Updated Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012 | 4:51 p.m.
Convicted pimp Ocean Fleming condemned his hired attorney and called the prosecution “malicious and overaggressive” during his bid Tuesday morning for a more lenient sentence. His last-minute argument didn’t work, though. Clark County District Judge Michael Villani sentenced Fleming to life in prison with the possibility of parole after five years for first-degree kidnapping, one of 23 counts a jury convicted him of in August. The life sentence will begin after Fleming serves at least 10 years behind bars for other counts, such as pandering, coercion with force and assault with a deadly weapon. “You need to blame yourself,” Villani ...
This version clarifies how long Fleming must serve before he is eligible for parole.