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Times photographer pleads no contest to resisting police while covering Nancy Reagan's funeral

Times photographer pleads no contest to resisting police while covering Nancy Reagan's funeral

A Los Angeles Times photographer pleaded no contest Wednesday to resisting and obstructing police while he was transmitting photographs of former First Lady Nancy Reagan’s funeral motorcade in Simi Valley in March.

Ricardo DeAratanha entered the plea on the misdemeanor count before Ventura County Superior Court Judge F. Dino Inumerable, who sentenced the photographer to 12 months of unsupervised probation and 16 hours of community service.

If he successfully completes probation, DeAratanha may request the conviction be...

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