SAN DIEGO — A father who entered an elephant enclosure along with his daughter on the San Diego Zoo has been sentenced to 4 years probation.
Jose Manuel Navarrete, already on probation for 2 different circumstances in Orange County, didn’t present as much as his preliminary sentencing in July.
“He did contact my workplace final court docket listening to on his incapacity to come back right down to San Diego from Orange County,” mentioned his lawyer representing him.
Navarrete entered a plea deal for little one endangerment, which his lawyer informed the decide he’s remorseful for.
“Mr. Navarrete, I’m not satisfied that you’re going to fare properly on probation given your interview with probation – indicated that you’re the sufferer on this case – relaxation assured, you aren’t the sufferer. It was your daughter – and also you endangered your daughter,” Decide Cano mentioned.
The decide informed Navarrete to take his probation phrases severely.
“I’m prepared to take action your honor,” Navarrete responded.
“If I place you on probation, you might be prepared to abide by these circumstances?” the decide requested.
“Right,” Navarrete mentioned.
Navarrete was sentenced to 4 years probation and is scheduled to report back to the probation workplace on Friday.
Navarrete has been requested to steer clear of the San Diego Zoo.
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