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2 Men Sentenced for Roles in Post-Lakers Championship Melee

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Two of the 45 people arrested on June 17 in the vicinity of the Staples Center following the Lakers' NBA Championship win have been handed down sentences for their role in the violence that erupted on the streets, according to LA Now. 20-year-old Mark Hull and 22-year-old Carlos Fuentes face 90 days in jail and a year of probation, during which time they must not go near the Staples Center. Hull is in custody at Camp Pendleton, charged with deserting the Marines. During the post-game melee, Hull threw rocks through a Downtown business' window, and Fuentes broke the lights on a police car.