Jameson Brooks Witty, 18, who is one of two people arrested
for taking the car part, pleaded guilty this month to grand
theft of property, destroying evidence and obstructing a peace
officer, said a statement from the Los Angeles County District
A Los Angeles County judge on Thursday sentenced Witty to six
months in county jail and three years of probation, said Ricardo
Santiago, a spokesman for the District Attorney's Office.
Anthony Edward Janow, 26, who pleaded guilty to the same
charges, is scheduled to be sentenced in October, prosecutors
The death of Walker in a fiery one-car crash in Santa Clarita,
California, 30 miles (48 km) northwest of Los Angeles, forced a
temporary halt to production of the seventh film in the
multibillion-dollar "Fast and Furious" action film franchise.
Police revealed after the November crash, which also killed
driver Roger Rodas, that part of the Porsche Carrera GT the two
men were riding in was stolen from the scene.
On the day of crash, someone using the Instagram handle "jamesonwitty"
posted photos of a portion of the roof of a red Porsche and
wrote, "Piece of Paul walkers car, took it off a tow truck at a
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies arrested Witty in December
after searching his home.
(Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)
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