Rene Hector Zepeda Pleads Not-Guilty To Foreclosure Break-In
Newport Beach, CA Patch:
A 72-year-old man and his attorney, who has been declared ineligible to practice law, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in connection with breaking into the man's foreclosed Newport Beach home.
Attorney Michael Theodore Pines of San Diego, who has been accused of encouraging others to break into their homes as an act of civil disobedience to protest foreclosure laws, and Rene Hector Zepeda pleaded not guilty to vandalism, second-degree burglary and unlawful entry of a residence, all misdemeanors, according to court records.
Pines also faces a misdemeanor count of resisting and obstructing an officer, according to court records.