Violent Pimp From Santa Ana's Harbor Boulevard Loses Appeal

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Simmons: Lacking effective management skills
In April 2010, convicted felon Patrick Leo Simmons Jr. was driving around San Jose in his green Camaro when he met a prostitute, made himself her pimp and the next day relocated her to Santa Ana's notorious Harbor Boulevard.

Part of Simmons' business plan included advertising the woman's services as "Ashley" on Internet websites including in Village Voice Media's adult section, Backpage*. 

He rented a room at a nearby Travelodge motel and collected all of Ashley's money after each encounter.

But being a pimp, Simmons--who goes by the nickname "Kash"--wasn't content just to make money. He also had to show Ashley who was boss. He began physically assaulting her, according to law enforcement records.

She told one of her customers about the violence and that Simmons had refused to let her return to San Jose, where she had a young son. That customer contacted police.

Orange County prosecutors won 2010 convictions for pimping and pandering as well as battery. Though the defendant's family pleaded for mercy because he'd been abused by his father as a child, Superior Court Judge Patrick Donahue sentenced him to prison.

Simmons appealed, claiming that his public defender was "Satan" and had leaked information to the government.

This month, a California Court of Appeal in Santa Ana considered his complaints and rejected them.

Upshot: The 29-year-old will continue to serve his six-year prison sentence at California State Prison at Solano, a medium security facility.

(*Village Voice Media is the parent company to OC Weekly; company officials cooperated with the law enforcement investigation of the case.)

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20 comments
Jekaii07
Jekaii07

I believe it cuz when he raped me he was tellin me da story

Jekaii07
Jekaii07

I hate this man he raped n kidnapped me ma life aint been da same since

ageofknowledge
ageofknowledge

The solution is simple. Shove a stick of dynomite up his ass and light the fuse. Case closed. But we don't do that anymore in this country. We'll just pay enormous amounts of tax payer money to feed, clothe, house, and educate him while ensuring he gets free medical care in a place where he'll be treated like a celebrity. That's what passes for justice anymore in this country and the taxpayers are forced to pull down their pants and take it.

remus
remus

Suge lemonade, Is that woopie goldberg in your picture? Boy is she a piece of shit, 

David Amodt
David Amodt

Well, at least someone is pimping him out now at Solano.

Piper
Piper

Families will say anything. Nice try though

Wedretded
Wedretded

I don't believe the statement that he was abused by his father as a child. In the black community very few fathers (sperm donors) are around. Like the song says "you won't find me 'cause the rabbit done died". Disagree with that statement.

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